3,150
Students
Financial aid thermometer
26,952
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
84
84%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Hope College is a 4-year institution located in Holland, MI, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 69 East 10th Street
PO Box 9000
Holland, MI  49422-9000
United States
Contact Admissions Office
Email: admissions@hope.edu
Phone: 616-395-7850

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Accounting And Business/management Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Drama And Dance Teacher Education Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
German Language Teacher Education Checkmark
History Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Physics Teacher Education Checkmark
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Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education&-early Childhood Checkmark
Special Education&-individuals With Emotional Disturbances Checkmark
Special Education&-individuals With Specific Learning Disabilities Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
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Music Performance Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Stringed Instruments Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,899
Applied
3,291
Accepted
3,150
Enrolled
84%

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.86
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Required for some programs One recommendation
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 550 660
SAT Math 540 660
ACT Composite 24 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

33,700
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Fees

310
Full-time student fees
10,310
Room & board
4,730
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

26,952
Avg. Financial Aid Package
27,577
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
18,338
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,287
Avg. Loan Aid
8,812
Avg. Grant Aid
20,276
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
81%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
25%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,150
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
28%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.65%
Black or African American 2.73%
White or Caucasian 81.81%
Asian 2.13%
Two or more races 2.44%
Other 0.7%

Gender

Male (38.86%)
Female (61.14%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 88%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming Weekend Events, Nykerk Cup Competition and Spring Fling

Student Services

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Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Social Activities Committee, Greek Life, Dance Marathon, Hockey Club and Relay for Life

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rugby No No No
Sailing Checkmark Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

348
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 238
Part-time - 110
Male - 170
Female - 178