The department offers undergraduate research opportunities for up to 40 students each year and paid full-time summer research work for up to 25 students.
  • Many students in the department co-author papers with faculty members for publication in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
  • The department has 12 full-time professors who specialize in a broad range of fields, including botany, ecology, genetics, molecular biology, physiology and zoology.
  • The new and expanded A. Paul Schaap Science Center gives you access to state-of-the-art academic and laboratory facilities.
  • Hope maintains a 55-acre nature preserve on nearby Lake Michigan and a biology greenhouse in the A. Paul Schaap Science Center.
  • Students take part in annual seminar series, internships and off-campus programs at Oak Ridge (Tennessee), Argonne National Laboratories and in Costa Rica, Florida, the Galapagos Islands, Scotland, Australia and Tanzania.
Hope College Department of Biology

35 East 12th Street

Holland, MI 49423