Hampton University

Hampton, VA

Hampton University

Hampton, VA

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Tuition & Fees

$29,312

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

35%

male

65%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

36%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,892
Declined 6,919
Total Received 10,811
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Private

4,076

undergraduate students

644

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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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 4,720
Established in 1868
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

Social Networks

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.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Hampton University
200 William R. Harvey Way
Hampton, VA
23668

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
51%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
82%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
25%
Top 1/2
74%
Bottom 1/2
26%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 1
Application deadline (final deadline) March 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Required of some

Very Selective

36%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,892
Declined 6,919
Total Received 10,811

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Admission test scores
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank

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Financial Aid

72%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$13,603

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $26,198
Room $6,432
Board $5,934
Additional fees $3,114
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $42,778
Average Financial Aid - $13,603
Total with Avg. Aid $29,175

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,698,209
State $1,334,390
Institutional $586,199
Other external $3,168,409
Total $12,787,207

Non-need-based

Federal $721,788
State $745,646
Institutional $18,250,447
Other external $452,782
Total $20,170,663
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 624-3341
F: 757 728-6567
martin.miles@hamptonu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Basketball
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, dodgeball, flag football, lacrosse, soccer, streetball, table tennis, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big South Athletic Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Finance.
Accounting.
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General.
Air Traffic Controller.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Architecture.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Atmospheric Physics and Dynamics.
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations.
Banking and Financial Support Services.
Biochemistry.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Broadcast Journalism.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
Christian Studies.
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services.
Communication Management and Strategic Communications.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism.
Digital Arts.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities.
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
Foreign Language Teacher Education.
General Studies.
Health and Wellness, General.
History, General.
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management.
Human Resources Management and Services, Other.
Information Science/Studies.
Intermedia/Multimedia.
International Relations and Affairs.
Journalism.
Legal Assistant/Paralegal.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Music Management.
Music Teacher Education.
Music Technology.
Music, General.
Nursing Administration.
Office Management and Supervision.
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, and Kinesiology, Other.
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other.
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Planetary Astronomy and Science.
Political Science and Government, General.
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General.
Social Work.
Sociology and Anthropology.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Psychology
  3. Journalism

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy

4,720

total students

17%

in-state

83%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

4,076
students

Female
65%
2,658

Male
35%
1,418

14%

644
students

Female
70%
448

Male
30%
196

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

3,595
students

Female
66%
2,372

Male
34%
1,223

12%

481
students

Female
60%
286

Male
40%
195

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
94%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

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

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 27
Countries most often represented Bermuda
Italy
Saudi Arabia
Sri Lanka
Trindad And Tobago
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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