Hope College Rankings by Salary Score

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Hope College's Top Ranking

Hope College is ranked on 1 list of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Hope College

We calculated a salary score for each of Hope College's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Hope College to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for Hope College Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 88 100% 100% $26,880 $58,000 88
Biology, General 40 100% 100% $27,000 $27,620 40
Business Administration, Management and Operations 61 99% 99% $26,600 $45,280 61
Chemistry 12 100% 100% $27,000 $29,690 12
Communication and Media Studies 27 98% 98% $26,000 $29,690 27
Computer and Information Sciences, General 49 100% 100% Not Reported $57,320 49
Engineering, General 47 96% 96% $26,810 $62,090 47
English Language and Literature, General 9 91% 91% $26,920 $21,780 9
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 31 100% 100% Not Reported $33,990 31
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 74 100% 100% $27,000 $33,280 74
History 37 100% 100% Not Reported $28,600 37
International/Global Studies 1 92% 92% Not Reported $9,170 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 11 87% 87% $25,000 $25,660 11
Political Science and Government 59 100% 100% $24,500 $36,850 59
Psychology, General 13 94% 94% $23,250 $24,680 13
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 22 100% 100% $27,000 $57,320 22
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 33 100% 100% $25,810 $29,690 33
Social Work 17 100% 100% $27,000 $28,060 17
Sociology 23 97% 97% $26,000 $28,600 23
Special Education and Teaching 76 96% 96% $25,000 $41,570 76
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 89 97% 97% $27,000 $41,940 89
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 59 98% 98% $27,000 $38,070 59

Most Recent Reviews

Bryce Talsma 2/6/2017

Hope College is a great place to receive an education! The classes are academically rigorous, but you will leaving feeling prepared for the next stage in life whether that be graduate/professional school or the working world. Because of the smaller class sizes, professors are able and willing to work side by side with you to ensure your academic success.

Nathan Love 8/1/2016

My time at Hope College was exactly what I was looking for. The liberal arts nature of the institution insured that I had exposure to a variety of academic disciplines, as well as a variety of experiences outside the classroom as well. In both the academic and social sense the experiences that I had there were inclusive, real, and fun. Hope College was, and is, a community focused environment. As a result, I do not hesitate to say that I learned from classmates and professors alike as they brought enthusiasm... Read More