Hampden-Sydney College

Hampden-Sydney, VA

Hampden-Sydney College

Hampden-Sydney, VA

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Tuition & Fees

$48,110

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
35%
500-599
41%
400-499
14%
300-399
0
700-800
8%
600-699
30%
500-599
46%
400-499
16%
300-399
0
30-36
13%
24-29
37%
18-23
41%
12-17
8%
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undergraduateRatios

99%

male

1%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,755
Declined 1,301
Total Received 3,056
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Private

993

undergraduate students

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School Facts

Hampden-Sydney College, founded in 1776, is a private, liberal arts college for men. Its 1,340-acre campus is located 65 miles southwest of Richmond.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 993
Established in 1776
Coeducational Men Only
Religious affiliation Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

1,343-acre campus in Hampden-Sydney (population: 1,450), 65 miles from Richmond. Major airport serves Lynchburg (50 miles); bus serves Farmville (three miles); air and train serve Richmond.

  • Campus Setting: Rural community
  • Metropolitan area: Richmond, Lynchburg, Charlottesville
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Richmond International, Lynchburg Regional

Hampden–Sydney College
1 College Road
Hampden-Sydney, VA
23943

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
98%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Republican Society
  • Pre-Health Society
  • Outdoors Club
  • Tiger Athletic Club
  • Pre-Law Society

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Greek Weekend
  • Macon Week/Midwinters

Fun Facts

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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
7%
Top 1/4
24%
Top 1/2
53%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
35%
500-599
41%
400-499
14%
300-399
0
700-800
8%
600-699
30%
500-599
46%
400-499
16%
300-399
0
30-36
13%
24-29
37%
18-23
41%
12-17
8%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $30
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.44

Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,755
Declined 1,301
Total Received 3,056

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
application essay
academic GPA
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
class rank

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
interview
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 4
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $45,690
Room & board $13,876
Additional fees $2,420
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $1,000
Total $63,986

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming and diving
Tennis

Club Sports - Men's

archery, baseball, fencing, fishing, fly fishing, golf, lacrosse, paintball, rugby, shooting, soccer, swimming, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Archery, Basketball, Fencing, Football, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Riflery, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Volleyball, Water polo, Wrestling

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
Applied Mathematics, General
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Computer Science
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
Economics, General
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
English Language and Literature, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Latin Language and Literature
Mathematics and Computer Science
Mathematics, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Spanish Language and Literature
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Army ROTC

993

total students

70%

in-state

30%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

993
students

Female
1%
5

Male
99%
988

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

100%

993
students

Female
1%
5

Male
99%
988

Not reported

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 79%
Student 4 year graduation rate 64%
Student 5 year graduation rate 4%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
84%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

8

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

75%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tutors
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