Faithful. Welcoming. Transformational.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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    Vespers 2023 Photo Gallery

    The Vespers program of Christmas carols and anthems was presented by the college’s Department of Music and featured more than 200 performers in historic Dimnent Memorial Chapel. The services featured a variety of Hope instrumental and vocal groups as well as the college’s historic Skinner organ.

  2. academics

    Professor and Students Receive Statewide Health/PE Educator Awards

    Recently retired Hope College professor Nancy Kamstra has been named University Educator of the Year by SHAPE (Society of Health and Physical Educators) Michigan. She received the recognition at the same time that the statewide organization honored two of her students — seniors Clayton Dykhouse of Zeeland and Emily Dieffenbach of Grand Rapids — with Future Professional of the Year awards.

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    IMAGES 2023 Photo Gallery

    A celebration of cultures from around the world took place during Hope College’s annual “IMAGES: A Reflection of Cultures” showcase on Saturday, Nov. 18.


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    Richard and Helen DeVos Fieldhouse

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