Hampton University

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Office of Admissions

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668

(757) 727-5328

(800) 624-3328

Fax: (757) 727-5095

Contact: Angela Boyd

Director of Admissions
Main Address

East Queen Street

Hampton, VA 23668

(757) 727-5000


Total undergrads: 4,700

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,212

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,689


Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: Not reported

College Majors

Architecture & Related Programs

Architecture B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Marine/Aquatic Biology B
Molecular Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Banking/Financial Services B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Advertising B
Broadcast Journalism B
Journalism B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications B
Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B


Education – General B
Health Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Special Education B


Chemical Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering – General B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Communication Disorders B
Nursing (RN) B
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance B,C
Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Aircraft Mechanics A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B
Parks/Leisure Facilities Management B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Fire Services Administration B
Law Enforcement Administration B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Theology B

Transportation & Materials Moving

Aviation Management B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Hampton University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (757) 727-5000
Website: www.hamptonu.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.hamptonu.edu/studentservices/admissions/apply.htm
Address: 200 William R. Harvey Way, Hampton, VA 23668-0099
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 4,293
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 50%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,803 (89% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $28,024
Out-of-state Tuition: $28,024
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 96%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $14,899

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Hampton University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Hampton University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Architecture and Related Services 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 31
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 31311
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 5
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 33
Education 15101
Engineering 3
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 332
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 4
Legal Professions and Studies 31
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 12
Mathematics and Statistics 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 31
Philosophy and Religious Studies 121
Physical Sciences 243
Psychology 11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 2
Social Sciences 5
Theology and Religious Vocations 11
Transportation and Materials Moving 13
Visual and Performing Arts 6
Grand total 8370287

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Hampton University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $28,024
Out-of-state $28,024
Books and supplies $1,100

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $12,510
Out-of-state $12,510

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 860 96%
Grant or scholarship aid 783 87% $14,899
Student loan aid 689 77% $21,083

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,747 74% $12,644
Federal student loans 2,468 66% $7,061

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Hampton University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Hampton University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 9,551 2,900 6,651
Percent admitted 100% 36% 36%
Percent admitted who enrolled 10% 11% 9%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Hampton University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 4,293
Undergraduate enrollment 3,714
Graduate enrollment 579

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Hampton University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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