You can help educate America
We are often asked—why does Hillsdale offer this course for free?
Hillsdale offers this course free of charge because reading and understanding great literature is one of the glories of the human soul. In reading the classics, one encounters and converses with the great authors of the past. This conversation is part of a common intellectual heritage that shapes the mind and deepens the soul.
While the course is free to take, it is not without cost to Hillsdale College. The production, distribution, and maintenance of Hillsdale’s online courses are supported by thousands of individuals who believe in the importance of an educated citizenry.
Hillsdale refuses every penny of taxpayer-funded government support (even indirectly in the form of student grants and loans) to ensure academic independence and freedom of thought. That’s why the College counts on the generosity of supporters like you.
Will you make a tax-deductible donation today to help educate more Americans?