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Hillsdale College Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
A
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
Yes
Freshmen Live On-Campus
99%
Undergrads in College Housing
Average Housing Cost
$5,240/ year
Poll
53%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.15 responses
Poll
87%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.30 responses

Food

Campus Food
B-
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$5,160/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 40 responses
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  • AJ's cafe, Bon Appetite
    30%
  • AJ's cafe, but SAGA's Sunday Brunch is good too.
    23%
  • Desserts (especially when it's a holiday)
    18%
  • Great variety: always pizza burges chicken salad +
    13%
  • The salad bar in Bon Appetit
    8%
  • AJ's
    5%
  • Meatloaf
    5%
58%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.19 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
B-
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
A
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 15 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    53%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    20%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    20%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    7%

Safety

Safety
NG
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
100%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.21 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 11 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    73%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    27%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 17 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    41%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    41%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    12%
  • We have campus police?
    6%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 36 responses
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    25%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    69%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    6%
Men's Varsity Sports
Women's Varsity Sports

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Music
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 7 responses
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  • My favorite campus wide event is the garden party.
    43%
  • Centralhallapalooza
    29%
  • Derby Days
    14%
  • Sweater Party
    14%

Party Scene

Party Scene
C
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 27 responses
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    7%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    56%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    19%
  • Parties? What parties?
    19%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 17 responses
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  • Central Hall Palooza
    59%
  • Homecoming
    18%
  • Garden Party and Presidents Ball
    6%
  • Graduation
    6%
  • Graduation
    6%
  • The Source
    6%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
Women in Sororities
52%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.33 responses
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