Hampton University: Review & Facts

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Hampton University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 4,765 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1868 and is one of the 5 colleges located in Hampton, Virginia.

Hampton University is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU).

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
79
At Hampton University you can earn your associate's degree, 2-year certificate, bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Hampton University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 79 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Psychology, Business, Communication and Journalism, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
65%
Hampton University student retention rate is relatively low at 65% (close to Virginia average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Hampton University is below average - 52%. Around 6% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Hampton University is good -- 11:1. Read more details regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$19,900
Average tuition cost is fairly high - about $17,800 annually. The additional fees at Hampton University beyond tuition are about $2,100, which makes it a total of $19,900 annually.

Read the details about Hampton University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
36%
As reported in recent government data, 14,503 applications were submitted and 5,285 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to enroll at this school.

The college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Hampton University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,600
Hampton University offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Hampton University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Hampton University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 2,900 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low, approximately $4,600 per year.

Army and Navy ROTC programs are available at Hampton University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Hampton University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Hampton University Location and Maps



Post Address: Hampton University, E Queen Street, Hampton, Virginia 23668-0099, USA
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