Hillsdale College was founded in 1844 with a mission to provide "all who wish to learn" the education necessary to preserve the civil and religious liberties of America. The founders of Hillsdale College understood, like the founders of our great nation, that free government requires independent, virtuous, and knowledgeable citizens.
In 2011 Hillsdale launched its online courses program to extend this mission and to teach the core subjects of a Hillsdale education free of charge. Since that time, more than 2.6 million Americans have partnered with us in this effort.
"To save America, we must first understand what we are trying to save. But for decades now our media and academic elite have presented a distorted view of the history and principles of America. Their aim is transform our government and way of life.
That’s why I’m urging everyone to take Hillsdale’s free online course, “American Citizenship and Its Decline,” taught by the excellent Victor Da