B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    C-
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    C
  8. Location
    B+
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    C
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    A+
Hope International University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Restorationist
Athletic Division
NAIA Division I
Athletic Conference
Golden State Athletic Conference
Address
2500 E Nutwood Ave
Fullerton, CA 92831
Website
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Hope International University Rankings

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
32%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
820-1040
ACT Range
18-23
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

Cost

Net Price
$20,087/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $16,412/ year
  • $30-48k
    $16,975/ year
  • $49-75k
    $18,594/ year
  • $76-110k
    $23,268/ year
  • $110k+
    $27,816/ year
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Academics

Professors
C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
67%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.12 responses
100%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.12 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.11 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
726Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
19%
Pell Grant
55%
Varsity Athletes
29%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 8 responses
Report
  • Well rounded
    63%
  • Busy with multiple responsibilities
    25%
  • super nice
    13%
  • Diverse
    0%
  • Nerdy
    0%
  • Outgoing
    0%
  • Stressed
    0%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
47%
Poll
86%
of students say they don't have Greek life.14 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.22 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 9 responses
Report
  • Academically excellent
    78%
  • Socially inclined
    11%
  • Waste of money and time
    11%
  • Fast-paced
    0%
  • Home away from home
    0%
  • Strict
    0%
  • Underrated
    0%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
43%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
67%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.6 responses
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Hope International University Reviews

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Ironically, Hope International University lives up to it's name. For students, like myself, who come from low-income areas Hope is a great place to turn too. They provide scholarships for all their students! The campus is small but as a result of that the community is safe and friendly, a home away from home. Whether you're a Christian or not the relationships created with students, faculty, and professors goes beyond the classroom and prepares you for life, your career, and a source of encouragement for difficulties life throws your way. It challenges you academically and the professors aren't there for the paycheck only, they are passionate scholars who desire their students to grow academically, so they can become scholars as well. Hope successfully lives up to its name.
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I take online courses and I love it at Hope. I like having access to course work at any time also giving longer deadlines than sitting in a classroom. Teachers are flexible and although the campus is small, which is nice, there are extentions around Fullerton and Anaheim for counselors, financial aid and academic offices. People complain about the cost but you have to remember it is a private Christian university.
Hope International University has become one of my greatest experience and I am honored of being a student there. Their campus is absolutely marvelous and quite sanitary. What I like about this university is that it's small! I don't have to be lost looking for my classes or riding my scooter to get there. On the contrary, I could use the stairs or the elevator instead, and it's only three floors. And you know what's great about having a small campus? Being able to connect with students and faculty members. It is a great way to become closer and united instead of being distant. Most importantly, understanding that each individual is unique and different no matter what religious belief, ethnicity, or race.