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American Ethnic Studies

Art and Art History

Asian Studies

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Biology

Chemistry / Biochemistry

Communication

Computer Science

Dance

Economics and Business

Engineering

English

Environmental Science

Environmental Studies

Geology

Global Studies

History

Kinesiology

Leadership

Mathematics

Ministry

Music

Neuroscience

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Nursing

Peace and Justice

Philosophy

Physics

Political Science

Psychology

Religion

Sociology & Social Work

Theatre

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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. In the Garden of Research and Learning

    Posted by Eva Dean Folkert

    It all started because a giant praying mantis crawled up the side of a parked car. That small creatu...

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  2. Mathematic and Aesthetic Artistry in Lego Form

    Posted by Eva Dean Folkert

    Chuck Cusack hopes that the viewers of his works will see that there is beauty inherent in mathemati...

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  3. Dance + Civil Engineering = Senior Andrew Niedbala

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    Andrew Niedbala has been dancing his way around the world for a few years now as a Hope dance major....

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  4. Speaking Spanish for the Community

    Posted by Eva Dean Folkert

    “Me llamo Kelly. ¿Cuál es su nombre?” “Soy Juan.” “¿Juan, cómo está usted?” “No t...

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  5. Memory and Music: Andrew Le’s Sabbatical Story

    Posted by Josh Bishop

    When Dr. Andrew Le says he spent his fall 2018 sabbatical “learning” a series of piano pieces, w...

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  6. Researching and Revealing the Art of Nomads

    Posted by Eva Dean Folkert

    In Hope College’s Kruizenga Art Museum, a current exhibit asks an unapologetic and perhaps overwhe...

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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