Hope College continues to be listed among the nation’s top liberal arts colleges according to the U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges guide.
Released on Tuesday, Sept. 12, the 2018 edition places Hope in the first tier out of the 233 institutions that are considered national liberal arts colleges as opposed to regional schools. Hope is 106th this year and was 108th last year.
In addition, Hope is included among the listings of “Academic Programs to Look For” as one of the 42 institutions of all types, and one of only 12 national liberal arts colleges, that the publication recognizes for providing outstanding undergraduate research/creative project opportunities. The college is also 95th among national liberal arts colleges identified as a “best value,” 118th among high school counselors’ top picks and among the 71 identified as “A-Plus Schools for B Students.” In addition, engineering is ranked 74th in the overview of 200 ABET-accredited programs at institutions at which the highest degree is a bachelor’s or master’s.
The rankings are featured on the “U.S. News & World Report” website at usnews.com/rankings.