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grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
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  3. Diversity
    grade C+
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
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  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Hampden-Sydney is an above-average private college located in Virginia. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 986 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Hampden-Sydney acceptance rate is 57%. Popular majors include Managerial Economics, Economics, and History. Graduating 68% of students, Hampden-Sydney alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $39,200.

About

College Road
Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Old Dominion Athletic Conference

Hampden-Sydney College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

H-SC Admissions

Acceptance Rate
57%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
1060-1320
ACT Range
20-27
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$34,853 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$27,365 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
100%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 4 responses
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 7 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 7 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • All
    0%
  • None
    100%
  • Some
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
986 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
7
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
15%
Varsity Athletes
30%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 4 responses
  • Gentleman
    100%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
99%
Poll
69%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 16 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 15 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 3 responses
  • Brotherhood
    100%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$52,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
68%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
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