We’re here to help you build the life you’re meant to live.
At Hillsdale you’ll meet people and be exposed to ideas that will expand the way you see the world and your role in it. You’ll get an education that will prepare you for anything. You’ll learn to demand more from yourself, because you’ll see how much more you have to deliver. Come to Hillsdale and experience what college was meant to be.
As you consider Hillsdale among other options, you will notice features that set us apart.
What is the Hillsdale Honor Code?
Our Honor Code shapes student culture around the goal of self-government. Students unite what they learn about virtue in the classroom to its practice in daily life and help one another develop good character.
What is unique about academics at Hillsdale?
A true and traditional liberal arts curriculum. As students study the best of the Western Tradition with our faculty, they form the ability to think critically and independently, and to recognize and pursue the Good, True, and Beautiful. This type of education guides our students through their life, regardless of career path.
How does Hillsdale College help prepare you for a career after graduation?
Hillsdale offers an excellent start to your future. The 97 percent placement rate for Hillsdale College graduates proves our students find employment upon graduation. Our Career Services professionals work with students from the very beginning of their college experience to help identify goals and become competitive applicants for internships, graduate programs, and professional schools like law and medicine.
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"As far back as I can remember, I have been interested in everything. That's why I chose to study philosophy: the discipline that studies everything in relation to wisdom."
Nathan Schlueter, Philosophy
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"A professor's job is never to make false idols for our students but to find the excellences within each one, to encourage the honing of unique gifts, and to inspire the rising generations to love through charity."
Brad Birzer, History
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Where will Hillsdale take you? Everywhere.