Hope College

#1118 / #341
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School

Liberal arts college in Michigan

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About Hope College

According to Wikipedia, Hope College is a private Christian liberal arts college in Holland, Michigan. It was originally opened in 1851 as the Pioneer School by Dutch immigrants four years after the community was first settled. The first freshman college class matriculated in 1862 and Hope received its state charter in 1866. Hope College is affiliated with the Reformed Church in America and retains a Christian atmosphere. Its campus is adjacent to the downtown commercial district and has been shared with Western Theological Seminary since 1884.

Hope College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
3,907 78% 76% 1230 26

How Much Does Hope College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $16,113
30K - 48K $17,573
48K - 75K $20,372
75K - 110K $25,779
110K+ $33,751

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Hope College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Hope College, then you can expect to earn an average of $50,700 per year. You also have a 94% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Hope College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads
3,004 3,004

Where is Hope College?

Hope College is located at 100 E. 8th Street, Suite 260, Holland MI 49422-9000

How Safe is Hope College?

Holland has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Hope College Known For?

Hope College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Hope College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Hope College's Most Influential Alumni?

Hope College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Nursing, and Chemistry. Here are some of Hope College's most famous alumni:

Richard Smalley
Richard Smalley
An American chemist.
A. J. Muste
A. J. Muste
A Christian pacifist and civil rights activist .
Dave Brat
An American economist and professor at Randolph–Macon College.
Kevin DeYoung
An American theologian.
Morris Steggerda
An American anthropologist.
Theodore O. Yntema
An American economist.
Larry Siedentop
Larry Siedentop
A British philosopher.
Rob Malda
Rob Malda
An American businessman.
Samuel Marinus Zwemer
Samuel Marinus Zwemer
An American missionary .
Annette Ziegler
An American judge.
Eugene Sutton
Eugene Sutton
An American bishop.
Robert E. Van Voorst
An American theologian.