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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Merry Christmas

Warm Christmas greetings from Hope College! Christmas is a holiday full of tradition. Whether you are revisiting old traditions with family and friends or beginning new ones, our prayer is that you experience “the thrill of hope” and rest from weariness that Immanuel, God with us, offers.

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Hope Honored for Sustainable Excellence

Hope College has been recognized for sustainability excellence by the West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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  1. campus life

    Hope Honors Staff for Service Anniversaries

    Hope College staff members were honored for service anniversaries during the college’s annual recognition luncheon, held on Wednesday, Feb. 1, at the Haworth Hotel.

  2. arts

    Hope College to Present 34th Musical Showcase on Feb. 3

    The 34th annual Hope College Musical Showcase will be presented on Friday, Feb. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts. The concert will feature more than 200 Hope College students performing in the Department of Music’s major instrumental and vocal ensembles and as soloists.


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  1. Health Professions Showcase
    Health Professions Showcase
    Jim and Martie Bultman Student Center
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    Celebrate Dance!

    Celebrate Dance!
    Standard Bar & Grill

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