|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Religious affiliation||Reformed Church in America|
|Student to faculty ratio||11:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,661 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Hope College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 3,899 applications and 3,291 students were granted admission. Hope College is at the #82 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 93% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 14% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1000 to 1270|
|ACT||23 to 29|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Hope College's tuition was $31,380 for all students regardless of residency (17.1% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 93% of Hope College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 17% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,142 (which is 5.9% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Hope College in 2016-2017, was 428, which is 54% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,762 (which is 2.3% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Hope College has enrolled a total of 3,234 students (3,039 students full-time and 195 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,234 students, 58 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 39% men and 61% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
Non-resident alien: 2%
Black/African American: 2%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Hope College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||20%||116|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||8%||46|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||3%||20|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||3%||18||0|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||3%||18|
|English Language And Literature/letters||2%||14|
|Visual And Performing Arts||2%||12|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Hope College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Hope College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $34,400. Last year, out of the total 773 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 734 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 938 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 863 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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