Hampton University Rankings

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In the World#1923 of 14178
In North America#590 of 2629
In the United States#540 of 2528
In Virginia#14 of 63
In Hampton#1 of 2

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
36%
Avg. cost to attend
$27,441 /y
Aid receiving
96%
Undergraduates
3,714
Graduates
579
Male:Female Ratio
33:67
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Hampton University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate36%36%36%
Applicants9,5512,9006,651
Admissions3,4381,0442,394
Freshmen enrolled full time872295577
Freshmen enrolled part time552332

33 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

457 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Other Tests Recommended
SAT/ACT Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American3964 (93%)
Nonresident Alien119 (3%)
White108 (3%)
Hispanic65 (2%)
Asian18 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native6 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander5 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$27,441/year
Average aid awarded
$14,899
Students receiving aid
96%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$29,650
$30-48K$25,609
$48-75K$34,429
$110K+$39,042

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$24,950$12,475
Tuition in-state$24,950$12,475
Tuition out-of-state$24,950$12,475
Fee in-district$3,074$35
Fee in-state$3,074$35
Fee out-of-state$3,074$35

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,700
Combined charge for room and board$12,366
Room charge$6,432
Meal charge$5,934

Hampton University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General43213
Psychology, General621
Pharmacy59
Biology & Biological Sciences, General541
Organizational Communication, General53
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist940
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies40
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse3135
Broadcast Journalism37
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other35
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management1717
Kinesiology and Exercise Science34
Marketing & Marketing Management, General32
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration30
Pre-Medicine & Pre-Medical Studies23
Physical Therapy & Therapist23
Political Science and Government, General18
Information Science & Studies15
Architecture14
Elementary Education and Teaching12
Aviation & Airway Management and Operations11
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services10
Music Teacher Education63
Health and Wellness, General9
General Studies8
International Relations and Affairs7
Sociology7
Computer Science7
Finance, General6
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography5
Public Administration5
Physics, General121
Engineering, General4
History, General4
English Language and Literature, General4
Art & Art Studies, General3
Chemistry, General3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General3
Accounting3
Chemical Engineering3
Cyber & Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism3
Legal Assistant & Paralegal3
Educational Leadership and Administration, General3
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance3
Biochemistry2
Music Technology2
Mathematics, General2
Management Information Systems, General2
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General2
Atmospheric Physics and Dynamics2
Spanish Language and Literature1
Computer and Information Sciences, General1
Economics, General1
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other1
Applied Mathematics, General1
Biology Teacher Education1
Grand Total64014196
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate60%50%64%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%
  • Part-time retention rate - 17%

Publications & Citations

Publications
3,090
Citations
255,563

Publication count by topic

Physics
991
Environmental science
363
Materials science
290
Medicine
199
Chemistry
148
Biology
144
Mathematics
137
Geology
124
Computer science
115
Psychology
104
Geography
69
Engineering
43
Sociology
38
Political science
31
Business
17
History
14
Economics
11
Art
8
Philosophy
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Physics272143,203
Environmental science48515,199
Geology9203,005
Geography11621,442
Biology159510,771
Psychology17683,127
History185318
Philosophy185515
Sociology1889388
Materials science20033,377
Computer science20642,295
Mathematics21101,472
Medicine21382,964
Chemistry23743,415
Economics2759191
Art28922
Engineering3003291
Business3127151
Political science333326

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19902130
19912351
199227104
199331103
199422153
199525205
199638262
199744253
199854321
199968446
200053479
200155514
200264710
2003841031
2004861214
2005971708
20061211849
2007992592
2008973143
20091123822
2010964066
20111678504
201222217625
201319322769
201415720509
201515522828
201615021626
201714515932
201810213338
201912513990
20208612316

General info

Founded1868
WikipediaHampton University
MottoThe Standard of Excellence, An Education for Life
Colorsreflex blue, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-July)
Total FTE staff1,023
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address200 William R. Harvey Way
Hampton, Virginia, 23668-0099
United States
City population137,000
Phone7577275000
Fax+1 (757) 727 5085

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