Hillsdale College Overview
Located in Hillsdale, Michigan, Hillsdale College is a private not-for-profit institution. Hillsdale is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.
What Is Hillsdale College Known For?
- Students who want to work more closely with their professors have an easier time at Hillsdale College since the student to facuty ratio is 9 to 1.
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Hillsdale College.
- In 2017-2018, 99% of the faculty were full-time.
- On average, it takes about 4.1 years for students from Hillsdale College to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.
Hillsdale College Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Hillsdale College.
Where Is Hillsdale College?
Contact details for Hillsdale College are given below.
|Address:||33 E College St, Hillsdale, MI 49242|
How Do I Get Into Hillsdale College?
You can apply to Hillsdale College online at: https://apply2.hillsdale.edu/apply/
Admission Requirements for Hillsdale College
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
|TOEFL||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Hillsdale College?
Approximately 50% of accepted students are men and 50% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 36%, and the acceptance rate for women is 37%.
Average Test Scores
About 41% of students accepted to Hillsdale College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 650 and 740. Math scores were between 640 and 723.
Can I Afford Hillsdale College?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Hillsdale College, approximately 29% of students took out student loans averaging $10,899 a year. That adds up to $43,596 over four years for those students.
Hillsdale College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 77 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,423 full-time undergraduates at Hillsdale College, 52% are male and 48% are female.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
Michigan students aren't the only ones who study at Hillsdale College. At this time, 40 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 16 countries are represented at Hillsdale College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Kenya, Germany, and Canada.
Online Learning at Hillsdale College
Hillsdale College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Political Science & Government||31||17||1||49|
|General English Literature||43||0||0||43|
|Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology||19||0||0||19|
|Finance & Financial Management||16||0||0||16|
|Health & Physical Education||16||0||0||16|
|Classical Languages & Literature||15||0||0||15|
|Fine & Studio Arts||9||0||0||9|
|General Philosophy & Religious Studies||7||0||0||7|
|Communication & Media Studies||6||0||0||6|
|Drama & Theater Arts||3||0||0||3|
|Linguistics & Comparative Literature||0||0||0||0|
|International Relations & National Security||0||0||0||0|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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