Hampton University

Hampton, VA

Hampton University

Hampton, VA

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Tuition & Fees

$29,412

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
71%
400-499
7%
700-800
2%
600-699
9%
500-599
63%
400-499
26%
30-36
6%
24-29
27%
18-23
67%
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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Very Selective

36%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,391
Declined 7,739
Total Received 12,130
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Private

3,799

undergraduate students

820

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Hampton University, founded in 1868, is a multicultural, historically-black, private university. Programs are offered through the schools of Business, Engineering, and Technology; Liberal Arts and Education; Nursing; Pharmacy; Science; 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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 4,619
Established in 1868
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

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314-acre, urban campus in Hampton (population: 134,669), 6 miles from Norfolk, and 60 miles from Richmond. Served by air, bus, and train from Newport News (10 miles); larger airport serves Norfolk. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Norfolk
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Newport News/Williamsburg International

Hampton University
200 William R. Harvey Way
Hampton
23668

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
57%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government
  • Student leaders
  • Student Union Board
  • Student recruitment team
  • Resident assistants

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Founder's Day
  • Convocation
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities 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
12%
Top 1/4
22%
Top 1/2
71%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
71%
400-499
7%
700-800
2%
600-699
9%
500-599
63%
400-499
26%
30-36
6%
24-29
27%
18-23
67%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $35
Application deadline March 1
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.68

Very Selective

36%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,391
Declined 7,739
Total Received 12,130

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
application essay
academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

class rank
recommendation(s)

Considered

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
interview
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
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 22
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $26,198
Room & board $12,986
Additional fees $3,214
Books & supplies $1,100
Other fees $2,800
Total $46,298

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Sailing
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Triathlon
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Swimming and diving, Table tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Swimming and diving, Table tennis

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Air Traffic Controller
Architecture
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
Banking and Financial Support Services
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Child Development
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Cyber/Electronic Operations and Warfare
Developmental and Child Psychology
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Education, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Finance, General
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
General Studies
Health Teacher Education
Health and Wellness, General
History, General
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Information Science/Studies
Interior Design
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Journalism
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Management Information Systems, General
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Marine Science/Merchant Marine Officer
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Modern Languages
Molecular Biology
Music Management
Music Teacher Education
Music Technology
Music, General
Music, Other
Navy/Marine Corps JROTC/ROTC
Organizational Communication, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Sciences
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

4,619

total students

27%

in-state

73%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

3,799
students

Female
67%
2,552

Male
33%
1,247

18%

820
students

Female
70%
573

Male
30%
247

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

3,651
students

Female
68%
2,462

Male
32%
1,189

4%

148
students

Female
61%
90

Male
39%
58

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 77%
Student 4 year graduation rate 37%
Student 5 year graduation rate 12%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
95%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

68

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 yes
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 yes
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

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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