Faithful. Welcoming. Transformational.

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.

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Hope College’s New Global Water Research Institute Addresses Acute Need

One way to understand the motivation behind the new Global Water Research Institute at Hope College is to consider this statistic from the U.N.: An estimated 2.2 billion people worldwide are living without access to safe water.

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Why the Four-Year Degree is Still the Best ‘Pathway Program’

While other types of post-secondary education help students land their first job, the 4-year degree program remains the best path to a career that includes advancement and professional growth.

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Hope Receives Record Number of New-Student Deposits

Hope had garnered 1,000 deposits for the Class of 2026 by the end of May 1, the date recognized as National College Decision Day by colleges and universities around the country. Hope’s previous record was 947 deposits in May of 2012.

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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.

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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.

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    NEA Big Read Lakeshore and Little Read Lakeshore Announce Books and Receive...

    The community-wide NEA Big Read Lakeshore and Little Read Lakeshore organized by Hope College have received grants from both the nationwide NEA Big Read and the statewide Michigan Humanities in support of this coming fall’s programming, which will explore Greek mythology, the Hero’s Journey and untold hero stories through the lives of characters ranging from an ancient mythological enchantress-goddess to a modern-day child and well-known teen superheroes.

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  1. HSRT - Much Ado About Nothing
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    DeWitt Student and Cultural Center
  2. Student sitting in the Pine Grove

    Admissions

    Summer Open House

    Summer Open House
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    Location
    Jim and Martie Bultman Student Center
  3. Student sitting in the Pine Grove

    Admissions

    Summer Open House

    Summer Open House
    Date
    Location
    Jim and Martie Bultman Student Center

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