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Hope College

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Study abroad at Hope College

Hope College is a private, four-year liberal arts college located in the picturesque US city of Holland, Michigan. The University provides top-quality academic programs rooted in the principles of the Christian faith.

By enrolling at Hope, you’ll have the scope to take your education in any direction you wish. Students can choose from over 90 majors, minors, and pre-professional programs across areas including the arts, humanities, natural, applied, and social sciences.

You won’t be disappointed by the extra-curricular activities on offer at Hope either. As well as fielding 22 varsity sports teams for men and women, the University is home to several student-run organizations. Whether you’re into fashion, fly fishing, knitting, or yoga, you’ll find a group suited to your interests.

Find & apply to programs at Hope College

Find programs you love that match your needs & aspirations, where you stand a high chance of acceptance.

Why study at Hope College?

  • Guaranteed scholarship

    All enrolled international students will receive a scholarship from the University up to the value of $23,000

  • Personalized learning

    The 11:1 student-to-teacher ratio ensures pupils receive the tailored instruction

  • Employability

    96% of the class of 2019 entered the workforce or further education within six months

  • Outstanding research

    Hope College is ranked 23rd in the US for undergraduate research (US News & World Report, 2019)

Life as an international student

Hope College welcomes individuals from all countries, backgrounds, and faiths into its vibrant and diverse student body. Over 3,000 international students have made Hope their home from home, and it’s easy to see why.

You’ll receive one-to-one support from the University’s international office throughout the entire admissions process. They can help with visas, accommodation, travel arrangements, and more.

You can also look forward to a week-long orientation program once you arrive at Hope. You’ll get to know the campus, meet teaching staff and fellow students, and even go on expeditions to explore the sights and attractions of Michigan.

You’ll find numerous clubs and activities on campus that are run by and for international students. For example, there’s an international relations club, an Asian perspective organization, and a Latino student organization. These groups are a great way to share experiences and learn from other cultures.

Student life & facilities

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Fees and funding

Fee information

  • Undergraduate tuition: US$39,000 per year


International Student Scholarship

International students applying as a degree-seeking student to Hope College will automatically be considered for a merit-based scholarship of up to $25,000. Primary considerations to determine the amount being awarded include; quality of secondary school classes, grades/marks received in these classes, your personal statement, and a review of your activities and leadership. The scholarship offer will be given at the time of admission. This award is renewable for a total of four years as long as the student remains in good academic standing.

Distinguished Artist Award

The Distinguished Artist Award (DAA) is granted to incoming first year students. It provides eligible students with US$3,000 each year towards their college costs and is renewable for up to four years. The DAA is awarded to students with strong academic records and outstanding creative abilities in art, dance, music, theater and creative writing.

Hope Mission Scholarship

Students from a missionary family may be considered for this award. It is based on academics and need. The average amount is US$1,500


Hope College

141 E 12th St, Holland, MI 49423, United States

Hope’s campus is nestled in the heart of downtown Holland, just miles from Lake Michigan.