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News

  1. Academics

    Longtime Chemistry Professor and Former Dean Dr. F. Sheldon Wettack Dies

    Dr. F. Sheldon Wettack held senior leadership roles, including a presidency, at colleges and universities around the country, but it was to Hope — where he’d begun his career in higher education as a young chemistry professor teaching and mentoring students — that he returned in retirement. And where he taught again for 16-and-a-half years more.

  2. Campus Life

    Fall 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.

  3. Academics

    Psychology Students Win Regional Research Awards

    Student researchers at Hope College have won three regional awards for excellence from the Midwestern chapter of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology for student-faculty collaborative research projects.

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