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Hampton University
  • 4 Year
  • HAMPTON, VA

Report Card

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

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Hampton is a private university located in Hampton, Virginia in the Norfolk Area. As a historically black college, Hampton has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,491 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Hampton acceptance rate is 36%. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Biology. Graduating 60% of students, Hampton alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,900.

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200 WILLIAM R. HARVEY WAY
HAMPTON, VA 23668
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Big South Conference

Hampton University Rankings

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Hampton Admissions

Acceptance Rate
36%
Application Deadline
March 1
SAT Range
980-1120
ACT Range
20-24
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$27,441 / 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
$14,899 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
70%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 130 responses
45%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 144 responses
52%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 143 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
13
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
2
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
11
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    1%
  • On Campus
    90%
  • Online
    9%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,491 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
223
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
38%
Varsity Athletes
9%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 92 responses
  • Ambitious
    34%
  • Determined
    32%
  • Outgoing
    13%
  • Stuck up
    10%
  • Independent
    4%
  • Spoiled
    3%
  • Persistent
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
93%
Poll
53%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 171 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 204 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 100 responses
  • Family
    25%
  • Inspiring
    19%
  • Unorganized
    14%
  • Sheltering
    11%
  • Family with some flaws
    9%
  • Dysfunctional Family
    6%
  • Ambitious
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
60%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 80 responses

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