Hope College Rankings

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In the World#1629 of 14178
In North America#506 of 2629
In the United States#460 of 2528
In Michigan#12 of 62
In Holland#1 of 2

Quick Review

Religion
Reformed Church in America
Acceptance rate
86%
Average SAT
1230
Average ACT
26
Avg. cost to attend
$29,248 /y
Aid receiving
96%
Undergraduates
3,056
Male:Female Ratio
37:63
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
hope.edu

Hope College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate86%82%88%
Applicants3,7481,3432,405
Admissions3,2111,0992,112
Freshmen enrolled full time687261426
Freshmen enrolled part time22

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
521 or 76%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1130
or below

75% of them
had 1330
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Hope College are 1130-1330 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
350 or 51%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 23
or below

75% of them
had 29
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Hope College are 23-29 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2500 (82%)
Hispanic231 (8%)
Two or more races97 (3%)
Black or African American73 (2%)
Asian72 (2%)
Nonresident Alien70 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown12 (0.4%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$29,248/year
Average aid awarded
$17,612
Students receiving aid
96%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$16,113
$30-48K$17,573
$48-75K$20,372
$75-110K$25,779
$110K+$33,751

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$34,990
Tuition in-state$34,990
Tuition out-of-state$34,990
Fee in-district$340
Fee in-state$340
Fee out-of-state$340

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,426
Combined charge for room and board$10,690
Room charge$4,880
Meal charge$5,810

Hope College Majors

MajorBachelor's
Business Administration and Management, General92
Psychology, General69
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse49
Biology & Biological Sciences, General47
Engineering, General42
Kinesiology and Exercise Science37
Speech Communication and Rhetoric34
Social Work28
English Language and Literature, General28
Sociology23
Political Science and Government, General22
Accounting21
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other18
Chemistry, General18
Computer and Information Sciences, General15
Elementary Education and Teaching12
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology11
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities11
Spanish Language and Literature9
Geology & Earth Science, General9
Religion & Religious Studies8
Accounting and Business & Management8
English & Language Arts Teacher Education8
Mathematics Teacher Education7
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General6
Spanish Language Teacher Education6
International & Global Studies6
Dance, General5
Music, General5
Economics, General5
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General5
Athletic Training & Trainer5
Business & Managerial Economics5
Fine & Studio Arts, General4
History, General4
Mathematics, General4
Philosophy4
Physics, General3
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education3
Women's Studies3
Social Studies Teacher Education2
Music Teacher Education2
French Language and Literature2
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances1
Music Performance, General1
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching1
Stringed Instruments1
Keyboard Instruments1
Art Teacher Education1
Grand Total711
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate81%75%84%
  • Full-time retention rate - 91%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,563
Citations
73,995

Publication count by topic

Psychology
485
Chemistry
364
History
287
Biology
258
Medicine
184
Physics
184
Sociology
115
Computer science
96
Political science
75
Materials science
72
Philosophy
58
Engineering
51
Mathematics
49
Art
42
Geology
40
Economics
36
Geography
32
Business
23
Environmental science
10

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy501530
Psychology65030,330
Sociology10611,725
Art119653
Geology12071,481
Physics12614,564
Biology132016,818
Geography1613687
Chemistry17009,265
History183019
Economics2096478
Medicine23642,106
Political science239398
Computer science2853899
Materials science3090676
Environmental science3099215
Mathematics3102419
Engineering3161246
Business383562

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199037322
199116391
199222330
199328404
199440467
199543418
199645506
199770553
199830574
199950574
200057709
200157954
200245918
2003551257
2004381330
2005341428
2006471662
2007621890
2008622270
2009682475
2010612822
2011903392
2012894111
20131084500
20141604796
20151114786
20161104729
2017934579
20181014169
20191004688
20201045458

General info

Founded1866
WikipediaHope College
MottoSpera in Deo
Hope in God
Colorsorange, blue
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff739
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address100 E. 8th Street, Suite 260
Holland, Michigan, 49422-9000
United States
City population33,000
Phone6163957000
Fax+1 (616) 395 7130

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