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SEO Report for hillsdale.edu

January 17, 2020 9:35 AM
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SEO SCORE

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90

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PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES

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OVERVIEW

• Category
Education  >  College / Graduate School  >  7-12 Education
• Online since
November 6, 1992 (explore Wayback Machine)
• Age
27 years, 10 months, 25 days
• Alexa Rank
#74.520, hillsdale.edu is in the world's top 100.000 websites!
• Owner
Hillsdale College (See more)

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SSL Certificate
Great, this website is SSL secured (HTTPS).
The certificate issued by CloudFlare, Inc. is valid from November 21, 2019 to October 9, 2020.
Title Tag
Hillsdale College - What college is meant to be
Length: 47 (recommended: 10 to 70)
Meta Description
Hillsdale College is a selective, top-ranked college in Michigan, known for the classical liberal arts and for its independence from government funding.
Length: 152 (recommended: 50 to 160)
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Hillsdale College - What college is meant to be

https://hillsdale.edu

Hillsdale College is a selective, top-ranked college in Michigan, known for the classical liberal arts and for its independence from government funding.

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Hillsdale College - What college is meant to be

Hillsdale College is a selective, top-ranked college in Michigan, known for the classical liberal arts and for its independence fr...

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URL Resolve

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URL Parameters
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Attribute Value
viewport width=device-width, initial-scale=1

SEMANTIC ANALYSIS

The results of our semantic analysis are shown below using the website's language.

They are the main concepts covered by hillsdale.edu.

Each concept has a confidence score. The higher it is, the more important the topic is relative to the page.

Topics
Hillsdale College Confidence: 90% Arrow up

Hillsdale College is a co-educational, non-profit liberal arts college in Hillsdale, Michigan, United States.

Most of the curriculum is based on and centered on the teaching of the Western heritage as a product of both the Greco-Roman culture and the Judeo-Christian tradition.

Hillsdale requires every student, regardless of major, to complete a core curriculum that includes courses on the Great Books and the U.S. Constitution.

The college declines to accept federal financial support, instead providing private financial assistance to its students.

Classical liberalism Confidence: 84% Arrow up

Classical liberalism is a political ideology and a branch of liberalism which advocates civil liberties and political freedom with representative democracy under the rule of law, and emphasizes economic freedoms found in economic liberalism which is also called free market capitalism.

Liberal arts education Confidence: 74% Arrow up

The liberal arts (Latin: artes liberales) are those subjects or skills that in classical antiquity were considered essential for a free person (Latin: liberalis, "worthy of a free person") to know in order to take an active part in civic life, something that (for Ancient Greece) included participating in public debate, defending oneself in court, serving on juries, and most importantly, military service.

Grammar, logic, and rhetoric were the core liberal arts, while arithmetic, geometry, the theory of music, and astronomy also played a (somewhat lesser) part in education.

Michigan Confidence: 74% Arrow up

Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States.

The name Michigan is the French form of the Ojibwa word mishigamaa, meaning "large water" or "large lake".

Michigan is the tenth most populous of the 50 United States, with the 11th most extensive total area (the largest state by total area east of the Mississippi River).

Its capital is Lansing, and its largest city is Detroit.

United States Declaration of Independence Confidence: 66% Arrow

WEBSITE SPEED

hillsdale.edu website speed is normal. Page speed is important for visitors and search engines.

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Page Loading Time

1.4s

This domain loads at the median speed of 1.4 seconds.

Speed Percentile

65%

hillsdale.edu is faster than approximately 65 percent of the web. Your website page speed needs to be as fast as you can make it, without compromising the customer experience.

A good goal to achieve is a loading time of 2 seconds on desktop and mobile devices.

TRAFFIC

This website is ranked #74.520 by Alexa.

This rank is traffic based. The lower the rank is, the better the domain is ranked.

Alexa data for hillsdale.edu

Daily visitors by country

  • hillsdale.edu daily visitors distribution - Total: 1 country
  • Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America (93.2%)
  • Flaf icon for other countryOthers (6.8%)

Traffic country ranks

Country Rank
Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America #11.583

LAYOUT

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Mobile Rendering

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Main colors used

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  • 31% #505030
  • 18% #605040
  • 17% #303030
  • 12% #202020
  • 6% #707050
  • 6% #f0f0f0
  • 5% #909060
  • 4% #a09070
  • 1% #ffffff
  • 1% #b0a080
  • 0% #fffff0
  • 0% #fff0f0

Text/code ratio

hillsdale.edu's text/code ratio is 6.63%. It's a bit low. Consider raising it by adding more text content of value for your visitors, or keeping your code clean.
Text / Code Ratio 6.63%

A good text to HTML ratio is anywhere from 25 to 70%.

This percentage refers to the visible text ratio, as opposed to HTML elements, image tags and other non-visible information.

Main HTML tags

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  • <H1> 1
  • <H2> 12
  • <H3> 6
  • <H4> 19
  • <H5> 0
  • <H6> 0
<H1>
Top level heading
What we learn hillsdale offers an education designed to equip human beings for self-government. –— larry p. arnn, president, hillsdale college
<H2>
2nd level heading
A journey together
Study what really matters
The good, the true, the beautiful
This is what college is meant to be.
Onlinecourses
<H3>
3rd level heading
Get started
The urgent need for a united states space forcejanuary 2020 • volume 49, number 1 • steven l. kwast
Four pillars: educating for america december 2019 • volume 48, number 12 • larry p. arnn
Watch the 2019 tele-townhall
175 years of learning, character, faith & freedom
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4th level heading
Pursuing truth
Government funding accepted
U.s. news & world report (2)
Business ınsider
Kiplinger's personal finance
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We found 42 images on this website.
22 ALT attributes are missing on your image tags.

Image Image URL Occurrences
Image with missing alt attribute found on hillsdale.edu https://www.hillsdale.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/CMP_052715_001_059-1-1200x800.jpg 1
Image with missing alt attribute found on hillsdale.edu https://www.hillsdale.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/HillsdaleCollege-1844.png 1
Image with missing alt attribute found on hillsdale.edu https://www.hillsdale.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/NoFederalFunding.png 1
Image with missing alt attribute found on hillsdale.edu https://www.hillsdale.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/best-colleges-liberal-arts-1.png 1
Image with missing alt attribute found on hillsdale.edu https://www.hillsdale.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/best-colleges-liberal-arts-undergrad-teaching-1... 1

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It looks like you're missing alternative text for 22 images on hillsdale.edu. Check your website to make sure it's specified for each image on the page.

SOCIAL

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  • Facebook iconFacebook
  • Total Engagement 7.845
  • Likes 3.845
  • Shares 2.870
  • Comments 1.130
  • Pinterest iconPinterest 1
  • Linkedin iconLinkedin 0
  • Stumbleupon iconStumbleupon 0

DOMAIN

Registration Date 11/06/1992 27 years, 10 months, 25 days ago
Last Modified 09/26/2019 1 year, 2 days ago
Expiration Date 07/31/2020 Expired

SERVER

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  • Service Provider (ISP)
  • Cloudflare, Inc.
  • IP Address
  • 104.26.13.114
  • Country
  • Flag for United StatesUnited States
  • Region
  • Illinois , Chicago
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • 41.8781 : -87.6298

OWNER

The owner's whois contact information is public.
Organization
Hillsdale College
Address
33 E. College St.
City
Hillsdale
Zip
49242
State
MI
Country
USA
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