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Why Hillyer

At Hillyer College, you will get the advantage of pursuing your major with extra support. We respect different learning styles and a multitude of perspectives. Our small class sizes, mentoring programs, and an exclusive study center are just a few ways we help you make a smooth, successful transition to college.

Dedicated Resources

  • Small classes (a maximum of 18 students) taught by full-time faculty who are experts in their fields
  • Courses catered toward different learning styles
  • An academic advisor who is also your professor. You’ll have regular meetings both in and out of the classroom.
  • Exclusive study center with access to peer tutors for drop-in meetings, a math lab, and a faculty-led writing center
  • Academic strategies courses built into the curriculum to strengthen your study skills and help you explore different careers
  • Mentorship program to support you throughout your first year
  • Summer Bridge, a weeklong campus program designed to ease the transition from high school to college. Get a head start on academics an experience your new UHart community

Hillyer College is home! Here, I found my voice. I embraced the authentic me, my worldly views and desire to contribute to my wonderful continent of Africa. It is with the empowering support and guidance from my Hillyer professors that I today continue to think outside of the box, take calculated risks and learn from both my successes and failures.

YaAdam Fye , '07

Choosing to attend Hillyer College was one of the best decisions I made. Hillyer helps students during the difficult transition from high school to college. It is great at fostering a sense of community and belonging for first-year students. To this day, I remain in communication with my classmates from Hillyer, and we have yet to stop our tradition of celebrating each other’s accomplishments.

Wayne Lawrence, ’13

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