Hope College Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to Hope College. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to Hope College.

What are your chances at Hope College?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at Hope College or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

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    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At Hope College, 6.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for Hope College, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for Hope College?

    Hope College requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of All
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Required of All
    Interview Recommended of All
    Standardized Test Scores Required of All
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Required of All

    In addition to the above requirements, Hope College also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    Hope College requires a minimum of 12 credits.

    What are Hope College’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down Hope College transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline December 1
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for Hope College transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to Hope College on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is Hope College’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, Hope College received 179 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 110 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for Hope College is 61.45%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into Hope College. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at Hope College?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at Hope College or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    Additionally, of the 110 accepted transfer students, 53 students enrolled - that means the yield was 48.18%.

    Hope College accepts 62 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford Hope College

    Hope College costs an average of $N/A. The below vendors all offer private student loans for Hope College students to help cover the cost... We have partnered with Edvisors to provide these vendors and keep the offer up-to-date.

    What are the Hope College transfer GPA requirements?

    Hope College requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, Hope College requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.0.

    Will you enjoy transferring to Hope College?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to Hope College. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to Holland...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at Hope College is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to Hope College then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into Hope College

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the Hope College website for more info.
    Hope College accepts 61.45% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into Hope College, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.79 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.94. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of Hope College students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 510 630 570
    SAT Reading 490 640 565
    2018 Total SAT Score 1000 1270 1135
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 22 28 25
    ACT Reading 23 31 27
    2018 Total ACT Score 45 59 52

    Hope College’s average SAT score is 1135. To be a competitive applicant for Hope College your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at Hope College?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at Hope College or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    If you’re considering transferring to Hope College, you may also want to consider the schools:

    Transfering to School of the Art Institute of Chicago
    Transfering to Aurora University
    Transfering to Eureka College
    Transfering to Illinois Wesleyan University
    Transfering to Illinois College