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Hampton University

Hampton, VA

At A Glance

Main Address

200 William R Harvey Way

Hampton, VA 23669-4561

www.hamptonu.edu

Admission Office

Office of Admission

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668

(757) 727-5328

Fax : (757) 727-5095

admit@hamptonu.edu

Contact : Angela Boyd

Dean of Admission

Type of School

Medium

Private

university

4-year school

Coed

Historically Black College

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Member

College Board Code: 5292

Quick Facts

Regular Application Deadline : March 1

Percentage of students graduating within 6 years : 57.0%

Total undergraduates : 3,714

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 927

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 39.0%

Average financial aid package : $6,436.00

In-State Tuition : $29,287.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $29,287.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Setting

Small City (50-250k)

Urban

Residential campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: Mar 1

Priority application due : Mar 1

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : May 1 (or within 2 week(s) if notified after May 1st)

Housing deposit due : May 1

Early Decision And Action

Early action application due : Nov 1

College will notify student of early action admission by : Dec 31

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Jun 15

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : Apr 15

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Apr 15

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : Mar 1

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

International Students

Fall application due : Mar 1

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Student-faculty ratio : 14 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral degrees

Graduating in 6 years : 57.0%

Returning for sophomore year : 75.0%

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Historically Black College

College Board Member

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Business/Marketing : 19.0%
Communications/Journalism : 16.0%
Biology : 9.0%
Psychology : 9.0%
Health Professions : 7.0%
Liberal Arts : 7.0%
Parks And Recreation : 7.0%
Social Sciences : 6.0%
Security and Protective Services : 5.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Architecture & Related Programs
Architecture M

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General B M
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography B
Molecular Biology B

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting B
Banking and Financial Support Services B
Business Administration and Management, General B D M
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance, General B
Management Information Systems, General B
Marketing/Marketing Management, General B

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Advertising B
Broadcast Journalism B
Journalism B
Mass Communication/Media Studies B
Public Relations/Image Management B

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Science B M
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications B
Computer and Information Sciences, General B M

Education
Biology Teacher Education M
Chemistry Teacher Education M
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services D M
Education, General B
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness M
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities M
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments M
Elementary Education and Teaching M
English/Language Arts Teacher Education M
Health Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education M
Mathematics Teacher Education M
Music Teacher Education M
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching B
Physics Teacher Education M
Secondary Education and Teaching M
Special Education and Teaching, General B M

Engineering
Chemical Engineering B
Computer Engineering, General B
Electrical and Electronics Engineering B
Engineering, General B

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General B
Rhetoric and Composition B

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature B

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist B M
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General B M
Nursing Science D M
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse B

History
History, General B

Legal Professions & Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal B C
Pre-Law Studies B

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
General Studies A B
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies B

Mathematics & Statistics
Applied Mathematics M
Mathematics, General B M

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician A

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management B
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies B
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management B M

Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General B M
Physics, General B D M

Psychology
Psychology, General B M

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration B
Fire Services Administration B

Social Sciences
Political Science and Government, General B
Sociology B

Theology & Religious Vocations
Theology/Theological Studies A B M

Transportation & Materials Moving
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations B

Visual & Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General B
Commercial and Advertising Art B
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General B
Music Performance, General B
Music, General B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Accelerated Program

Cooperative Education

Cross-Registration

Double Major

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Honors Program

Independent Study

Internships

Teacher Certification

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

ROTC Available

ROTC, Army

ROTC, Navy

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Distance Learning

Computer Services

1500 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Dorms, Libraries, Student Center

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Computer repair service available on campus

Student web hosting available

Wireless network available

Where Graduates Go

Within one year of receiving their bachelor’s degree:

Law : 9.0%

Business : 5.0%

Medical : 16.0%

Other : 9.0%

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : African American literature and history collection, university archives, North American Indian/African/Oceanic/Black American art collections, Atmospheric Sciences program using satellites in Earth's orbit, Legacy Park

Geographic Location : 6 miles from Norfolk.

Small City

Urban

Residential Campus

Total undergraduates : 3,714

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 927

Degree-seeking undergrads : 3,714

Graduate enrollment : 579

Student General Information

All students average age : 21

Full time students average age : 21

In state students : 27.0%

Out of state students : 73.0%

Part Time students : 6.0%

Percentage of males : 34.0%

Percentage of females : 66.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Black African American : 95.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 1.0%

White : 1.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 2.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Other Activities & Organizations : Code of conduct policy, zero tolerance policy for drugs and weapons of any kind.

