36%

Acceptance Rate

$18,634

Avg.Financial Aid

002731

FAFSA Code

About Hillsdale College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,521

Website

https://www.hillsdale.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

N/A

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Undenominational

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Hillsdale College, which is located in Hillsdale, MI is a private, Undenominational university. Hillsdale College occupies a total area of about 400 acres. It was in 1844 when the Hillsdale College was founded. The motto of the Hillsdale College is Latin: Virtus Tentamine Gaudet and its official colors are blue and white. The total enrolment stands at 1,526 students at Hillsdale College. Around 1,468 and 58 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 124 full-time, 48 adjunct faculty. Around 48% of the students are females and 52% are males. Notably, Hillsdale College is also home to an ethnically diverse student population. At HC around 100% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity. Moreover, around 98% of the students are 24 and under. In its 176 years of existence, HC has produced several known personalities like LaMarcus Adna Thompson (Inventor), Phil Crane (Politician), Peter Leithart (Author), and Bob Clark (Film Producer, Screenwriter). The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. It also encourages its students to participate in athletics, as it helps in building character. A total of 81 programs, including both residential and online, are currently offered by HC. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by HLC Higher Learning Commission. $528 million (2016) is the total value of endowment of the Hillsdale College.

Location & Contact

Address

33 E College St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5174377341
Fax: N/A
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a college and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the college has a ranking. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed Hillsdale College at the 195th position among other national universities.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1-Apr

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

36%

SAT Range

1275 - 1465

ACT Range

29 - 32

Application Fee

$35

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

It is moderately difficult to secure admission in Hillsdale College. The university takes in a few number of students and is selective. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $35, as part of the admission process at HC. The SAT score in the range of 1300-1470 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. The average ACT score at Hillsdale College is 31. However, those getting an ACT score less than 29 might also be offered admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 33 E College St, Hillsdale, Michigan 49242, or call (517) 437-7341.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$21,918

Average Annual Cost

$26,300

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$1,278

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$11,000

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,000

Total One Year Cost

$41,778

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to HC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $42,958. The average annual tuition cost ($28,368), books and supplies ($1,200), room and boarding ($11,390), and budget for other expenses ($2,000) are all included in this cost. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

9:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

91%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

76%

Male Professors

24%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Economics

42 Graduates

History

36 Graduates

Political Science and Government

32 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

28 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

24 Graduates

Biology, General

23 Graduates

Mathematics

23 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

20 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

15 Graduates

Marketing

14 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

14 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

13 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

12 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

12 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

12 Graduates

Chemistry

8 Graduates

Psychology, General

7 Graduates

Philosophy

6 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

5 Graduates

Physics

5 Graduates

Area Studies

3 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

3 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

2 Graduates

Music

2 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

1 Graduates

International Business

1 Graduates

Philosophy and Religious Studies, G...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,468

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

N/A

Full-time

98%

Part-time

2%

Students Gender

Male

52%

US National: 44%

Female

48%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

0% White

100% Unknown

0% Black

0% Hispanic

0% Two or more races

0% Non Resident alien

0% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

74%

Out Of State

25%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

N/A

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 99% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

99%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,440/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,370/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,370/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Chargers

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Great Midwest Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

13

Sports Club

9

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $11,390 per year. Hillsdale College has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at HC costs around $5,370 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the college has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. There are around 52% male and 48% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

N/A

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

N/A

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

N/A - N/A

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

96%

Average Aid Per Year

$18,634

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

96%

Average Aid Per Year

$18,634

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$3,890,891

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$18,705,988

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at HC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. An average financial aid of around $18,548 is disbursed to the students at HC. Hillsdale College offers an average institutional aid of up to $18,548 to students. At HC, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $3,890,891 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $18,705,988.

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