Hillsdale College

Hillsdale College Ranking

country rank: 364
world rank: 957

University Overview

Hillsdale College, established in 1844, is a non-profit private liberal arts college based in the rural setting of Hillsdale, Michigan (population range of 2,500-9,999). Hillsdale College ranking is a rather limited (Topuniversitieslist registration range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education university that is officially approved by the Higher Learning Commission. Hillsdale College provides classes and services in a variety of fields that contribute to formally accredited higher education degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 175-year-old American higher-education college has a preferential admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. The enrollment rate for this US higher education institution is 30-40%, rendering it a very selective institution. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Hillsdale College ranking also has a library, accommodation, athletic equipment, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services to students.

Hillsdale College Ranking

University Identity

Name Hillsdale College
Founded 1844
Motto Virtus Tentamine Gaudet Strength Rejoices in the Challenge
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 33 E College Street Hillsdale 49242 Michigan United States
Tel +1 (517) 437 7341
Fax +1 (517) 607 2223

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office 33 East College Street Hillsdale 49242 (517) 607 2327

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Hillsdale College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 275,174 physical volumes, 22,426 physical media, 134,155 digital/electronic medium and 235 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes Hillsdale College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,032 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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