Hillsdale College

Hillsdale, MI

Hillsdale College

Hillsdale, MI

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Health & Medicine Profile

This is what college is meant to be

The founders of Hillsdale College set out to provide “a literary, scientific, and theological education” combined with “such moral and social instruction as will best develop the minds and improve the hearts of its pupils.” Through our rigorous core curriculum, you’ll study the great ideas and thinkers that have defined Western Civilization from ancient times to the present. You’ll strengthen your faith as you engage in respectful dialogue with students of other faith traditions and participate in student-led religious services and activities. You’ll shape your character through the vast array of student life organizations and community service opportunities. You’ll find that the education you receive at Hillsdale gives you the freedom to pursue a multitude of paths after graduation. A Hillsdale education equips you to not only lead but to live—live a good life in your home, your workplace, and your community.

Visiting Hillsdale College is the best way to experience the many unique elements of this undergraduate community. Schedule a campus visit online at hillsdale.edu/visit.



Ranked among the top 50 liberal arts schools in the nation | U.S. News & World Report


Ranked among the top 100 liberal arts colleges in the nation for “best value” | Kiplinger’s Personal Finance


One of The Best 386 Colleges in the nation | The Princeton Review


One of the “Top 100 Colleges in the Nation” | Forbes


#2 “Best College Newspaper in the Nation” | The Princeton Review

A Look at Hillsdale Programs

Hillsdale students can choose to major in any field while taking the required scientific preparation for medical school applications. This broad foundation of knowledge—paired with critical-thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills—positions students to be accepted to their graduate programs of choice; most Hillsdale students are accepted with their first application.

Pre-medicine and Pre-health Professions programs:
• Chiropractic
• Dental
• Medical
• Optometry
• Pharmacy
• Physical Therapy
• Veterinary 

• A dedicated pre-professional advisor
• High rates of acceptance to premium medical schools
• Option to apply to Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in freshman or sophomore year 

Recent admission to programs at:
• Case Western Reserve University
• Columbia University
• Indiana University
• Mayo Clinic
• Michigan State University
• Ohio State University
• University of Michigan
• University of Toledo

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “My Hillsdale education has given me an understanding of how ideas connect, and it helped me find my niche.”

    • Breana Noble ’18
  • “Hillsdale’s professors and coaches help you find opportunities to grow from a challenge. You become more capable, more willing to give yourself to others. It’s really true that strength rejoices in the challenge.”

    • Kyra Rodi ’17
  • “If anyone is interested in big ideas and discussing them with others who care—who honestly care—that their ideas have consequences and are striving to find the best ones, I know of no place better for their education than Hillsdale.”

    • Josiah Kollmeyer ’14
  • “Because learning what’s worth knowing takes work, so many practical skills follow naturally from a Hillsdale education.”

    • Garrett West ’15