Hillsdale College

Hillsdale, MI

Hillsdale College

Hillsdale, MI

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Undergrad Science & Engineering Diversity Christian Life

Tuition & Fees

$28,368

$28,368

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
53%
600-699
38%
500-599
9%
700-800
43%
600-699
50%
500-599
7%
700-800
34%
600-699
46%
500-599
20%
30-36
74%
24-29
23%
18-23
3%
30-36
31%
24-29
59%
18-23
10%
30-36
68%
24-29
31%
18-23
1%
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undergraduateRatios

51%

male

49%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 769
Declined + 824
Total Received 1,593
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Private (nonprofit)

1,468

undergraduate students

58

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. History
  3. English
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Codes

SAT 1295
ACT 2010

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Location

School Facts

Hillsdale College, founded in 1844, is a private, selective, national, liberal arts college. Its 400-acre campus in the city of Hillsdale, is located in south central Michigan, approximately 70 miles from Ann Arbor, Toledo, Lansing, and Fort Wayne.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,526
Established in 1844
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Nondenominational Christian
Accredited by •  HLC Higher Learning Commission

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Hillsdale, MI

400-acre campus in Hillsdale (population: 8,141), 70 miles from Ann Arbor, 75 miles from Lansing, and 110 miles from Detroit. Served by air; major airports serve Detroit, Lansing, and Toledo (65 miles); bus and train serve Jackson (32 miles). School operates transportation to airports and bus and train stations.

Hillsdale College
33 East College Street
Hillsdale, MI 49242

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
74%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 22% of male students
 
3 sororities 33% of female students
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
53%
600-699
38%
500-599
9%
700-800
43%
600-699
50%
500-599
7%
700-800
34%
600-699
46%
500-599
20%
30-36
74%
24-29
23%
18-23
3%
30-36
31%
24-29
59%
18-23
10%
30-36
68%
24-29
31%
18-23
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
(waived if filed online)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 1 (priority deadline)
April 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 769
Declined + 824
Total Received 1,593

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Particular talent/ability

Not Considered

Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Doug Banbury
Vice President of Admissions
P: 517 607-2327
F: 517 607-2223
admissions@hillsdale.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 517 607-2350
F: 517 607-2298
financialaid@hillsdale.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Rich Moeggenberg
Director of Financial Aid
rmoeggenberg@hillsdale.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

archery, baseball, crew/rowing, equestrian sports, golf, rugby, sailing, shooting sports, soccer, tennis, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

archery, cheerleading, crew/rowing, equestrian sports, sailing, shooting sports, soccer, tennis, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

beach volleyball, dodgeball, flag football, Frisbee golf, inner-tube water polo, racquetball, rock climbing, table tennis, tennis

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Athletic Directors

Don Brubacher (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Midwest Athletic Conference
Mascot
Charger (Horse)
School colors
blue and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Studies
Applied Mathematics
Art
Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Christian Studies
Classical Studies
Comparative Literature
Economics
English
European Studies
Exercise Science
Finance
French
German
Greek
History
International Business
International Relations
Latin
Marketing
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy
Philosophy/Religion
Physical Education/Health
Physics
Political Economy
Political Science
Politics
Psychology
Religion
Sociology
Spanish
Speech
Sport Management
Sport Psychology
Theatre Arts
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. History
  3. English

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,526

total students

32%

in-state

68%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

1,468
students

Female
49%
713

Male
51%
755

4%

58
students

Female
28%
16

Male
72%
42

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

1,430
students

Female
49%
693

Male
51%
737

3%

38
students

Female
53%
20

Male
47%
18

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Student Break-down

99%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown

Transfer Admissions

50%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Spring: December 15

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

85%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 14
Countries most often represented Canada
Colombia
Germany
South Africa
Vietnam
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Victoria Watson
Admissions Counselor for Northeast and International Recruitment
517 607-2327
vwatson@hillsdale.edu

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