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Hope International University is a Christian university and was founded in 1928. It was then known as the Pacific Bible Seminary. The school was renamed the Pacific Christian College in 1962. It received university status in the year 1997, and was renamed the Hope International University. The campus of the university is located in Fullerton, California. Hope International University offers associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees in diverse Course Topics such as psychology, worship arts, social science, business administration, and intercultural studies. The courses are offered through the following academic divisions:
  • Pacific Christian College
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • School of Professional Studies
The students of Hope International University take part in sports including soccer, volleyball, basketball, tennis, and softball. The university offers financial assistance to the students through a number of scholarships, grants, and loans.

Profile of Hope International UniversityStudents attend Hope International in Fullerton, California. a medium-sized city. The school is proud of its Christian Churches and Churches of Christ status. Hope International is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school degrees go up to the Master's degree.

Course Topics

Hope International is known for its programs in family and social work and therapy and Counselling.

Hope International Selectivity

The school is selective and does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 550. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 540 and 550.

Student Enrolment

There are 974 students at the school . A large number of students at Hope International are 40 years old or older.

Student Life
The school has a residential or campus feel. Hope International offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans. Hope International values student athletics, and belongs to the Golden State Athletic Conference. The school offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Hope International University's mission is to empower students through Christian higher education to serve the Church and impact the world for Christ. "

Hope International Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Family and Social Work68family studies, social service professions
Religion and Philosophy65theological and ministerial studies, bible studies, religious music, missionary studies, youth ministry
Business and Management64business management, non-profit management
Therapy and Counselling32Counselling psychology, psychology
Education and Teaching25social foundations of education, elementary school teaching, social science teaching
Liberal Arts21international development, social services, general studies
Contact: Hope InternationalHope International University

2500 E Nutwood Ave

Fullerton, California 92831-3199

General Phone: (714) 879-3901


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