Hope College has again enrolled a record number of students, topping 3,400 for the first time.
Hope has enrolled 3,433 students this year.
It is the fourth year in a row that Hope has set an enrollment record, and the ninth consecutive year that enrollment has been above 3,200. Last year’s enrollment was 3,388.
“The college’s continued success in attracting students reflects the high degree to which families recognize the value of the high-quality education that Hope provides,” said William Vanderbilt, vice president for admissions. “We’re grateful that we continue to see such strong interest in Hope, particularly at a time when the number of college-age students nationwide has been declining.”
With the three returning classes being the largest in Hope’s history, Vanderbilt noted that the college delibe