Hope College is regionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, 230 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604 (800-621-7440). Hope has program accreditation or approval from the following accrediting organizations:
Hope College’s teacher education programs are approved by the Michigan Department of Education. The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) recognizes the Education Department at Hope College as a nationally accredited program. CAEP, 114019th Street NW, Suite 400, Washington DC 20036. This accreditation covers all preparation programs. The college maintains membership in the Michigan Association of Colleges of Teacher Education.
Hope College has entered into articulations and other academic agreements with other higher education institutions for the benefit of our students. The most current list is posted on the Provost’s Office website.
Hope College makes every effort to ensure that the material published in this catalog is accurate at the time of publication. This catalog is not a contract or an offer to contract. The college reserves the right to make changes to its curriculum, programs, fees and policies at any time without notice. Questions relative to the content of this catalog should be directed to the Hope College Registrar’s Office.
The catalog is published yearly, on or before August 1.
Statement of Nondiscrimination
It is the policy of Hope College not to discriminate on the basis of age, disability, ethnicity, familial status, genetic information, height, national origin, race, religion (except in the event of a bona fide occupational qualification), sex (including gender expression, gender identity, pregnancy, sexual orientation), theological perspectives (e.g., conservative, progressive, traditional), veteran status, weight or any other legally protected attribute, status or characteristic. The college’s full nondiscrimination notice is available here.