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Faithful. Welcoming. Transformational.
Hope College is a four-year liberal arts college where academic excellence and vibrant Christian faith join together in a supportive and welcoming community in downtown Holland, Michigan. This rare combination of deep roots and rigorous preparation equips our students to live faithfully into their vocations and make a difference in the world.About Hope
Hope Forward is an entirely new funding model that will provide fully-funded tuition for every student at Hope College.
Anchored Tuition Pledge
Hope College has announced the “Anchored Tuition Pledge,” committing to hold tuition at the starting rate for each incoming class beginning with the fall 2022 semester — and to keep it at the present level for all current students.
73% of Hope College grads were employed and 23% were in graduate school within six months of graduation. This is the Hope difference.
Virtual Campus Tour
Our picturesque, historic campus is just blocks from award-winning downtown Holland and just minutes from Lake Michigan beaches. We invite you to take a look around campus.
Hope Athletics Highlights
We stayed Strong and True. Go Hope! Watch the video →
The Hope College Connection
An innovative online community for calling and career that brings together students, alumni and families for mentoring and experiential learning.
Rankings and Recognitions
Proud to be ranked the #1 private college, best Christian college and best liberal arts college in Michigan by Niche.
Explore what Hope has to offer
Liberal arts curriculum. Graduate-level research. Hands-on opportunities. The highest standards. These are the elements that help Hope students from every discipline succeed — in school and in life.
Hope's Christian Aspirations
Hope College is a Christian community that invites all its members into a holistic and robust engagement with the historic Christian faith and a personal encounter with the living Christ through the Holy Spirit.
The Hope College campus is a place to come alive. We have hundreds of student organizations, groups and events you can plug into, serve with, play in, root for and grow with.
#BeStrongBeTrue. As a member of the MIAA and NCAA Division III associations, Hope College sponsors 22 varsity sports for men and women.
At Hope College, award-winning student performances share the stage with nationally known writers, musicians, performers and artists.
Cost and Financial Aid
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Hope Is Ready to Celebrate Day of Giving
Hope College’s 10th annual Day of Giving is this Thursday and Friday, Feb. 22–23, 2024. The 36-hour fundraising frenzy raises money for student scholarships from the Hope Fund, and for academic and co-curricular programs across campus, including Hope Forward.Read Story
Hope College Honored for Diversity Excellence Second Year in a Row
Hope College has received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for the second year in a row from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.Read Story
Want to make college more affordable?
Stop handing out student loans, writes President Matt Scogin in USA Today. With no limits on the amount students could borrow, colleges and universities had a clear path to raise the sticker price of tuition year after year. At Hope, we’re working to change that.Read Story
Groundbreaking Launches Year-Long Dance Celebration
The groundbreaking ceremony for a major performing-arts expansion of the DeWitt Center at Hope College launched a year-long, golden-milestone celebration for the college’s nationally acclaimed Department of Dance.Read Story
Hope College Featured on Malcolm Gladwell’s Podcast
Best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell has publicly released his Revisionist History podcast episode, “A Good Circle,” about Hope College and Hope Forward.Read Story
News & Events
- Campus Life
Hope College has appointed an experienced and respected campus leader as dean of arts and humanities, naming current faculty member Dr. Stephen Maiullo to the role following a national search.
A new book co-authored by Dr. Deborah Vriend Van Duinen of the Hope College education faculty provides a resource for beginning and preservice middle school and high school teachers as they strive to support their adolescent students’ literacy development.
The 35th annual Hope College Musical Showcase was presented on Friday, Feb. 9. The concert featured 200 Hope College students performing in the Department of Music’s major instrumental and vocal ensembles and soloists.
Dr. Naomi J. Halas of Rice University will focus on nanotechnology and its social impact through two lectures while at Hope College on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 15-16, through the college’s James and Jeanette Neckers Lectureship in Chemistry.
Dr. Meagan Elinski, assistant professor of chemistry at Hope College, is one of only 19 early-career scientists in astronomy, chemistry or physics nationwide to receive a 2024 Cottrell Scholar Award from Research Corporation for Science Advancement.
An Evening with Hope
- Bridgewater Club
GivingDay of Giving 2024
- Virtual Event
An Evening with Hope
- Chandler’s Chophouse
The Hope College Connection Live | Working Around The World
- Jim and Martie Bultman Student Center
Great Performance Series: Galvin Cello Quartet
- Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts
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