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American Ethnic Studies

Art and Art History

Asian Studies

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology


Chemistry / Biochemistry


Computer Science


Economics and Business



Environmental Science

Environmental Studies


Global Studies




Mathematics and Statistics







Peace and Justice



Political Science



Sociology & Social Work




Women's and Gender Studies

World Languages and Cultures

Liberal arts curriculum. Graduate-level research. Hands-on opportunities. Challenging collaboration. The highest standards. These are the elements that help Hope students from every discipline succeed — in school and in life.

Grounded in a general liberal arts education, Hope offers specialized study in more than 90 majors, minors and pre-professional programs.

Our students learn through experience in more than 300 study abroad programs and countless internships available locally and throughout the U.S. Plus, they collaborate with masterful teachers and researchers in every field of study.

Hope’s academic programs are your gateway to a life of study. Start exploring.


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Stories of scholarship and innovation

  1. Pandemic Inspires Art

    Posted by Greg Olgers and Eva Dean Folkert

    It has been observed that, throughout history, pandemics have inspired creative minds — to writ...

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  2. Joanne Stewart Featured in STEM Video Showcase

    Posted by Eva Dean Folkert

    Hope College’s Dr. Joanne Stewart, Elmer E. Hartgerink Professor of Chemistry, will be feat...

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  3. Research to Reduce Workplace Racism

    Posted by Eva Dean Folkert

    As a social psychologist, Dr. Mary Inman, professor of psychology, prioritizes learning about peo...

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  4. Resolve to Keep That New Year’s Resolution

    Posted by Eva Dean Folkert

    About a month ago, your intentions were good, your motivation was high, and you were ready to go....

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  5. “A Swell of Grace”: New Music from Hope for Advent and Christmas

    Posted by Josh Bishop

    Remember when the unofficial start to the Christmas season waited until after Thanksgiving? No mo...

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  6. Finding the Christian Church in China

    Posted by by Jim McFarlin '74

    When Dr. Gloria Tseng arrived at Hope College in 2003 as a Europeanist with an emphasis on France...

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Hope by the Numbers

  • 60+Countries for Study Abroad

    Hope students participate in more than 300 study abroad programs in over 60 countries—often for no additional tuition or fees.

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  • 3,000+Internships Each Year

    Internships at Hope College are credit-earning semester- or summer-long work experiences related to a student's major or a vocational interest area.

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  • 11:1Student:Faculty Ratio

    Small class sizes mean close collaboration and positive relationships between students and faculty.

  • $7M +Student-Faculty Research Funding

    With student-faculty research programs funded by more than $2 million in active grants, Hope College is an undergraduate research powerhouse.

    See student research opportunities