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Hope College Stats, Info and Facts

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3,150 Students

74% Admitted

  • 3,150 full time
  • 172 part time
  • 1,144 men full time
  • 1,824 women full time
  • 4,375 applied
  • 3,222 admitted
  • 755 enrolled

3,150 Undergraduates

$34,990 Tuition/Year

  • 63 Non-Degree
  • $34,990 in state
  • N/A fees
  • $10,310 room & board
  • $950 books and supplies

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At a Glance

Religious affiliation: Reformed Church in America
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Great Lakes Small city
Highest Degree Offered: Bachelor's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: Flying Dutchmen
School Colors: Orange and Blue
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Isabel from Albuquerque, NM
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  • Hope is a great place for students who are committed to being involved in their education and getting the most out of the college experiences Hope has to offer. …

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  • Carly from Naperville, IL
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  • Hope College is a nationally acclaimed small college where education and Christian values are held up to the highest standard. Friendly faces and genuine hellos are as common as the…

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  • Hope College is a school for people who love learning. The science programs, particularly biology and chemistry, are beyond compare, with ample academic year and summer research opportunities available to…

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  • Kelsey from Ann Arbor, MI
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  • Hope is a high quality school with excellent academics. It provides an amazingly supportive christian community to its students. No matter where you come from or what you believe, Hope…

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  • Pamela from Los Angeles, CA
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  • Hope College provides a well balanced experience of both education and fun. You receive rigorous training to be successful in the future but you also have a chance to communicate…

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Mission Statement

The mission of Hope College is to educate students for lives of leadership and service in a global society through academic and co-curricular programs of recognized excellence in the liberal arts and in the context of the historic Christian faith.

Hope College
  • Located in Holland, MI
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 3,150 students enrolled
  • 74% admitted
  • $34,990 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Kelsey from Sycamore, IL
  • I am a current student here

    Hope is, put simply, a lot of fun. But beware lest ye become too caught up in all the clubs and events and forget to do thine homework (for example, I should be doing my French homework right now). Also, Chapel is awesome, and they schedule your classes around it.

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  • 5
  • Monica from Brooklyn Center, MN
  • I am a current student here

    The only thing I don't like about Hope is the winter. :) The community, however, is great! There are a lot of quirky people here, so fun/strange things happen, like the boys in Durfee hall parading around campus banging out beats on whatever they can find, or the chapel band dressing up for Halloween. Everyone is open and friendly, too!

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  • 5
  • Raelene
  • I am a current student here

    Hope provides so many activities to get it's students involved! We have some wonderful traditions here, like The Pull, Nykerk, the Hope and Calvin Rivalry, and more! There is something for everyone to be involved in!

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  • 5
  • Hannah
  • I am a current student here

    Because Hope is small, it gives you a tight community to live in, but not so tight you feel like you are on top of each other. Professors know you on a first name basis as opposed to a number in the network, and they are so willing to help you as a person, and not just as a member of their class. There are so many different small groups or programs that you can join, and there is always something you can do.

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  • 5
  • Julia from Bowling Green, OH
  • I am a current student here

    I love the campus it is very beautiful. Hope is not too far from Lake Michigan, which is gorgeous. I am on the cross country team and love it when our workouts would end at the beach.

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