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

  1. The Learning Never Stops

    Posted by Joseph Bustamante

    (This is part 2 of a series of posts by Joe Bustamante, a rising Hope senior who is spending the sum...

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  2. What It’s Like to Intern as an Application Developer

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    Joe Bustamante ('18) is spending the summer as an intern in the application development practice at ...

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  3. Computer Science students honored at Honors Convocation

    Posted by Ryan McFall

    Five Computer Science students were honored at the 2017 Honors Convocation ceremony held on Thursday...

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  4. Reflections on Hope from a graduating senior

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    Cole Watson ('17) describes how his time @ Hope College has helped him grow in mind, body, and spiri...

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  5. Company founded by Hope Alumnus among the 2017 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch”

    Posted by Ryan McFall

    Collective Idea, a Holland software development company founded by 2004 Hope graduate Daniel Morriso...

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  6. Computer Science Alumnus receives prestigious NSF CAREER award

    Posted by Ryan McFall

    Congratulations to Dr. Jim Boerkoel ('05) who was recently awarded an NSF CAREER award for his work ...

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