Hillsdale College Ranked 71 out of 100 Top National Liberal Arts Colleges

Hillsdale College Ranked 71 out of 100 Top National Liberal Arts Colleges

U.S. News & World Report ranked Hillsdale College best liberal arts college in Michigan

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Hillsdale, Mich. – Hillsdale College is proud to announce that it is ranked among U.S. News & World Report’s Best National Liberal Arts Colleges for the fifth consecutive year. The school is ranked 71 among the 233 liberal arts colleges assessed and first among liberal arts colleges in the state of Michigan.

“We are pleased that Hillsdale College has once again been recognized as a leader in both our region and the country as a whole,” said David Whalen, provost of Hillsdale College. “It is a gratifying acknowledgment of the value of Hillsdale’s outstanding liberal arts education.”

Hillsdale College has been ranked in the top 100 best liberal arts colleges by U.S. News & World Report each year since 2013. Hillsdale moved up 12 spots from its 2017 position and, for the first time, Hillsdale topped all other liberal arts colleges in Michigan.

Annually, U.S. News & World Report assesses and ranks the best national universities and liberal arts colleges and regional universities and liberal arts colleges, also publishing rankings for several specialty categories. The rankings are based on a school’s score out of 100, calculating a host of factors, including evaluation by academic peers and high school guidance counselors, graduation and retention rates, student selectivity, alumni giving, and faculty resources. For more information, visit usnews.com/colleges.

About Hillsdale College

Hillsdale College, founded in 1844, has built a national reputation through its classical liberal arts core curriculum and its principled refusal to accept federal or state taxpayer subsidies, even indirectly in the form of student grants or loans. It also conducts an educational outreach effort promoting civil and religious liberty, including a free monthly speech digest, Imprimis, with a circulation of more than 3.4 million.

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