Hope College: Review & Facts

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Hope College is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,395 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1866 and is one of the 2 colleges located in Holland, Michigan.

Hope College is affiliated with Reformed Church in America.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
62
Fair
At Hope College you can obtain your bachelor's degree.

Hope College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 62 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Business, Management, Psychology, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
88%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Hope College is high at 88% (well above Michigan average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Hope College is good: 79%.

Student to faculty ratio at Hope College is good, 11:1. Find out more on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$30,600
High
Average tuition prices are extremely high, around $30,400 a year. The additional fees at Hope College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $200; this comes to $30,600 a year.

Read the details about Hope College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
72%
Doable
According to government data, 4,420 applications were submitted and 3,184 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

This school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Hope College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,300
Medium
Hope College provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Hope College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
Hope College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 2,700 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - about $4,300 a year.

Based on the college crime information, Hope College appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Hope College Location and Maps



Post Address: Hope College, 100 E. 8th Street, Suite 260, Holland, Michigan 49422-9000, USA
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