Hope College Alumni Average Salary

Hope College is a Reformed Church in America university based in Holland, Mich. that is home to around 3,000 undergraduates. Known for its liberal arts and sciences education, undergraduates often take classes in this field. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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About This School

141 E 12th St
Holland, MI 49423



Private School, Liberal Arts, Religious

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Graduates of Hope earn approximately $55K on average.


Many Hope alumni remain in Holland after graduation; one-fourth of grads find permanent positions in the workforce here.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Hope grads with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) (average earnings climb to $57K per year). Graduates holding a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (CE) fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of $53K.


Competency in Autodesk AutoCAD translates into above-average pay for Hope College grads — they earn 4 percent more than their fellow graduates. About a fourth of Hope grads wind up using Microsoft Office at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni.

Benefits and Perks

Nearly all grads opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; nearly all respondents are rewarded with health insurance and the larger part of alums report dental coverage, too. Hope College grads are also lucky enough to receive a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.

Related Schools

Kalamazoo College grads report the most similar salaries to Hope alums, earning about $57K on average. Other schools similar to Hope include Albion College, Alma College, and Lake Forest College.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
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* SAT writing score is not included.
1050 1340
ACT Scores 24 29

Key Stats for Hope College


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