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High School Counselors

Looking for Hope’s application, scholarship, and financial aid processes and deadlines? It’s all here. And we’ve included an invitation – come visit us!

Thank you for your dedication to the students you serve! If you don’t find the information you are looking for, please reach out to your school’s Hope representative.

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Application Process and Deadlines


  • 鶹ý Application, , or
  • High school transcript
  • (Optional) ACT or SAT
  • No Application Fee
  • Recommended curriculum:
      • 4 years of English
      • 4 years of social studies
      • 3 years of math
      • 3 years of science
      • 1-2 years of foreign language (2 is preferred)


  • Early Decision: not offered
  • Early Action: Application must be complete by November 1 for a late November notification
  • Rolling: All applications completed after November 1 are processed on a rolling basis
Advanced Credit
Advanced Placement: Courses and required scores
International Baccalaureate: Higher Level (HL) courses and required scores
CLEP: Exams offered and required scores
Application & Enrollment Statistics, Fall 2023
  • Applications: 5,210
  • Admits: 3,949
  • Incoming freshmen: 816
  • Total undergraduate enrollment: 3,369
  • Students from 45 states and 36 foreign countries
Financial Aid

March 1 is the deadline for priority consideration.

Required Form

  • (FAFSA)
Direct Costs, 2024–25 Academic Year
  • Tuition: $41,500
  • Room: $6,070
  • Board (21 meals per week): $6,880
  • Activity & Support Services Fee: $470
  • Total: $54,920


  • Awards range from $7,500–$24,000 per year
  • Separate application: none
  • Deadline: All application materials and updated GPA and/or test scores by February 1 of senior year.
  • Renewal: Automatic for the first two years, then based on GPA.

Distinguished Artist Awards

Additional Services

Counselor Visit Program

Our goal is to provide you the insights that will help you guide your students to their right fit schools. Thank you for your effort to see and experience 鶹ý in person!

Additional Details

  • Whether you fly or drive, stay for the night or just come for the day, your transportation (up to $500) and lodging is covered! Lodging is provided at a hotel that is within walking distance of our campus.
  • For questions prior to registering, please call 616.395.7850 and ask to speak with your Hope representative. Or, feel free to reach out to them by email.

What are we missing?

Please email us at admissions@hope.edu to suggest additional topics. Thanks!