Tuition & Fees

$44,386

$44,386

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
36%
500-599
41%
400-499
13%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
32%
500-599
47%
400-499
16%
700-800
1%
600-699
17%
500-599
44%
400-499
32%
300-399
6%
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undergraduateRatios

100%

0%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,967
Declined + 1,606
Total Received 3,573
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Private (nonprofit)

1,046

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. Economics/business
  3. History
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Codes

SAT 5291
ACT 4356

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,046
Established in 1775
Coeducational Men's College
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Accredited by •  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Hampden-Sydney, VA

1,340-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.

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

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
95%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
30%
Top 1/2
66%
Bottom 1/2
34%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
36%
500-599
41%
400-499
13%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
32%
500-599
47%
400-499
16%
700-800
1%
600-699
17%
500-599
44%
400-499
32%
300-399
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
(waived if applicant visits campus)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 11
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline January 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,967
Declined + 1,606
Total Received 3,573

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Extracurricular activities

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Anita H. Garland
Dean of Admissions
P: 800 755-0733
F: 434 223-6346
hsapp@hsc.edu

Cost

Tuition $42,470
Room $6,012
Board $7,408
Additional fees $1,916
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $58,806
Average Financial Aid - $33,875
Total with Avg. Aid $24,931

Financial Aid

79%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$33,875

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $966,921
State $1,489,328
Institutional $17,817,457
Other external $243,435
Total $20,517,141

Non-need-based

Federal
State $824,462
Institutional $6,807,155
Other external $398,981
Total $8,030,598

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
swimming
tennis
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Old Dominion Athletic Conference
Mascot
Tiger
School colors
garnet and gray
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Mathematics
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Chemistry
Classical Studies
Computer Science
Economics
Economics/Business
Economics/Mathematics
Engineering Physics
English
Foreign Affairs
French
German
Government
Greek
History
Latin
Latin/Greek
Mathematics
Philosophy
Physics
Psychology
Religion
Religion/Philosophy
Spanish
Theatre
Visual Arts
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Undergraduate

100%

1,046
students

Female
0%
1

Male
100%
1,045

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

%

1,046
students

Female
1%
1

Male
99%
1,045

undergraduatePart-time

Not reported

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
86%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

58%

Transfer applicants accepted

58%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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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/job search classes
  • 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

50%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 11
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Ghana
Jamaica
Serbia
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Jason Ferguson
Director of Admissions
434 223-6327
jferguson@hsc.edu

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