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Hope College

Holland, MI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate80%

Hope College Academics

Hope College requires a minimum of 126 credit hours to complete a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Hope College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Hope College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Hope College does not offer classes during the summer.

NOTE: Around 81% of students who start college at Hope College finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

Hope College true.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Hope College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Are Required At Hope College?

Hope College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement.

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Hope College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Hope College

When choosing a major, Hope College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Hope College.Hope College allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative. Hope College false.Hope College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About Hope College

Does Hope College Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ Hope College does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Hope College Have An Online Program?

❌ Hope College false or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.

Does Hope College Give AP Credit?

✅ Hope College true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Hope College Have An Honors Program?

✅ Hope College true for highly-qualified applicants, but false. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Hope College.

Does Hope College Require Internships?

🟨 Hope College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About Hope College

Hope College Library

The main library on campus is the Van Wylen Library and there are 2 other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Hope College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Hope College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does Hope College have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Hope College does not have any ROTC programs.

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