Hampton University

Hampton, VA

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.

Hampton University

Hampton, VA

Tuition & Fees

$28,024

$28,024

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
14%
24-29
23%
18-23
56%
12-17
7%
30-36
3%
24-29
25%
18-23
55%
12-17
17%
30-36
6%
24-29
27%
18-23
67%
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undergraduateRatios

34%

male

66%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Very Selective

35%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,438
Declined + 6,113
Total Received 9,551
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Private (nonprofit)

3,714

undergraduate students

579

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Psychology
  3. Journalism
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Codes

SAT 5292
ACT 4358

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 4,293
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)

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Hampton, VA

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.

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
yes
Students are required to live in school housing

Greek Life

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

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
14%
24-29
23%
18-23
56%
12-17
7%
30-36
3%
24-29
25%
18-23
55%
12-17
17%
30-36
6%
24-29
27%
18-23
67%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
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 or ACT Required of some
SAT Subject Tests Required of some

Very Selective

35%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,438
Declined + 6,113
Total Received 9,551

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Recommendations

Considered

Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

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

Financial Aid

43%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,952.00

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $24,950
Room $6,432
Board $5,934
Additional fees $3,074
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $41,490
Average Financial Aid - $5,952
Total with Avg. Aid $35,538

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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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Martin Miles
Director of Financial Aid
martin.miles@hamptonu.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

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

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Athletic Directors

Eugene Marshall, Jr. (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Paula Jackson (women's)
Assistant Athletic Director For Compliance & Student-Services/swa
email

Athletic Facts

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

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
Divinity
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.
Religious Studies
School Counseling
Secondary School/English
Secondary School/History
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Special Education/Psychology/Learning
Systems Organization/Management
Theatre
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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

4,293

total students

27%

in-state

73%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

3,714
students

Female
66%
2,444

Male
34%
1,270

13%

579
students

Female
69%
397

Male
31%
182

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

3,491
students

Female
67%
2,309

Male
33%
1,182

7%

223
students

Female
61%
135

Male
39%
88

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
95%
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

Transfer Admissions

26%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

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

International Student Contact

Georgiana Lau
Secretary of International Office
757 728-6914
georgiana.lau@hamptonu.edu

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