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Hillsdale College
Hillsdale, MI
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,486
   Women 738 (49.7%)
   Men 748 (50.3%)
Graduate Students 40
Entrance Difficulty Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate 45% of 1,934 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline April 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.77
SAT Math 636 average
570-690 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 681 average
620-750 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 30 average
28-32 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities X      
Cost of Attendance $38,922
  Tuition and Fees $25,522
  Room and Board $10,200
Average Percent of Need Met 60%
Average Freshman Award $15,323
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 135
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 35% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Hillsdale Population 8,207
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 99% of freshmen, 71% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division II
Sororities 34% of women participate
Fraternities 29% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 93.7% Unknown
International Students Not reported
First-Year Students Returning 94.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 72.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 76%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 22.0%