Hope College

#1337 / #403
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#868
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.

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Hope College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
4,17292%81%120026

How Much Does Hope College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$36,650
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$17,553
30K - 48K$18,994
48K - 75K$22,669
75K - 110K$24,947
110K+$33,816

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 BodyUnder-Grads
3,0503,050

Where is Hope College?

Hope College is located at President's Office, 141 East 12th Street, Holland MI 49423-9000

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 Chemistry, Social Work, and Religious Studies. 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 .
Kevin DeYoung
An American theologian.
Robert E. Van Voorst
An American theologian.
Theodore O. Yntema
An American economist.
Morris Steggerda
An American anthropologist.
Sufjan Stevens
An American musician.
Samuel Marinus Zwemer
Samuel Marinus Zwemer
An American missionary .
Annette Ziegler
An American judge.
Larry Siedentop
Larry Siedentop
A British philosopher.
James G. Herman
An American oncologist.
Jim Kaat
An American baseball player and coach.

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