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Hillsdale College Ranked Among Nation’s Best Liberal Arts Colleges

Hillsdale featured in U.S. News and World Report annual rankings of country’s top academic institutions

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Hillsdale, Mich. – Hillsdale College has again been ranked among U.S. News and World Report’s Best National Liberal Arts Colleges for 2019. Hillsdale is ranked 76 among the 229 liberal arts colleges assessed.

“We are pleased that Hillsdale College has again been ranked as one of the country’s leading institutions of higher learning,” said David Whalen, provost of Hillsdale College. “The education we provide is of the highest caliber. While rankings cannot capture the depth of what we do, it is nevertheless encouraging to be recognized for the dedication and hard work of our faculty, staff, and students.”

Hillsdale College has been ranked in the top 100 best liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report each year since 2013.

Annually, U.S. News and World Report evaluates the best national universities and liberal arts colleges and regional universities and liberal arts colleges, publishing overall rankings as well as rankings in several specialty categories. The rankings are based on a school’s score out of 100, derived from criteria including evaluation by academic peers and high school guidance counselors, graduation and retention rates, student selectivity, alumni giving and faculty resources. For more information about the U.S. News and World Report 2019 Best Colleges Rankings, visit

About Hillsdale College

Hillsdale College is an independent liberal arts college located in southern Michigan. Founded in 1844, the College 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 outreach effort promoting civil and religious liberty, including a free monthly speech digest, Imprimis, with a circulation of more than 4.5 million. For more information, visit

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