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Faithful. Welcoming. Transformational.
Hope College is a four-year liberal arts college where academic excellence and vibrant Christian faith join together in a supportive and welcoming community in downtown Holland, Michigan. This rare combination of deep roots and rigorous preparation equips our students to live faithfully into their vocations and make a difference in the world.About Hope
Anchored Tuition Pledge
Hope College has announced the “Anchored Tuition Pledge,” committing to hold tuition at the starting rate for each incoming class beginning with the fall 2022 semester — and to keep it at the present level for all current students.
Hope Forward is an entirely new funding model that will provide fully-funded tuition for every student at Hope College.
75% of Hope College grads were employed and 22% were in graduate school within six months of graduation. This is the Hope difference.
Virtual Campus Tour
Our picturesque, historic campus is just blocks from award-winning downtown Holland and just minutes from Lake Michigan beaches. We invite you to take a look around campus.
Stories about people who believe in hope during challenging times.
Hope Athletics Highlights
We stayed Strong and True. Go Hope! Watch the video →
The Hope College Connection
An innovative online community for calling and career that brings together students, alumni and families for mentoring and experiential learning.
Rankings and Recognitions
Proud to be ranked the #1 private college, best Christian college and best liberal arts college in Michigan by Niche.
Explore what Hope has to offer
Liberal arts curriculum. Graduate-level research. Hands-on opportunities. The highest standards. These are the elements that help Hope students from every discipline succeed — in school and in life.
Hope's Christian Aspirations
Hope College is a Christian community that invites all its members into a holistic and robust engagement with the historic Christian faith and a personal encounter with the living Christ through the Holy Spirit.
The Hope College campus is a place to come alive. We have hundreds of student organizations, groups and events you can plug into, serve with, play in, root for and grow with.
#BeStrongBeTrue. As a member of the MIAA and NCAA Division III associations, Hope College sponsors 22 varsity sports for men and women.
At Hope College, award-winning student performances share the stage with nationally known writers, musicians, performers and artists.
Cost and Financial Aid
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Malcolm Gladwell to Keynote Catalyst Summit at Hope
Bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell will host a dynamic keynote presentation at Hope College on Thursday, March 9, at 7 p.m. that will provide an energizing exploration of how to improve access to college.Read Story
Hope Honored for Sustainable Excellence
Hope College has been recognized for sustainability excellence by the West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum.Read Story
Hope College Receives National Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award
Hope College has received the 2022 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.Read Story
Hope College and Western Theological Seminary Establish “3-2” Pastor-Preparation Program
The new Vita Scholars Program will enable students to graduate both from Hope with a Bachelor of Arts degree and from the seminary with a Master of Divinity degree after a total of five years instead of the usual seven.Read Story
Hope College Announces “Anchored Tuition Pledge”
Hope College has announced the “Anchored Tuition Pledge,” committing to hold tuition at the starting rate for each incoming class beginning with the fall 2022 semester — and to keep it at the present level for all current students.Read Story
It's a Lofty Ambition, but then Again the College is Named "Hope," not "Settle."
The college’s new Hope Forward initiative seeks to fully fund tuition for every student up front. While that’s the most tangible goal, it’s only one of several.Read Story
News & Events
- Campus Life
Visiting Writers Series to Feature Jack Ridl and Anne-Marie Ommen on March ...
The Hope College Jack Ridl Visiting Writers Series will conclude its 40th-anniversary season with series co-founder Jack Ridl in conversation with award-winning memoirist Anne-Marie Oomen on Wednesday, March 29, at 7 p.m. at Herrick District Library.
December Graduation Honors
Below is a list of recent Hope College graduates who have been awarded graduation honors for outstanding academic accomplishment during their four years of study.
Annual César Chávez Lecture Series to Feature Documentary “Dolores”
This year’s César Chávez Lecture Series at Hope College will feature the documentary, “Dolores,” which dives into the work of Dolores Huerta, who was an equal partner in founding the United Farm Workers Union with César Chávez. The film will be shown on Tuesday, April 4, at 7 p.m. in the Knickerbocker Theatre.
Address to Share Research on Effectiveness of School Choice
Economist Dr. Angela Dills of Western Carolina University will present the address “The Winners and Losers of School Choice” on Monday, April 3, at 7 p.m. at Hope College in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall.
Catalyst Summit Photo Gallery
The Catalyst Summit at Hope College, subtitled “Access and Innovation in Higher Education,” brought together thought leaders from a variety of fields — including bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell — to consider new ideas and spark meaningful conversations about how to fix higher education’s broken funding model.
- Richard and Helen DeVos Fieldhouse
Great Performance Series: Camille Thurman with the Darrell Green Quartet
- Knickerbocker Theatre
The Winners and Losers of School ChoiceThe Winners and Losers of School Choice
- Graves Hall
The Hope College Connection Live | Washington D.C.
- Volkswagen Group of America - Government Affairs Office
- Richard and Helen DeVos Fieldhouse
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