Hampton University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Hampton, VA

$29,312

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 3,516, and admissions are very selective, with an acceptance rate of 36%. The university offers 77 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 57%, and a student-faculty ratio of 15:1. Tuition and fees for students are $29,312.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

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.

36% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

72% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

57% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Recommended

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

SAT 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

15:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

Black

93%

White

2%

Hispanic

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Asian

1%

Unknown

0%

Two or more races

Information not available

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

67%

Socio-economic diversity

35% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

19

Total Online Enrollment

371

Student Location Breakout

11% 89%

Percent of Programs Online

86% On-campus

14% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Check Bold 86% online

Associate Check Bold 33% online

Bachelor's Check Bold 9% online

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 50% online

Master's Check Bold 6% online

Doctorate Check Bold 15% online

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

41%

State Grant Aid

15%

Institution Grant Aid

61%

Pell Grant

35%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,128
State Grant Aid $3,300
Institution Grant Aid $14,851
Pell Grant Aid $4,657

Financial Outlook

$26k

Average student debt after graduation

$38k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. 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.