Hope International University

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world rank  4290

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Founded in 1928, Hope International University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Fullerton (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Hope International University (HIU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Restorationist religion. Hope International University (HIU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 92 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. HIU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym HIU
Founded 1928
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 2500 East Nutwood Avenue
Fullerton
92831-3199 California
United States
Tel +1 (714) 879 3901
Fax +1 (714) 681 7423

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is considered but not required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office 2500 East Nutwood Avenue
Fullerton
(714) 879 3901
800 762 1294

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Restorationist Christian-Restorationist Christian Churches and Churches of Christ

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Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, small, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Hope International University's Library
Hope International University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 52,370 physical volumes, 2,261 physical media, 3,211 digital/electronic medium and 47 licensed digital/electronic databases. Hope International University's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
Hope International University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 326 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1969


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), Commission on Accreditation
  • California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC)
  • Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
  • The Board of Behavioral Sciences of California (BBS)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • Golden State Athletic Conference (GSAC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
  • National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA)

Academic Structure


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