Hampden Sydney College: Review & Facts

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Hampden Sydney College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,090 students enrolled. This college was established in 1775 and is the only institution located in Hampden-Sydney, Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
25
Fair
Hampden Sydney College will give you the opportunity to get a bachelor's degree.

H-SC deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 25 majors. The most popular concentrations are Economics, Business, Management, Political Science, and History. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
83%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Hampden Sydney College student retention rate is high at 83% (well above Virginia average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Hampden Sydney College is average - 62%. Approximately 13% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Hampden Sydney College is good: 11:1. Find out more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$41,900
High
Average tuition price is extremely high - $40,000 a year. The additional fees at H-SC (not included in tuition costs) are about $1,900, which comes to $41,900 a year.

Read the details about Hampden Sydney College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
55%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 3,683 applications were submitted and 2,018 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

This college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Hampden Sydney College in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,700
Medium
Hampden Sydney College offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at H-SC, 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
F
Unsafe
Hampden Sydney College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,200 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable -- approximately $5,700 annually.

Army ROTC programs are available at H-SC. 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 received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Hampden Sydney College appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Hampden Sydney College Location and Maps



Post Address: Hampden Sydney College, College Road, Hampden-Sydney, Virginia 23943-0128, USA
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