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Hope International University

Fullerton, CA

At A Glance

Main Address

2500 Nutwood Ave

Fullerton, CA 92831-3102

www.hiu.edu

Admission Office

2500 East Nutwood Avenue

Fullerton, CA 92831-3199

(714) 879-3901

Fax : (714) 681-7224

undergrad@hiu.edu

Contact : Teresa Smith

VP for Enrollment Management

Type of School

Small

Private

university

liberal arts college

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Association for Biblical Higher Education

Christian Church

College Board Code: 4614

Quick Facts

Regular Application Deadline : August 20

Percentage of students graduating within 6 years : 54.0%

Total undergraduates : 606

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 111

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 30.0%

Average financial aid package : $15,570.00

In-State Tuition : $34,450.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $34,450.00

School Calendar

4-1-4

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Bachelor's

Master's

Setting

Small City (50-250k)

Suburban

Residential campus

Other Characteristics

Branch campus in Papillion, Nebraska and over 200 classes offered online.

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: Aug 20

Priority application due : Aug 1

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : Jul 1

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Aug 1

SAT subject score report due : Aug 1

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Mar 2

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : 4-1-4

Student-faculty ratio : 13 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's degrees

Graduating in 6 years : 54.0%

Returning for sophomore year : 71.0%

Accreditation and Associations

Association for Biblical Higher Education

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Business/Marketing : 32.0%
Psychology : 14.0%
Education : 13.0%
Family and Consumer Sciences : 12.0%
Theology and Religious Vocations : 12.0%
Social Sciences : 7.0%

Associates
Liberal Arts : 100.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Business Administration and Management, General A B M
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management M

Education
Elementary Education and Teaching B M
Music Teacher Education B M
Social Science Teacher Education B M
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education M
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels M

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General B

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Human Development and Family Studies, General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
General Studies A B

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies M

Psychology
Counseling Psychology M
Psychology, General B

Public Administration & Social Services
Human Services, General B

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies B

Social Sciences
Development Economics and International Development M
Social Sciences, General B

Theology & Religious Vocations
Bible/Biblical Studies A B C
Missions/Missionary Studies A B M
Religious/Sacred Music B M
Theology/Theological Studies A B C M
Youth Ministry B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Internships

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Teacher Certification

Independent Study

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Urban Semester

Washington Semester

Extended Class Availability

Distance Learning

Computer Services

53 Public computers, available in: Libraries, Computer Center

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Small

Geographic Location : 35 miles from Los Angeles.

Small City

Suburban

Residential Campus

Total undergraduates : 606

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 111

Degree-seeking undergrads : 594

Graduate enrollment : 501

Student General Information

All students average age : 33

Full time students average age : 22

In state students : 82.0%

Out of state students : 18.0%

Part Time students : 18.0%

Percentage of males : 41.0%

Percentage of females : 59.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Other Activities & Organizations : Single students required to live on campus until age 21 or reaching junior standing, unless living at home or given special approval. No alcohol permitted, smoking discouraged.

Student Newspaper : The Hope International Tribune

Student Newspaper URL : http://hiu.calibermediagroup.com/alumni/publications.php

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 48.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 48.0%

Housing Options

Men's Housing

Wellness Housing (alcohol/drug/smoke-free)

Women's Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $325.00

Housing deposit due : Jul 1

Housing deposit is partially refunded if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Royals

Sport Member : NAIA, NCCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Scholarship

Club

Intramural

Counseling And Wellness

Chaplain/spiritual director

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

Health services

Personal counseling

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Tutoring

Study skills assistance

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

N

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

N

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

Y

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

N

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

Y

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Cheerleading

Men's Club

Women's Club

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Tennis

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Track and Field

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Volleyball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Other Sports : Competitive Dance-W


Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $40.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Total applicants : 685

Admitted : 252

Enrolled : 108

Very selective 37.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Application Essay

Religious Affiliation or Commitment

Important

Class Rank

Recommendations

Rigor of secondary school record

Standardized Test Scores

Considered

Alumni Relation

Character/Personal Qualities

Extracurricular Activities

First generation college student

Interview

Level of Applicant's Interest

Talent/Ability

Volunteer Work

Work Experience

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Required: SAT or ACT

Test Policies for placement

SAT Reasoning Test

ACT

SAT Subject Tests

AP

SAT score use policy

Please contact college for information about its use of SAT scores

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

State high school equivalency certificate

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Prior academic achievement, standardized test scores, statement of purpose essays, commitment to the mission of the institution and recommendations are important. Extracurricular activities are also considered along with all other factors bearing on potential success.

