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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
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.
Hope Forward is an entirely new funding model that will provide fully-funded tuition for every student at Hope College.
75% of Hope College grads were employed and 22% 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.
Stories about people who believe in hope during challenging times.
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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Reflections on the Catalyst Summit
It has been over a month since Hope College’s Catalyst Summit with Malcolm Gladwell to explore a future where higher education is built on an entirely new funding model. With the benefit of some time to reflect on the thought-provoking content presented by our dynamic speakers, here are four things President Matt Scogin is thinking about.Read StoryPlay Video
Malcolm Gladwell at Hope’s Catalyst Summit
Bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell hosted a dynamic keynote presentation at Hope College that provided an energizing exploration of how to improve access to college.Read Story
Hope Honored for Sustainable Excellence
Hope College has been recognized for sustainability excellence by the West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum.Read Story
Hope College Receives National Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award
Hope College has received the 2022 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.Read Story
Hope College and Western Theological Seminary Establish “3-2” Pastor-Preparation Program
The new Vita Scholars Program will enable students to graduate both from Hope with a Bachelor of Arts degree and from the seminary with a Master of Divinity degree after a total of five years instead of the usual seven.Read Story
Hope College Announces “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.Read Story
It's a Lofty Ambition, but then Again the College is Named "Hope," not "Settle."
The college’s new Hope Forward initiative seeks to fully fund tuition for every student up front. While that’s the most tangible goal, it’s only one of several.Read Story
News & Events
- Campus Life
Major Software Grant to Hope Adds Geophysics Emphasis Usually Found at Grad...
A monumental grant of sophisticated geophysics software packages will provide Hope College’s students with opportunities that only a handful graduate programs can offer.
Hope Names Two Students as Beckman Scholars
Hope College has named students Caleb Brzezinski of Chelsea and Bryan Forrest of Arlington Heights, Illinois, as 2023-24 Beckman Scholars through the college’s Beckman Scholars Program award from The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation.
Hope Student Receives Top National Award in Theater Journalism
Kelsey Sivertson, a Hope College student who just completed her junior year, has received the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival’s National Institute for Theater Journalism and Advocacy’s top prize. The national competition took place virtually over the weekend of April 28 and Sivertson was the top performer among the other regional representatives from across the country, earning her a spot in the National Critics Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center.
Brian Rider of Kinesiology Faculty Named Fellow of American College of Spor...
Dr. Brian Rider, who is an associate professor of kinesiology and director of the Exercise Science Program at Hope College, has been named a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine.
Ernest Cole of English Faculty Selected to Participate in Legacies of Ameri...
Dr. Ernest Cole of the Hope College English faculty is one of only 20 scholars from around the country chosen to participate in the Summer 2023 Faculty Seminar being held at Yale University through the Legacies of American Slavery initiative organized by the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at the MacMillan Center at Yale University in collaboration with the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC).
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- The Golf Club at Newcastle
Summer Open House
- Jim and Martie Bultman Student Center
Summer Open House
- Jim and Martie Bultman Student Center
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