How much does it cost to go to Hillsdale College?
On this page you'll get a better understanding of what college costs you'll actually have to pay out of pocket, which can vary widely based on where you live and your income level.
Why is Net Price Important?
Few students will pay the full advertised sticker price of Hillsdale College. The Net Price is an estimate of how much the average student actually pays to attend college for one year.
To calculate this number we take the total cost of attendance of Hillsdale College including tuition, fees, room, board and other expenses. Then we subtract out the average amount of aid awarded per student.
What is the Average Net Price for All Hillsdale College Undergrads?
The average student will pay a total net price of $25,069.
$25,069 is the average net price across all students. Your price may differ depending on your family income level.
The average net price of $25,069 is based on estimates from 2019. This number represents the overall average net price of all undergraduate students, including those that did not receive any financial aid.
Breakdown of College Costs for Freshmen
Grant and scholarship aid was given to 96% of freshman students.
The average amount awarded was $18,548.
When subtracted from the total cost to attend Hillsdale College and live on campus, the average annual net price for freshmen receiving aid was $24,410.
The following table explores the likelihood that you too will receive some common price-reducing aid, based on percentages.
|Net Price by Aid Group||On Campus||Off Campus||At Home|
|341 Total Freshmen|
|14 (4%) did not receive any grants or scholarships.||$42,958||$42,958||$31,568|
|327 (96%) split a total of $6,065,196 for an average of $18,548 each||$24,410||$24,410||$13,020|
The above refers to grants and scholarships from the college and/or the state, federal or local governments. Other sources of grant aid such as private scholarships are not included.
College Cost Estimator
Use the College Cost Estimator to get an idea of how much money you may have to spend out of pocket to attend Hillsdale College, and how many loans you may have to take on.
Select the factors that are true for you.
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Estimated Cost for You
This is what the college will likely charge you in this scenario.
Aid (Grants and Scholarships)
Money given to you to offset the cost of college.
Estimated Net Price
This is what you can expect to pay (or pay back).
Money you borrow to cover the cost of college. You will have to repay this eventually.
Out of Pocket
Money you need to come up with each year to attend college.
How much will you be relying on loans to finance your education?
Research the average amount of loan debt students take on from this school.
Actual Price Varies Based on Income
Family income can have a large impact on the amount of aid you receive, and thus, your net price.
We were hoping to give examples of that here, but unfortunately, the information for Hillsdale College was not available.
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Are College Costs Rising?
Over a period of four years, the average net price paid by all freshmen at Hillsdale College has decreased by an average of 1.0% per year. This means that despite total costs rising at an average annual rate of 3.9% the average aid given to freshmen has increased at a faster rate.
Is the Net Price at Hillsdale College Above Average?
An overall average net price of $24,410 puts Hillsdale College above the national average of $19,796.
Financial Aid Packages Vary From Year to Year
Many schools offer more aid to first year students (freshmen) than they do to other undergraduates. Is that the case with this school?