Hampden-Sydney College Rankings

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In the World#3055 of 14178
In North America#916 of 2629
In the United States#844 of 2528
In Virginia#27 of 63
In Hampden-Sydney#1 of 1

Quick Review

Gender
All male
Acceptance rate
57%
Average SAT
1190
Average ACT
24
Avg. cost to attend
$34,853 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
993
Male:Female Ratio
99:1
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
hsc.edu

Hampden-Sydney College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate57%57%67%
Applicants3,0563,0533
Admissions1,7551,7532
Freshmen enrolled full time2282262

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
202 or 89%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1060
or below

75% of them
had 1320
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Hampden-Sydney College are 1060-1320 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
68 or 30%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Hampden-Sydney College are 20-27 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White843 (85%)
Black or African American51 (5%)
Hispanic45 (5%)
Two or more races29 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown12 (1%)
Asian7 (0.7%)
Nonresident Alien3 (0.3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$34,853/year
Average aid awarded
$27,365
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$23,836
$30-48K$25,858
$48-75K$27,862
$75-110K$30,604
$110K+$34,580

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$44,532
Tuition in-state$44,532
Tuition out-of-state$44,532
Fee in-district$2,358
Fee in-state$2,358
Fee out-of-state$2,358

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,105
Combined charge for room and board$13,712

Hampden-Sydney College Majors

MajorBachelor's
Business & Managerial Economics55
Economics, General25
Biology & Biological Sciences, General23
History, General23
Political Science and Government, General19
English Language and Literature, General10
Psychology, General10
International Relations and Affairs10
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics6
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology5
Computer Science4
Chemistry, General4
Physics, General2
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General2
Religion & Religious Studies1
Spanish Language and Literature1
Engineering Physics & Applied Physics1
Ancient & Classical Greek Language and Literature1
German Language and Literature1
Applied Mathematics, General1
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General1
Philosophy1
Grand Total206
TotalMen
Graduation rate68%68%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%

Publications & Citations

Publications
555
Citations
18,061

Publication count by topic

Biology
107
Physics
48
Economics
45
Mathematics
42
Sociology
35
Psychology
31
Philosophy
30
Medicine
30
Political science
28
Chemistry
25
History
18
Computer science
18
Art
16
Geography
15
Business
8
Geology
7
Engineering
5
Materials science
5
Environmental science
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Physics9779,349
Philosophy164023
History174922
Economics1919651
Political science1966177
Sociology2003329
Psychology23011,458
Art24135
Biology26252,578
Geography2662169
Mathematics2829586
Geology284085
Medicine3083891
Business366478
Chemistry4159346
Environmental science494310
Computer science534237
Engineering57373
Materials science58451

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990316
1991523
19921033
1993394
19941057
199512213
19967105
19977215
19987312
19997321
200011348
20017531
20025498
20037527
200411683
200515568
200619617
2007251191
200813851
2009191001
201022799
201122840
201221807
201326805
201424805
201517775
201630793
201725709
201831569
201929754
202035801

General info

Alternative namesH-SC
HSC
Hampden-Sydney
Founded1775
WikipediaHampden–Sydney College
MottoYe Shall Know the Truth
Colorsgarnet, grey
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff355
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

AddressCollege Road
Hampden-Sydney, Virginia, 23943-0128
United States
City population1,000
Phone4342236000
Fax+1 (434) 223 6346

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