Hampton UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Hampton, VA

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$28,024

Avg tuition

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About Hampton University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

HBCU: YesHistorically Black Colleges and Universities are accredited schools established prior to 1965 whose principal mission was, and is, the education of Black Americans. Explore our HBCU resource hub to learn more.

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Hampton University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Hampton, Virginia. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,293, and admissions are very selective, with an acceptance rate of 36%. The university offers 70 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 60%, and a student-faculty ratio of 14:1. Tuition and fees for students are $28,024.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

36% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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4k

Students Enrolled

11%

Online Student Enrollment

14:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Demographics

Black

92%

White

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

Hispanic

2%

Unknown

Information not available

Two or more races

Information not available

Asian

0%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

66%

Socio-economic diversity

38% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

38%

State Grant Aid

18%

Institution Grant Aid

70%

Pell Grant

38%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,473
State Grant Aid $3,168
Institution Grant Aid $14,701
Pell Grant Aid $4,747

Financial Outlook

$38k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$26k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.