“...Those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary. They will walk but not faint.” - Isaiah 40:31

New Hope Christian College (NHCC) is spreading its wings and soaring to new heights as it embraces its 2013-2018 Opportunities for Advancement and Resources plan or S.O.A.R.


Expand Academic Excellence and Effectiveness

  • Develop a global, online academic delivery system.
  • Initiate additional on-campus academic programs that will focus on reaching the needs of part-time students.
  • Improve library resources and educational technology for both students and faculty
  • Pursue institutional accreditation with Northwest Regional Accreditation of Colleges and Schools and continue accreditation with the Association for Biblical Higher Education.


Increase the Quality and Quantity of Student Services

  • Update student on-campus residences.
  • Assess and improve, as needed, food services.
  • Initiate a program to intentionally increase student retention.


Enhance the Quality of Services and Compensation for Faculty and Staff

  • Further develop technological and information resources for faculty and staff.
  • Provide additional professional development opportunities for faculty and staff.
  • Increase faculty and staff compensation commensurate with that of other comparable Christian colleges.


Improve Administrative Excellence and Effectiveness

  • Continue to enhance and develop the effectiveness of the Board of Trustees and the Administration.
  • Develop a Campus Master Plan which will assist in the process of campus expansion.


Expand the Level and Sources of Institutional Funding

  • Increase tuition revenues through online academic programs.
  • Create additional revenues through programs directed toward recruiting more part-time students.
  • Expand the donor base through focusing on alumni, friends of the College, Churches and business partnerships.