Hope International University

2500 Nutwood Ave, Fullerton, United States
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Overview of Hope International University

About this school

Hope International University, founded in 1928, is a church-affiliated, multipurpose university. Its 15-acre campus is located in Fullerton, southeast of Los Angeles.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:726
    • Men:316 (43.5%)
    • Women:410 (56.5%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Hope International University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
-
History
-
3
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
2500 East Nutwood Avenue
City, State, Zip
Fullerton, CA  92831-3138
Phone
(714) 879-3901 x2213
Fax
(714) 526-0231
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
Rank in upper 50% of high school class required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
28% of 786 applicants were admitted
Women
28% of 516 applicants were admitted
Men
29% of 270 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
216 (97%) of 223 admitted students enrolled
Women
115 (79%) of 145 admitted students enrolled
Men
Not reported

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.24
375 And Above
17%
3.50 - 3.74
7%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
19%
2.50 - 2.99
35%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
460-550 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
7%
• Score 500 - 600
44%
• Score 400 - 500
39%
• Score 300 - 400
7%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
450-550 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
5%
• Score 500 - 600
44%
• Score 400 - 500
44%
• Score 300 - 400
4%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
17-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
10%
• Score 24 - 29
24%
• Score 18 - 23
33%
• Score 12 - 17
33%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $31,800 (68.11026151770224%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,930 (21.268392983357966%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,791 (3.836021332647947%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,168 (6.785324166291846%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Hope International University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 2
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning January 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001252
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
93 (94.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
80 (86.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
80 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
2 (2.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
28%
Average Award
$13,008
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 55 (68.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $14,561
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 51 (63.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,112
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 61 (76.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
2 (2.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,000

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
447 (91.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
405 (90.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
405 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
17 (4.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
36%
Average Award
$11,197
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 263 (64.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $14,974
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 296 (73.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,817
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 306 (75.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
16 (3.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,408

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
80%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$26,733
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


4-1-4

Summer Session


Not offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


40

Part-Time Faculty


194

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


12%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 28% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 43% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 16% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 13% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 67% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 33% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Hope International University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


72.5%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


36.9%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


45.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


48.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (18)


  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Development Economics and International Development
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
  • Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
  • Youth Ministry

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad

Study Abroad


Liberal arts/general studies, Family and consumer sciences, Business/marketing, Theology and religious vocations

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Family Therapy, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Church Music, Master of Education, Master of Science in Management

Master's Programs of Study (12)


  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • International Business
  • International Development
  • Marketing
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Missions and Missiology
  • Music
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Religion
  • Secondary Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


138,574

Nearest Metropolitan Area


16 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Los Angeles

Weather


Temperature
44.9 average low in January, 82.1 average high in September
Rain
35 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
35 mile(s) from campus in Los Angeles
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Fullerton
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Fullerton

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


48% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


52%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
Royals
School Colors
Blue, and gray

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Hope International University offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, campus ministries, international student organization, musical theater, student government, student publications

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


582

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
726
Women
410
Men
316

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 1.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 3.9% Asian
  • 7.6% Black/African-American
  • 29.4% Hispanic/Latino
  • 13.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.6% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 38.8% White
  • 5.2% Unknown

International Students


1.5%

Average Age


Number of Graduate Students


436

Student Resources

Study resources