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HAMPTON UNIVERSITY - [HU], HAMPTON, VIRGINIA

Hampton, VirginiaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1868Established Year
  4612Enrollment

Hampton University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Vaishnavi Agrawal Vaishnavi Agrawal
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A private institution found in 1868, Hampton University has its roots deep within the nation’s history and the African American experience, with one aim in a sigh, to create a Global Community. Richly steeped in history and traditions, the dynamic institution provides a wide spectrum of liberal arts, technical and graduate degree programs. A tightly weaved community of learners and educators, Hampton University represents 49 states and 35 nations and territories. 

Ranking

In the 2020 U.S News’ rankings, Hampton stood at, 

  • 218th in National Universities 
  • 34th in Top Performers on Social Mobility 
  • 4th in Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Highlights

College TypePrivate
Campus SettingUrban
Endowment263.2 million USD
Student Retention Rate72%
Work-study programyes
Mode of ProgramFull time; Part-time; online
Housing Capacity64%
The annual cost of Attendance40,560 USD
Admission Helpdeskadmit@hamptonu.edu | 757 727-5328

Programs

  • Hampton offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including master’s degrees in health and physics.
  • The university offers the following degrees,
    • Certificate (Food Service Manager, cinema studies, etc.)
    • Associate
    • Bachelor’s
    • Master’s
    • Post-Master’s Certificate
    • Doctorate- Professional Practice/ Research/Scholarship
  • The university also offers combined degrees and special academic programs,
    • Architecture
    • Business Administration.
  • The top five most popular courses at Hampton are,
    • Biology/Biological Sciences, General (MS, MT)
    • Psychology, General (MS)
    • Business Administration and Management, General (BS, MBA, Ph.D.)
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (BA, MA, Ph.D.)
    • And, Organizational Communication, General. (BA)

Campus

  • The Hampton campus sprawls over 314 acres, set in the bank of Virginia Peninsula, near the mouth of Chesapeake Bay.
  • The campus setting is urban.
  • More than 100 student-run organizations and events like theatrical performances, concerts, and recitals are offered by the uni.
  • Student-Athletes can play for recreational fun or professionally in one of the NCAA Division I Mid-Eastern Conferences.
  • There’s a total undergrad enrolment of 3,672, with about 34% male and 66% female student distribution
  • The city of Hampton has a lot to offer, from retail and residential areas, business and industrial enterprises, historical sites to miles of waterfront and beaches, there are plenty of attractions that the city provides.

Residence

  • Hampton offers 24 modern and historic based residence halls to its students.
  • There is a separate residence for women and men, with 8 halls for men and 16 for women.
  • The university also provides for disabled housing, which can be accommodated by differently-abled people.
  • About 8 residence halls are reserved for freshmen students, including 6 for women and 2 for men.
  • All halls have different capacities, but come with basic necessary features like,
    • Twin-sized bed.
    • Desks.
    • Chest of drawers.
    • Closet and a shared mirror.
  • 61% of students choose to live on campus.

Application Process

  • Application Portal: apply online
  • Application fee: $50
  • Application deadline: March 1
  • Admission Requirements:
    • Students with a cumulative GPA of least 3.3 and falls in the top 10% ranks of their class have the option to choose to send their SAT and ACT scores.
    • Out of the SAT and ACT, the more favorable score would be taken into consideration.
    • SAT is based on the highest Evidence-based Reading/Writing and Math scores and ACT score is based on your highest composite.
  • Graduate requirements,
    • Official transcript from the university attended.
    • Official test scores of, GMAT, MCET, GRE.
    • Also, PRAXIS and TOEFL
    • 2 Letters of Recommendation
    • Personal statement.
  • Graduation rate: 58%; Retention Rate: 77%

Cost Of Attendance

ExpenseUndergraduateGraduate
Tuition & Fees$28,024$12,510
Books & Supplies$1,100$1,100
Living Costs$15,167$15,167

Financial Aid For International Students

  • International students have very limited financial aid opportunities, which are highly competitive as well since the U.S. government doesn’t provide for federal aid.
  • The students can still apply through the Office of financial aid and scholarships and check what scholarships are available.
  • An international student receives an average financial aid package of $23,163.
  • Here’s a list of few external scholarship opportunities, that students can apply for.
    • EduPass
    • Rotary International
    • Fulbright scholarship program
    • Education USA
    • ForeignBorn.com

Alumni

  • Hampton Alumni are eligible for several exclusive benefits from the university, from discounts on University events and products to career advancement and networking opportunities and more.
  • A few notable alumni include
    • Booker T. Washington, a known African American educator and founder of Tuskegee University.
    • Alberta Williams King, mother of Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Wanda Sykes, an Emmy Award-winning comedian, and many more.

