Hope College Rankings Based on Salary

  • Hope College ranks better than only 42% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Hope College ranks better than only 28% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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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 a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for Bachelor's Degrees

Hope College ranks higher than 42% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 88% $26,882 $57,995 88%
Biology, General 40% $27,000 $27,618 40%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 61% $26,596 $45,275 61%
Chemistry 12% $27,000 $29,685 12%
Communication and Media Studies 27% $26,000 $29,685 27%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 49% Not Reported $57,318 49%
Engineering, General 47% $26,810 $62,088 47%
English Language and Literature, General 9% $26,920 $21,781 9%
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 31% Not Reported $33,993 31%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 74% $27,000 $33,281 74%
History 37% Not Reported $28,598 37%
International/Global Studies 1% Not Reported $9,167 1%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 11% $25,000 $25,658 11%
Political Science and Government 59% $24,499 $36,848 59%
Psychology, General 13% $23,250 $24,679 13%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 22% $27,000 $57,318 22%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 33% $25,807 $29,685 33%
Social Work 17% $27,000 $28,055 17%
Sociology 23% $26,000 $28,598 23%
Special Education and Teaching 76% $25,000 $41,565 76%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 89% $27,000 $41,937 89%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 59% $27,000 $38,072 59%

Hope College Reviews

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