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Hillsdale College

Hillsdale, MI, USA
4.39 Average Rating

Hillsdale College is a nondenominational liberal arts college in southern Michigan and the country’s first college to officially ban discrimination on the basis of race, gender, and religion. Hillsdale confers undergraduate degrees in 46 fields of study grouped around eight academic departments. As part of Hillsdale’s liberal arts core, all students are required to complete 14 courses in Humanities, Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences. Throughout the year, students participate in a number of unique campus-wide traditions including Thatcherball and Statue Golf.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Undenominational
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Town
In State Students
34%
Out of State Students
64%
0
100
45%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 30
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1347
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 1, 2018
Fall Regular Decision April 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
1,556
Total Number of Undergrads
1,512
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
0
100
71%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
85%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
10:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$23,420
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$26,742
Out-of-State Tuition
$26,742
0
100
68%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%
Average Aid Per Year
$16,735
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
51%
49%
Student Organizations
110
Size of Town
Town: Distant
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Detroit
Chicago
Washington
Grand Rapids
New York
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
60%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$42,260
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What Students Are Saying

4.39 Average Rating
The best liberal arts college in the United States. The education and people are what make this college so great and unique.
Alexandria from Naples, FL
Hillsdale is a great place to get a classic liberal arts education. Students learn to think for themselves, become critical thinkers, and appreciate the free market system. The small student body - 1400 students - lends itself to one-on-one attention from an internationally recognized faculty.
Alex from Wolverine Lake, MI

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