Tuition & Fees

$23,992

$23,992

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
46%
400-499
45%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
43%
400-499
48%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
3%
24-29
23%
18-23
62%
12-17
12%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
21%
18-23
44%
12-17
33%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
19%
18-23
60%
12-17
20%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

34%

66%

male

female

1
9

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,118
Declined + 3,190
Total Received 10,308
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Private (nonprofit)

3,419

undergraduate students

850

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biological Science
  2. Psychology
  3. Business Management
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Codes

SAT 5292
ACT 4358

Social Networks

School Facts

Hampton, founded in 1868, is a multicultural, historically-black, private university. Programs are offered through the schools of Business, Engineering, and Technology; Liberal Arts; Nursing; Pharmacy; Science; Education and Human Development; and University College. Its 314-acre campus, including buildings listed with the National Register of Historic Places, is located within 40 miles of Jamestown, Yorktown, and Colonial Williamsburg.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 4,269
Established in 1868
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  AABI (Aviation Accreditation Board International)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Hampton, VA

314-acre, urban campus in Hampton (population: 136,699), 10 miles from Norfolk and 60 miles from Richmond. Served by bus; air and train serve Newport News (10 miles); larger airport serves Norfolk. Public transportation serves campus.

Hampton University
100 East Queen Street
Hampton, VA 23668

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
62%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 5% of male students
 
4 sororities 4% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
54%
Top 1/2
92%
Bottom 1/2
8%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
46%
400-499
45%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
43%
400-499
48%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
3%
24-29
23%
18-23
62%
12-17
12%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
21%
18-23
44%
12-17
33%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
19%
18-23
60%
12-17
20%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 1 (priority deadline)
March 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,118
Declined + 3,190
Total Received 10,308

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
Standardized test scores
State residency

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Admissions Right Now

Admissions Contact

Angela Boyd
Dean of Admission
P: 800 624-3328
F: 757 727-5095
admit@hamptonu.edu

Cost

Tuition $21,552
Room $5,556
Board $5,128
Additional fees $2,440
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $35,776
Average Financial Aid - $5,756
Total with Avg. Aid $30,020

Financial Aid

51%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,756

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,817,555
State $1,353,538
Institutional $205,600
Other external $267,600
Total $7,644,293

Non-need-based

Federal $3,184,316
State $186,000
Institutional $12,476,278
Other external $28,253
Total $15,874,847

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
bowling
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
sailing
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)
Mascot
Pirate
School colors
Reflex blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accelerated Nursing
Accounting
Applied Mathematics
Architecture
Art
Atmospheric/Planetary Science
Aviation Computer Science
Aviation Electronic Systems
Aviation Maintenance Technology
Aviation Management
Aviation Management/Administration
Aviation Management/Air Traffic Control
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology/Environmental Biology
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration
Business Management
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Chemistry/Forensic Chemistry
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Communicative Disorders/Sciences
Community Agency
Community Agency Counseling
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood/Psychology
Economics
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
English
Entrepreneurship
Finance
Fine/Performing Arts
Flight Education
General Studies
Gifted Education
History
Hotel/Resort Management
International Studies
Liberal Arts
Management
Marine/Environmental Science
Marketing
Mathematics
Medical Sciences
Music
Music Education
Music Recording Technology
Naval Science
Nursing
Paralegal Studies
Pastoral Counseling
Pharmacy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Political Science
Pre-Health Medical Sciences
Print Journalism
Psychology
Public Relations
Public Safety Administration
R.N. to B.S.N.
School Counseling
Secondary School/English
Secondary School/History
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Special Education/Psychology/Learning
Systems Organization/Management
Theatre
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Undergraduate

80%

3,419
students

Female
66%
2,248

Male
34%
1,171

Graduate

20%

850
students

Female
68%
579

Male
32%
271

undergraduateFull-time

95%

3,264
students

Female
67%
2,158

Male
33%
1,106

undergraduatePart-time

5%

155
students

Female
59%
90

Male
41%
65

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
69%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
2%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

39%

Transfer applicants accepted

46%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.30
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

98%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Canada
Czechoslovakia
Italy
New Zealand
Spain
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Franciso Coronel
Professor and Executive Director of International Office
757 728-6914
franciso.coronel@hamptonu.edu

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