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Hope College, founded in 1862, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts institution. Its 45-acre campus is located in a residential area of Holland, 30 miles southwest of Grand Rapids. Campus architecture includes 19th century structures as well as modern buildings.

Website: hope.edu/

Private
Co-ed
3,056
Undergraduate
Students
(62.1%) 1,899 Women
(37.9%) 1,157 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
86% of 3,748 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.86
SAT Math
615 average
560-670 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
615 average
570-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
22-28 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$48,680
Tuition and Fees
$35,330
Room and Board
$10,630
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Freshman Award
$29,671
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$33,856
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
231
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 22% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 28% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Holland Population
33,481
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Grand Rapids
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
78% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
 
Sororities
11% of women participate
Fraternities
6% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.1% Asian
2.5% Black/African-American
7.8% Hispanic/Latino
3.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
83.9% White
0.3% Unknown
International Students
2.1% from 35 countries
First-Year Students Returning
91.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
72.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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