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Hope College
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  • 4 Year
  • HOLLAND, MI

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

69 EAST 10TH STREET
HOLLAND, MI 49423
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
From Hope College

At Hope College, academic excellence in the liberal arts combine with a vibrant Christian faith. This rare combination means you’ll spend every day here challenging yourself and asking questions. The answers will shape your life.

With 3,100+ students and nearly 360 professors, we inspire students to live life to the fullest — and achieve remarkable results. As a Hope student, you’ll immerse yourself in the liberal arts, exploring ideas and faith, freely and fully.

With more than 80 majors and minors, and an 11-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio, you’ll also find dedicated professors who challenge and mentor you, inside and outside the classroom.

We’re proud to field 22 NCAA Division III teams. We're also proud to be the first private, four-year, undergraduate liberal arts college in the United States with national accreditation in art, dance, music and theatre.

A Hope education is personal and powerful. Experience the Hope difference for yourself.

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Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
78%
SAT Range
1130-1330
ACT Range
23-29
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$30,320 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$18,650 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
89%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 55 responses
61%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 69 responses
46%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 69 responses

Majors

The Arts At Hope College

From center stage to the upper balcony, you can plug into an arts experience at Hope — no matter what you’re looking for. Hope’s academic departments provide instruction and experience in every major arts program. Hope College was the first private, liberal arts college to hold national accreditation in art, dance, music and theater.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    34%
  • On Campus
    59%
  • Online
    7%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,908 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
153
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
20%
Varsity Athletes
18%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 47 responses
  • Friendly
    26%
  • Ready to learn.
    23%
  • Involved
    19%
  • Helpful
    15%
  • Conservative, Christian, provincial
    11%
  • Outgoing
    4%
  • Always ready to party
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
99%
Poll
61%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 80 responses
Poll
51%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 86 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 43 responses
  • Community
    33%
  • All-encompassing
    21%
  • Global learning
    21%
  • Very task oriented.
    14%
  • Conservative
    7%
  • Inquisitive
    5%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
76%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 41 responses

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