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Hampton University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
D-
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
92%
Undergrads in College Housing
Average Housing Cost
$5,834/ year
Poll
23%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.109 responses
Poll
42%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.213 responses

Food

Campus Food
D+
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$5,384/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 333 responses
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  • Chick fil a
    22%
  • Subway
    21%
  • Wingzone
    13%
  • Tropical Smoothie
    13%
  • Pirate grill
    11%
  • Outside campus food
    5%
  • Planet Smoothie
    4%
26%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.120 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
D
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
C+
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 109 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    19%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    62%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    14%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    5%

Safety

Safety
B-
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
74%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.113 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 78 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    29%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    55%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    9%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    6%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 96 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    24%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    41%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    30%
  • Not very visible.
    2%
  • We have campus police?
    3%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 189 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    4%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    48%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    44%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    4%
Men's Varsity Sports
Golf, Tennis, Basketball, Lacrosse, All Track Combined, Football
Women's Varsity Sports
Golf, Tennis, Bowling, Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, All Track Combined

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Music
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 150 responses
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  • Homecoming
    24%
  • Battle of the States
    14%
  • 12-2
    11%
  • Alpha and Que Cab
    11%
  • Block Party
    9%
  • Induction Ceremony
    7%
  • The Black Family Conference
    5%

Party Scene

Party Scene
B
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 127 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    2%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    27%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    30%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    34%
  • Parties? What parties?
    8%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 64 responses
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  • Homecoming
    50%
  • 100 days
    23%
  • Springfest
    9%
  • Homecomin & 100 Days
    8%
  • Battle of the Districts
    5%
  • 100 Days is no more, so Spring fest.
    3%
  • Homecoming
    2%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
Women in Sororities
53%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.156 responses
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