5.0% Men who Join Fraternities

4.0% Women who Join Sororities

Student Newspaper : The Hampton Script

Student Newspaper URL : www.huscript.com

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 82.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 57.0%

Housing Options

Apartments For Married Students

Apartments For Single Students

Men's Housing

Wellness Housing (alcohol/drug/smoke-free)

Women's Housing

Special Housing For Disabled Students

Special Housing For International Students

Coed Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $500.00

Housing deposit due : May 1

Housing deposit is refundable in full if student does not enroll.

Car is not allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Pirates

Sport Member : NCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Intramural

Scholarship

NCAA Division IAA

NCAA Division I

Club

Counseling And Wellness

Chaplain/spiritual director

Career counseling

Economically disadvantaged students services

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

Health services

On-campus daycare

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Veteran's counselor

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Minority students services

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Women's services

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Pre-admission summer program

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Tutoring

Writing center

Study skills assistance

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

Y

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

Y

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

Y

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

Y

Pep Band

Y

Radio Station

Y

Sororities

Y

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

Y

Television Station

Y

Yearbook

Y

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Badminton

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division I

Women's NCAA Division I

Bowling

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Intramural

Cheerleading

Women's Intercollegiate

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division I

Women's NCAA Division I

Football

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division IAA

Football(non-tackle)

Men's Intramural

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division I

Women's NCAA Division I

Lacrosse

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's Club

Men's NCAA Division I

Sailing

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Soccer

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division I

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Women's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division I

Swimming

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Table tennis

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Tennis

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division I

Women's NCAA Division I

Track and Field

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Track: Indoor

Men's NCAA Division I

Women's NCAA Division I

Track: Outdoor

Men's NCAA Division I

Women's NCAA Division I

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division I

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $50.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: No

Total applicants : 9,551

Admitted : 3,438

Enrolled : 927

Very selective 36.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --

Plan Available for early admission : Early action - not restrictive



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Application Essay

Character/Personal Qualities

Rigor of secondary school record

Important

Class Rank

Recommendations

Considered

Extracurricular Activities

Interview

Level of Applicant's Interest

Standardized Test Scores

Talent/Ability

Volunteer Work

Work Experience

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Required for some: SAT or ACT

Test Policies for placement

SAT Reasoning Test

ACT

AP

CLEP

SAT score use policy

Please contact college for information about its use of SAT scores

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

Transcript/record of courses and grades

Other Test Policies

Test optional policy: Students with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.3 or rank in the top 10 percent of their class, choose whether or not to submit SAT or ACT. Applicants choosing not to submit standardized test scores are strongly encouraged to submit at least one recommendation from a teacher in a core subject area. Students attending schools outside the United States and students wishing to be considered for merit-based scholarships must submit scores.

A note from the college

Academic record, rank in top half of graduating class, personal references, intended major, and personal statement important. Extracurricular activities, essay, school recommendation considered.

High school class rank of incoming freshmen

Top Tenth : 12.0%

Top Quarter : 25.0%

Top Half : 74.0%

Bottom Half : 26.0%

Bottom Quarter : 6.0%

GPAs of incoming freshmen

3.5 - 3.74 : 16.0%

3.25 - 3.49 : 19.0%

3.00 - 3.24 : 16.0%

2.50 - 2.99 : 21.0%

2.00 - 2.49 : 4.0%

1.00 - 1.99 : 1.0%

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

700 - 800 : 3.0%

600 - 699 : 19.0%

500 - 599 : 71.0%

400 - 499 : 7.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

SAT Math

700 - 800 : 2.0%

600 - 699 : 9.0%

500 - 599 : 63.0%

400 - 499 : 26.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

ACT Composite

30 - 36 : 6.0%

24 - 29 : 27.0%

18 - 23 : 67.0%

ACT Math

30 - 36 : 3.0%

24 - 29 : 25.0%

18 - 23 : 55.0%

12 - 17 : 17.0%

ACT English

30 - 36 : 14.0%

24 - 29 : 23.0%

18 - 23 : 56.0%

12 - 17 : 7.0%

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: The University grants credits for acceptable performance on the College Board administered Advanced Placement Examination. A minimum score of three (3) is required in all subject areas. College Board AP credits are forwarded directly to the Registrar’s office by the College Board and are not handled by the Testing Services office.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

English

4

0

Math

3

0

Science

2

0

Science Lab

2

0

Social Studies

2

0

Foreign Language

0

2

Academic Electives

6

0

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : 12.0% and Percent who submitted ACT scores : 26.0%