High school class rank of incoming freshmen

Top Tenth : 5.0%

Top Quarter : 27.0%

Top Half : 72.0%

Bottom Half : 28.0%

Bottom Quarter : 5.0%

GPAs of incoming freshmen

3.5 - 3.74 : 19.0%

3.25 - 3.49 : 18.0%

3.00 - 3.24 : 20.0%

2.50 - 2.99 : 21.0%

2.00 - 2.49 : 6.0%

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

700 - 800 : 1.0%

600 - 699 : 11.0%

500 - 599 : 41.0%

400 - 499 : 46.0%

300 - 399 : 1.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

SAT Math

600 - 699 : 10.0%

500 - 599 : 39.0%

400 - 499 : 46.0%

300 - 399 : 5.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

ACT Composite

30 - 36 : 9.0%

24 - 29 : 21.0%

18 - 23 : 41.0%

12 - 17 : 29.0%

ACT Math

30 - 36 : 3.0%

24 - 29 : 24.0%

18 - 23 : 38.0%

12 - 17 : 35.0%

ACT English

30 - 36 : 9.0%

24 - 29 : 15.0%

18 - 23 : 35.0%

12 - 17 : 38.0%

6 - 11 : 3.0%

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Successfully passing Advanced Placement Exams of The College Entrance Examination Board (APCEEB). Hope International students receive units of credits for AP exams completed with a score of 3 or higher.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

Computer Science

0

0

History

0

3

English

0

4

Math

0

3

Science

0

2

Science Lab

0

2

Social Studies

0

0

Foreign Language

0

2

Academic Electives

0

0

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : 82.0% and Percent who submitted ACT scores : 31.0%

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

460 - 540

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

450 - 530

ACT Composite

16 - 23


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

3

--

All

3-D Art and Design

3

3

--

All

Art History

3

3

ART2100

All

Biology

3

4

SCI1200 SCI1205

All

Calculus AB

3

4

MTH1500

All

Calculus BC

3

8

MTH1500 MTH1550

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

--

All

Computer Science A

3

3

--

All

Drawing

3

3

--

All

English Language and Composition

3

3

ENG1100

All

English Literature and Composition

3

6

ENG1100 ENG2100

All

Environmental Science

3

4

SCI1401 SCI1406

All

European History

3

3

HIS2110

All

French Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

German Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

Human Geography

3

3

SSC2500

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

Latin

3

6

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

BUS2310

All

Microeconomics

3

3

BUS2300

All

Psychology

3

3

PSY1100

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

3

--

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

POL2200

All

United States History

3

6

HIS2305 HIS2310

All

World History: Modern

3

6

HIS2100 HIS2110

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

3

American Literature

50

3

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

3

Biology

50

4

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

3

Chemistry

50

4

College Algebra

50

3

College Mathematics

50

3

English Literature

50

3

French I

50

3

French II

50

3

German I

50

6

German II

50

3

History of United States I

50

3

History of United States II

50

3

Human Growth and Development

50

3

Humanities

50

3

Information Systems and Computer Applications

50

3

Introduction to Educational Psychology

50

3

Introductory Business Law

50

3

Introductory Psychology

50

3

Introductory Sociology

50

3

Natural Science

50

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3

Principles of Management

50

3

Principles of Marketing

50

3

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

Social Sciences and History

50

3

Spanish I

50

6

Spanish II

50

3

Western Civilization I

50

3

Western Civilization II

50

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 57.0%

% of loans / jobs : 43.0%

% of freshmen with need who received financial aid : 100.0%

% Applied for need-based aid : 91.0%

% Judged to have need : 93.0%

% that were offered aid : 93.0%

% that had need fully met : 3.0%

% of need met : 30.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $15,570.00

Avg non need-based aid : $14,000.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $12,145.00

Avg need-based loan : $2,494.00

Avg indebtedness at graduation : $35,427.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Mar 2

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Shannon O'Shields

Financial aid office phone : (714) 879-3901

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

Institution's own financial aid form

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $1,540.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): --

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Athletics

Leadership

Music/Drama

Work Study Programs

Nights

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

External finance company

Installment payment

Prepayment Discount

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$34,450.00

$34,450.00

$34,450.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$34,450.00

$34,450.00

$34,450.00

Room and board:

$11,050.00

$16,580.00

$8,780.00

Books and supplies:

$1,971.00

$1,971.00

$1,971.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$2,853.00

$3,996.00

$3,564.00

Transportation expenses:

$864.00

$1,278.00

$1,134.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$51,188.00

$58,275.00

$49,899.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$51,188.00

$58,275.00

$49,899.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


Athletic Scholarship Opportunities

Sport

Male

Female

Baseball

Available

Basketball

Available

Available

Cross-Country

Available

Available

Golf

Available

Available

Soccer

Available

Available

Softball

Available

Tennis

Available

Available

Track and Field

Available

Available

Volleyball

Available

Available

For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: 24

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 90

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 90

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 30

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Essay or Personal Statement

Statement of good standing from Prior Institution(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 276

Transfers admitted percentage: 44.0%

Transfers admitted: 124

Transfers enrolled percentage: 35.0%

Transfers enrolled: 98

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Re-entry advisor

Special Requirements

High school transcript and SAT required if fewer than 30 college units completed.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $40.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $34,450.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $11,050.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $16,580.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $1,540.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for need based aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Total Amount Awarded: $210,254.00

Number of enrolled international undergraduates received aid: 11

Non-resident aliens must submit the following financial aid forms:

Foreign Student Certification of Finances

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 86

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser