Would you like to learn to use your creative and technical skills to solve a wide variety of problems and make an impact on the world? If so, studying computer science at Hope College is for you.
Our committed faculty is dedicated to developing students who have the depth of knowledge to solve the most challenging technical problems while also having the broad knowledge base fostered by a liberal arts education and sought after by industry and graduate schools alike.
A key component of our educational philosophy is to help students become professionals ready to adapt to the rapid pace of change in the tech world, while giving them a strong foundation in the enduring core principles of the discipline.
As a computer science student at Hope, you will:
- Be taught by faculty members who know you and work hard to provide the best education available, tailored as much as possible to your particular interests and talents
- Have opportunities to further your classroom experiences through independent study and research, as well as through many internship opportunities
- Enjoy strong relationships with other students in the department, with many peer-learning opportunities that supplement direct access to faculty
- Be provided with all of the equipment and tools you’ll need to meet and exceed your potential
Recent blog posts
Josiah Brett awarded 2021 Senior PrizePosted by Ryan McFall
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Jonathan Chaffer named 2021 winner of the David Boundy AwardPosted by Ryan McFall
Jonathan has always been interested in creating things with and for computers. He grew up making...Read More
Caleb Tallquist named winner of the 2020 Computer Science Senior PrizePosted by Ryan McFall
“A high achiever who is unable to internalize and accept their success. They often attribut...Read More
Jori Gelbaugh (’20) honored with Computer Science Department Service AwardPosted by Ryan McFall
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Class of 2020 celebrates graduation!Posted by Ryan McFall
The Hope College Computer Science class of 2020 graduated under very unique circumstances on May ...Read More
Michael Kiley awarded 2019 Computer Science Senior PrizePosted by Ryan McFall
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Have more than one interest?
Computer Science is a great subject to combine with other majors and minors. As the world becomes increasingly driven by data, having the ability to be a producer, rather than just a consumer, of technology is increasingly important.
why study computer science at a liberal arts college?
Check out thoughts from Dr. Josiah Dykstra, a 2002 Hope graduate who works as a Computer Security Researcher for the National Security Agency.
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