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Hope International University – Tuition & Success Analysis

Fullerton, CA

Hope International University – Snapshot


Four-Year Private University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 940

Average annual cost of attendance: $19,891

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $25,625

Campus Setting: Large Suburb

Religious Affiliation: Christian Churches and Churches of Christ

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Hope International University Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $16,412

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $16,975

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $18,594

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $23,268

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $27,816


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by Hope International University. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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Hope International University Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 42%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 76%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $36,000

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 54%

Hope International University Admissions

Hope International University Acceptance Rate: 32%


Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 400 to 520

SAT Critical Reading: 420 to 520

SAT Writing: 410 to 510

ACT English: 15 to 23

ACT Math: 17 to 22

ACT Writing: N/A to N/A

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to Hope International University actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

Hope International University Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 52%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 75%

Typical student debt: $25,625

Typical monthly loan payment: $272

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Majors at Hope International University


These are the most popular areas of study offered at Hope International University:

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 18%
  • Education – 9%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 4%
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences – 12%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities – 15%
  • Psychology – 12%
  • Social Sciences – 7%
  • Theology and Religious Vocations – 23%

For more information about the various majors at Hope International University, visit their website.

Hope International University Diversity


Overall Composition at Hope International University

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Hope International University full time:  77%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Hope International University part time:  23%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at Hope International University:  31%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 1%

Asian: 3%

Black: 8%

Hispanic: 24%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Two or more races: 13%

Unknown: 7%

White: 43%

Hope International University Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 1.4

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 1.8

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 11.0

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.