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    Ray and Sue Smith Stadium
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  1. Athletics

    Three Earn All-MIAA Honors in Baseball

    Senior Evan Maday leads a trio of Hope College baseball players who have received All-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association awards for 2021.

  2. Campus Life

    Spring Fling 2021 Photos

    Hope marked the final day of classes for the spring semester with a variety of activities in the Pine Grove.

Hope College by the Numbers

  • 1866Year of College Charter

    Hope College was founded by the Rev. A.C. Van Raalte and was officially chartered in 1866. During the 2015–2016 school year, Hope celebrated 150 years of rigorous academics and faithful, Christian leadership.

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  • 35,000+Total Alumni

    Hope has over 35,000 alumni spanning every state and 80+ countries.

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  • 127,000Volunteer Hours

    Hope's faculty, staff and students have contributed over 127,000 hours to volunteer activities.

  • 300+International Study Programs

    Semester and year-long opportunities for off-campus study are available in virtually every part of the globe.

    Study abroad opportunities