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

500 - 570

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

530 - 590

ACT Composite

20 - 26


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

Art History

3

3

ART 200

All

Biology

3

12

BIO 103, 105 & Elective

All

Calculus AB

3

4

MAT 151 or 130

All

Calculus BC

3

3

MAT 151 & 152

All

Chemistry

3

8

CHE 101, 102, 201 & 202

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

POL 205

All

Computer Science A

3

4

CSC 151

All

English Language and Composition

3

3

ENG 101

All

4

6

ENG 101 & 102

All

English Literature and Composition

3

3

ENG 210

All

4

6

ENG 210 & 211

All

Environmental Science

3

4

--

All

French Language and Culture

3

6

FRE 101 & 102

All

German Language and Culture

3

6

GER 101 & 102

All

Human Geography

3

3

GEO 201

All

Latin

3

6

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

ECO 201

All

Microeconomics

3

3

ECO 202

All

Music Theory

3

3*

Music 200

All

Physics B

3

4

PHY 201

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

8

PHY 201 & 202

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

8

PHY 201 & 202

All

Psychology

3

3

PSY 203

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

6

SPA 101 & 102

All

Statistics

3

3

MAT 205

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

POL 203

All

United States History

3

6

HIS 101 & 102

All

3

3*

HIS 108

Other

World History: Modern

3

3

HIS 106

All

*Check with the related academic department at the college for more information.


College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

8

College Algebra

50

3

College Composition

50

6

College Mathematics

50

6

Financial Accounting

50

6

French I

50

6

French II

59

12

German I

50

6

German II

60

12

History of United States I

50

3

History of United States II

50

3

Human Growth and Development

50

3

Humanities

50

6

Introduction to Educational Psychology

50

3

Introductory Business Law

50

3

Introductory Psychology

50

3

Introductory Sociology

50

3

Natural Science

50

6

Pre Calculus

50

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3

Principles of Management

50

3

Principles of Marketing

50

3

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

Spanish I

50

6

Spanish II

63

12

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 62.0%

% of loans / jobs : 38.0%

% of freshmen with need who received financial aid : 97.0%

% Applied for need-based aid : 73.0%

% Judged to have need : 79.0%

% that were offered aid : 76.0%

% that had need fully met : 41.0%

% of need met : 39.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $6,436.00

Avg non need-based aid : $7,018.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $7,336.00

Avg need-based loan : $5,588.00

Avg indebtedness at graduation : $33,680.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Apr 15

Regular Financial Aid Deadline : Apr 15

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Martin Miles

Financial aid office phone : (800) 624-3341

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Other: VTAG

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $665.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): --

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Leadership

Minority Status

Music/Drama

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Athletics

Leadership

Minority Status

Music/Drama

ROTC

State/District Residency

Work Study Programs

Nights

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Deferred payment

External finance company

ROTC Programs

ROTC, Army : Offered on Campus

ROTC, Navy : Offered on Campus

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$29,287.00

$29,287.00

$29,287.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$29,287.00

$29,287.00

$29,287.00

Room and board:

$12,986.00

$12,986.00

$6,232.00

Books and supplies:

$1,100.00

$1,100.00

$1,100.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$2,800.00

$4,500.00

$3,300.00

Transportation expenses:

$1,300.00

$1,300.00

$1,300.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$47,473.00

$49,173.00

$41,219.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$47,473.00

$49,173.00

$41,219.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


Athletic Scholarship Opportunities

Sport

Male

Female

Basketball

Available

Available

Cross-Country

Available

Available

Football

Available

Golf

Available

Available

Soccer

Available

Softball

Available

Tennis

Available

Available

Track and Field

Available

Available

Volleyball

Available

For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: 15

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2.5

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 60

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 90

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 30

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Essay or Personal Statement

Statement of good standing from Prior Institution(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 580

Transfers admitted percentage: 54.0%

Transfers admitted: 315

Transfers enrolled percentage: 30.0%

Transfers enrolled: 179

Students who applied for transfer from 2 year schools: 17.0%

Students who applied for transfer from 4 year schools: 83.0%

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

Special Requirements

Transcript from all colleges attended must be forwarded.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

International Application Due for Fall 2021: Mar 1

Application fee: $50.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $29,287.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $12,986.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $12,986.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $665.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for need based aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Total Amount Awarded: $456,441.00

Number of enrolled international undergraduates received aid: 14

Non-resident aliens must submit the following financial aid forms:

Foreign Student Certification of Finances

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: --

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students