69 East 10th Holland, MI 49422-9000 616-395-7850
http://www.hope.edu admissions@hope.edu
About Hope College
  • Year of Foundation 1862
  • Size of Campus 120 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Reformed Church
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 3,141
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 60%, 40%, 31%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $26,860
  • Room and Board $8,260
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee 35
  • Enrollment No. 3,153
Hope graduates are educated to think about life’s most important issues with clarity, wisdom, and a deep understanding of the foundational commitments of the historic Christian faith. They are agents of Hope who live faithfully into their vocations. At this distinguished four-year liberal arts college, academic excellence and vibrant Christian faith join to strengthen each other in a supportive and welcoming community. While historically affiliated with the Reformed Church in America, Hope is ecumenically diverse and values open discussion of matters of faith and respect for the opinions of others.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 6
  • Percent students who are frat members 11%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Bete Kappa (national honorary); Mortar Board (national honorary); Alpha Epsilon Delta (premedical, predental); Beta Beta Beta (biology); Chi Omega Omicron (computer science); Delta Omicron (music); Delta Phi Alpha (German); Eta Sigma Phi (classical lan
  • Number of frats 6
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Union of Catholic Students, Fellowship of Christian Students, Refuge in Spiritual Expression, Sacred Dance, Nurses Christian Fellowship, Drama Praise and Worhip Team, Partners in Promise, Silent Praise, Gospel Choir, Interv
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Pull, Nykerk, Dance Marathon, Spring Fling, Mission Trips, Programming Board Events, Relay for Life
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) La Raza Unida (formerly Hispanic Student Organization); Black Student Union; Hope's Asian Perspectives Association; Phelps Scholar Program; International Relations Club; Model United Nations
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 13%
  • Number of students in fraternities 6
  • Other general policies hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited, other
  • Number of sororities 7
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Other on-campus organizations 19%
  • Distance to nearest airport Grand Rapids, Michigan (31), Muskegon, Michigan (30)
  • Distance to nearest train Holland, Michigan (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Holland, Michigan (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 17%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 6%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 1%
  • Number of students using college housing 68%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 19%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 3%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (42%), women's dorms (30%), men's dorms (10%), sorority housing (5%), fraternity housing (4%), apartments for married students (0%), apartment for single students (0%), special housing for disabled students (1%), cooperative housing (0%), other
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 57%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 40%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 120
Campus Services
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 200
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 14,068
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 30
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books 1,609
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 300
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities Music library
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 364,771
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Museums Joint Archives of Holland
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Subscriptions 2,955
  • Basic Services Provided placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 45
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 17,500
  • Number Of Microforms 389,996
Student Employment and Career
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Stryker, Spectrum Health, Ernst and Young, West Ottawa School, Edward Jones, Plante Moran, BDO Seidman, Greenridge Realty, Chicago Public Schools, Hudsonville Public Schools, Holland Public Schools, Zeeland Public Schools, US Government
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,000
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 23%
  • Employed Students after 1 year 66%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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