Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission Mark of Affiliation

Hope College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission*, a commission of the North Central Association. Hope has professional accreditation from the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, the American Chemical Society, the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, the Council on Social Work Education, the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, the National Association of Schools of Dance, the National Association of Schools of Music, and the National Association of Schools of Theatre. Hope College’s teacher education programs are approved by the Michigan Department of Education, and the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) recognizes the college’s department of education as a nationally accredited program.