Jim Crawley

Welcome to Hope College.

"Hope College is a liberal arts college located in the tourist town of Holland, Michigan, just minutes from the beautiful shore of Lake Michigan."


"Holland has a population of 33,000, and the beautiful downtown area is full of cafes, restaurants, and boutique shopping."  

Jim Crawley



Faithful. Welcoming. Transformational.

With 3,000 students, Hope is big enough for you to have a great selection of academic programs, as well as lots of leadership and involvement opportunities.  Hope offers over 50 majors with strengths in the Sciences, Engineering, Business, Psychology, and the Performing and Fine Arts.  Offering a 12:1 student to faculty ratio, Hope provides you with the opportunity to work closely with faculty, in the classroom, labs, and even in the community. 

Hope College is a Christian college that is open to students of all faiths.  Students choose from 80 clubs and organizations, which offer opportunities for volunteer activities and leadership.    Performing arts opportunities are available in dance, music, and theatre, both on campus and in the community.  Athletics are very strong at Hope College, with competition at the NCAA Division III level, as well as intramural athletic activities throughout the year.

Hope is SAT/ACT optional and offers up to $25,000 in scholarship to qualified international students.  International scholarships are awarded at the time of admission.  US citizens may qualify for a variety of academic awards, while possibly qualifying for need-based aid by filing the FAFSA.



Hi! I’m Jim Crawley.

Jim Crawley has been working in international recruitment for over 25 years.  He has experience at both big and small institutions, as well as at public and private schools.  He is currently the Director of Global Recruitment at Hope College in Holland, Michigan.   His recruitment travels take him to Latin & South America, as well as throughout Southeast Asia.  JIm regularly presents at the state, regional and national levels on international recruitment and admissions.

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