University News

Trustees of Both HIU and NC Unanimously Approve 2016 Merger

Merger Still Pending WSCUC Approval

Posted: October 6, 2015

If all goes according to plan, NC will become a part of HIU sometime in 2016 and the task of integrating the two schools will begin. HIU President, Dr. John L. Derry, will assume leadership of the merged institutions.

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SPIRIT OF HOPE Lives Up To Its Name

Signature Events Raises $130,000+

Posted: September 30, 2015

On Saturday, Sept 26, HIU's 2015 Spirit of Hope Concert & Awards Gala hosted 550 guests at the Disneyland Hotel Grand Ballroom for a sparkling evening of celebration, inspiration, and philanthropy. The University's signature event raised over $130,000.

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U.S. News again names HIU as one of America's Best Colleges

For the second straight year, Hope International University has been recognized as one of America's Best Colleges by U.S. News, ranking in the Top 20 among Regional Colleges (West).

Posted: September 10, 2015

For the second straight year, Hope International University has been recognized as one of America's Best Colleges by U.S. News, ranking in the Top 20 among Regional Colleges (West). "This ranking is an external validation of the high quality and value of

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HIU Celebrates Record-Breaking Enrollment

Undergraduate On-Campus Student Enrollment Reaches All-Time High

Posted: September 8, 2015

Traditional, undergraduate enrollment on HIU's Main Campus in Fullerton topped the 500-student mark, totaling 535. The enrollment includes 208 new students; this is the first time Hope's new student population surpassed the 200-student mark.

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HIU Ranks as 2015's Eighth Best Christian College/University

Hope jumps up 32 spots in just one year

Posted: August 18, 2015

This ranking seeks to highlight intentionally Christian colleges and universities that excel in categories of personal attention to their students, selectivity, readily available financial aid and overall student satisfaction.

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Value Colleges Names HIU a "Top 50 Best Value Online Master's in Management Programs 2015"

HIU's Program Ranks #34 in the Nation

Posted: August 17, 2015

Value Colleges identified HIU as one of the top schools that offer students the best ratio between affordability, reputation, and return on investment to find those programs most likely to leave students with a sound value.

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Public Notice of ABHE Evaluation Visit

HIU to host programmatic accreditation visit

Posted: August 16, 2015

Hope International University will be hosting a programmatic accreditation visit by a team of evaluators from The Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE) September 30th - October 2nd to determine its compliance with the standards for accreditatio

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New Award-Winning Campus Food Service Announced

HIU selects Provider Contract Food Services, ranked #3 among California Universities

Posted: August 3, 2015

PROVIDER CONTRACT FOOD SERVICE, ranked #3 by students and staff of all 87 California University dining accounts, has been awarded the campus food service contract for Hope International University.

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HIU recognized as one of the best schools offering online ministry degrees

Hope ranks #11 of the "20 Best Online Bachelors in Christian Ministry Degrees"

Posted: July 30, 2015

Hope International University's Christian ministries degree can be pursued online without having to commute to campus, and students can fit courses into their busy schedule. Online courses include missionary training, counseling, theology, administration,

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