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Graduate Survey

Hope graduates are educated to think about important issues with clarity, wisdom and a deep understanding of the Christian faith. They make an impact at organizations, companies and graduate schools around the country and abroad.

This summary of the annual Graduate Survey gives a six-month snapshot of the Class of 2017 upon graduation.

Highlights from the Class of 2017

  • 94% of Hope graduates were in the workforce or graduate school within 6 months of graduation
  • 86% of those employed full-time are employed in their field of study
  • 91% of the Class of 2017 planned their futures with mentoring from faculty/staff
  • 96% participated in experiential learning opportunities, such as internships, off-campus study and collaborative student-faculty research
  • The value of a Hope degree is cited as one of the top three factors contributing to employment
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Hope College Class of 2018 Graduate Survey