As high schoolers across the nation graduate, are they heading to places where they’ll learn why America is the world’s freest nation; that we’re the first country founded on the principle that “all men are created equal?” Will they be taught the Constitution, our rich history, or what makes America great?

There is a place where students study these truths. Hillsdale College. Here, students study what is true, good, and beautiful. By putting in the work to understand these things, students graduate ready to lead. As Vice President Mike Pence said at Hillsdale’s Commencement ceremony this year, Hillsdale students learn “not what to DO, but what to BE.”

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With Hillsdale College’s free online courses, you’ll study with the same faculty who teach on campus. It’s a great way to experience a Hillsdale education and learn from some of today’s best teachers and scholars about politics, history, economics, English, and more.

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Hillsdale provides this Education without taking a single penny of taxpayer money. 

Not one penny.

Hillsdale is a highly selective, coeducational liberal arts college that enrolls 1,400 students. Fully accredited, it graduates students with the degree of bachelor of arts or bachelor of science and prepares them for graduate study, for professional schools, for teaching, and for many vocational and cultural pursuits.

Hillsdale’s founders opened the College’s doors to all, regardless of “race, sex, or national origin,” in 1844. It was the first college in Michigan, and the second in the United States, to admit women on par with men. Its cosmopolitan student body comes from forty-seven states and eight foreign countries.

Hillsdale College is also fiercely independent. To maintain that independence, Hillsdale accepts not one penny of federal or state taxpayer funds—even indirectly in the form of student grants or loans. Instead, the education Hillsdale provides to both students on-campus and millions of Americans across the nation is made possible by the generous support of donors nationwide.

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