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Hillsdale College
  • 4 Year
  • Hillsdale, MI

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Value
    grade unavailable
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade C minus
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade A

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Hillsdale is a highly rated private, non-denominational college located in Hillsdale, Michigan. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,431 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Hillsdale acceptance rate is 48%. Popular majors include Economics, History, and Political Science and Government. Hillsdale graduates 86% of its students.

About

33 E College St
Hillsdale, MI 49242
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Great Midwest Athletic Conference

Hillsdale College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Hillsdale Admissions

Acceptance Rate
48%
Application Deadline
April 1
SAT Range
1300-1470
ACT Range
29-33
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes
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Cost

Net Price
$23,230 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$18,548 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
89%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 18 responses
73%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 26 responses
15%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 26 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,431 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
37
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
0%
Varsity Athletes
23%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 19 responses
  • High acheiver
    32%
  • Curious about everything
    16%
  • Friendly
    16%
  • Studious
    16%
  • Well-rounded
    16%
  • Religious
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
53%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 36 responses
Poll
72%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 39 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Pursuing truth, defending liberty
    47%
  • Classical Liberal Arts
    16%
  • Strength rejoices in the challenge.
    11%
  • Traditional
    11%
  • Liberty
    5%
  • Respect
    5%
  • Strict
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
No data available  
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
86%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
No data available  
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 10 responses

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