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#5 Best Private Colleges in Michigan

Hope College

Holland, Michigan

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Overview

Student Population
3,061
Hope College overview
Location Holland, Michigan
Online hope.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small City
Religious Affiliation Reformed Church in America
Hope College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad

Located in Holland, Michigan, Hope College is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Reformed Church in America faith. In the most recent statistical year 3,907 prospective students applied, and 3,041 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 788 enrolled in the school.  2,908 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 153 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $36,300 plus fees of $350. Hope College is ranked 244 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

7/10
Overall
8/10
Academics
8/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes
5/10
Value

Hope College is rated within the top 35% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Hope College within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Difficult
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SAT 1090/1310
ACT 23/29
GPA 3.75
Applications Accepted
77.8% 
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Applications Due Feb 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $35

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$36,300
Costs for Hope College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$350
Room and Board $10,940
Budget for Other Expenses$1,770
Total One Year Cost$50,360

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$47,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
79% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Hope College students
Subject Percent of Class
Education 16%
Business 12%
Psychology 9%
Communication 7%
Physical Sciences 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=170301 IPEDS survey data for Hope College.

Current students may use the Hope College GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.