#5 Best Private Colleges in Michigan

Hope College

Holland, Michigan

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Student Population
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 Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Located in Holland, Michigan, Hope College is a mid-size 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 3,748 prospective students applied, and 3,211 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 689 enrolled in the school.  3,032 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 117 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $34,990 plus fees of $340. Hope College is ranked 297 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Hope College is rated within the top 37% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Hope College overview
SAT 1130/1330
ACT 23/29
GPA 3.73
Applications Accepted
Hope College overview
Applications Due Feb 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $35

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Hope College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$980
Other Fees$340
Room and Board $10,630
Budget for Other Expenses$1,740
Total One Year Cost$48,680

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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.