A Life-Defining Experience

That’s really not too much to ask from a college.

At Hillsdale College, our goal is simple and profound: to help you understand what is noblest and best in yourself and the world. Our demanding courses stress the importance of reflecting and asking questions, which you’ll do in the classroom and outside of it. That’s how you’ll become more than a college graduate—you’ll understand how to live a life defined by the good, the true, and the beautiful.



Academics at Hillsdale

At Hillsdale, you’ll study a classical liberal arts core curriculum that will help you understand your place and purpose in the cosmos. You’ll meet timeless, inescapably relevant ideas about the individual and society. You’ll find peers as intellectually enthusiastic as you are to find the truth of things.

Majors & Minors Core Curriculum Off-Campus Study


Community at Hillsdale

All of our students sign the Honor Code, committing themselves to honor, honesty, duty, and respect. It’s a commitment to self-government, setting forth the moral and intellectual virtues necessary for a good life—a benchmark for every educated man and woman. It animates campus culture, and builds a community dedicated to higher things.

Honor Code Athletics Clubs & Intramurals

After Graduation

Life After Graduation

You’ll work harder at Hillsdale than you ever have before. Ultimately, however, the goal isn’t just about getting an A—it’s excelling as an informed, active citizen. You’ll be a poised, compelling communicator. You’ll be able to think on your feet and assess complex situations clearly. Not coincidentally, employers think the world of people with this level of discipline and skills.

Placement Career Services

Contact Undergraduate Admissions

Phone: (517) 607-2327Email: [email protected]

Admissions Office

Hillsdale College
33 E. College Street
Hillsdale, MI 49242