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American Ethnic Studies

Art and Art History

Asian Studies

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology




Computer Science


Economics and Business




Environmental Science

Environmental Studies


Global Health

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. Capacity Building to Support Capability Development – Serving as an ACE Fellow at Hope College

    Posted by Vicki L. Baker

    The American Council on Education’s highly selective Fellows program provides a unique opportun...

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  2. Authorship Enshrined

    Posted by Greg Olgers

    All 75 Editions of Textbooks by Hope Professor David Myers Chosen for National Museum of Psycholo...

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  3. People of Hope: Kirk Brumels

    Posted by Kelsey Sivertson

    Hope College isn’t just a place; it’s a community.  A regular feature within “Stories of H...

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  4. Visiting the Hope-Western Prison Education Program

    Posted by Josh Bishop

    Walking across a prison yard for the first time isn’t exactly the most comfortable experience. ...

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  5. People of Hope: Annika Weeber

    Posted by Kelsey Sivertson

    Hope College isn’t just a place; it’s a community.  A regular feature within “Stories of H...

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  6. Hoping for 30 years: Why we cheer for the Lions

    Posted by Josh Bishop

    When the Detroit Lions beat Matthew Stafford and the Los Angeles Rams 24–23 in the NFC Wild Car...

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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