Placements

  • Hampton hosts two career fairs, one in fall (September) and other in spring (February)
  • The median starting salary of a Hampton Alumni is $51,500.
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Hampton University Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population4874
FAFSA Code003714
Application Cost$35
Accreditation SACSSCOC
Average Cost of Attendance$13,188 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio2 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
IELTS-6.5- -
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score10509801120 24%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing535500570-
Mathematics515480550-
ACTCheck Detailed Score222024 36%
English232125-
Mathematics221924-

Hampton University Acceptance Rate

36.2%

Acceptance Rate

12130

Total Applicants

4874

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

32.7%

Male

67.3%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program36.2%
Total Applicants11061
Total Enrolled4004
Graduate
Graduate Programs36.2%
Total Applicants2404
Total Enrolled870

Hampton University Enrollment

Enrollment
Hampton University Enrollment4874
Undergraduate Enrollment4004
Graduate Enrollment870
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate53.0%

Attendance Cost

$13,188

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$13,188 / Year
Post Graduate Program$23,762 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,100 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$11,218 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$2,800 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$12,285 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$4,500 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$3,300 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$3,300 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Program Wise Accreditations
Music ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Music
Nursing ProgramsCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing ProgramsAccreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
Pharmacy ProgramsAccreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Physiotherapy ProgramsAmerican Physical Therapy Association
ProgramsAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association
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Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
342134138-
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  • 2019
  • 2018

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    RANKED  #201 - #300

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    US News logo

    US News

    RANKED  #323

    Physics (International)


    Academy Ranking of World Universities logo

    Academy Ranking of World Universities

    RANKED  #201 - #300

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    Center for World University Rankings

    RANKED  #1382

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    Bus Station

    Emancipation & Marshall0.17 Km
    Settlers Landing & Hampton Harbor0.41 Km
    McClellan & Harris0.56 Km
    County & Frissell0.7 Km
    County & Frissell0.78 Km
    Settlers Landing & Hampton Harbor0.85 Km
    Black & McClellan1.08 Km
    Eaton & Mill Point95.83 Km
    Eaton & Mill Point225.05 Km
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    Book Store

    Hampton University Collegiate Bookstore0.23 Km
    Dog Eared Books - Hampton1.06 Km
    Bender's Books & Cards1.17 Km
    Way We Were Book Store1.25 Km
    Atomic Comics Emporium2.85 Km
    A Chosen Generation Ministry3.02 Km
    Barnes & Noble5.63 Km
    Ubus Books Plus6.22 Km
    Apostolic World Network Training Center6.27 Km
    Jersey's Cards & Comics LLC6.67 Km
    Woolaston Entertainment6.76 Km
    Urban Reads7.24 Km
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    ocean eagle0.65 Km
    Queens Plaza Shopping Center2.57 Km
    Langley Square Shopping Center2.7 Km
    Buckroe Shopping Center3.11 Km
    Willow Oaks Village Square4.02 Km
    Bodacious Bazaar4.48 Km
    Riverdale Shopping Center5.14 Km
    Sunglass Outfitters by Sunglass Hut5.21 Km
    Power Plant of Hampton Roads5.38 Km
    Coliseum Square Center5.53 Km
    Peninsula Town Center5.72 Km
    Coliseum Crossing5.94 Km
    Mercury Plaza6.2 Km
    Todd Center6.71 Km
    Infinity Cleaning Services, LLC6.95 Km
    Hidden Treasures7.66 Km
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    Pharmacy

    Rene Magoon, PharmD0.7 Km
    Kristy L. Ryman, PharmD0.7 Km
    Jed S. Lewis, PharmD0.7 Km
    Sheila W. Elliott, PharmD0.7 Km
    Monica R. Miller, RPH0.7 Km
    Martin Cruz, PharmD0.7 Km
    Hubert L. Becton, RPH0.7 Km
    Michael L. DeAngelo, PharmD0.7 Km
    Mary E. Rice, RPh0.7 Km
    Marcia W. Brown, PharmD0.7 Km
    Anna Howell, PharmD0.7 Km
    Alegria A. Miclat, RPH0.7 Km
    Jeannette S. McWhorter, PharmD0.7 Km
    Amy C. Jaap, PharmD0.7 Km
    Vicki M. Neace, PharmD0.7 Km
    Peggy H. Chapman, RPH0.7 Km
    Daniel Y. Mui, RPh0.7 Km
    Walmart Pharmacy4.46 Km
    CVS Pharmacy5.55 Km
    Nazaneen Sadeghi, PharmD6.27 Km
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    Restaurant

    Marker 200.89 Km
    Papa John's Pizza1.51 Km
    County Grill & Smokehouse2.49 Km
    Subway2.79 Km
    Subway Restaurants3.68 Km
    Little Caesars Pizza3.69 Km
    Sparetimes4.47 Km
    Cyprus Grille4.69 Km
    Olive Garden Italian Restaurant4.81 Km
    Golden Corral Buffet & Grill5.08 Km
    Hooters5.24 Km
    Comfort Zone Restaurant & Lounge5.49 Km
    Park Lane Tavern5.58 Km
    Buffalo Wild Wings5.61 Km
    Panera Bread5.72 Km
    Studio Movie Grill5.77 Km
    Jason's Deli6.01 Km
    Zaxby's Chicken Fingers & Buffalo Wings6.32 Km
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    Airport

    Langley TACAN LFI 070X7.33 Km

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