Office of Admissions, Hampton UniversityHampton, VA 23668 757-727-5328
About Hampton University
  • Year of Foundation 1868
  • Size of Campus 255 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor's, master's
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 5,325
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 64%, 36%, 69%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $13,358
  • Room and Board $6,746
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $35
  • Enrollment No. 5,056
Hampton University is nestled along the banks of the Virginia Peninsula, near the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. The surrounding city of Hampton features a wide array of business and industrial enterprises, retail and residential areas, historical sites, and miles of waterfront and beaches. Attractions such as Fort Monroe, NASA Langley Research Center, and the Virginia Air and Space Center add to the splendor – and just plain fun – of the HU campus.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 4%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) International Student Assoc.
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of students in fraternities 6
  • Number of frats 6
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, dress/hair code, honor code, hazing prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Convocation- Homecoming- Founder's Day- Parents' Weekend- Honors Convocation- Black Family Conference- Commencement
  • Setting Urban
  • Percent students who are frat members 5%
  • Number of honor societies Acctg. Honor-Alpha Kappa Delta(Soc. )-Alpha Kappa Mu-Beta kappa Chi-Golden Key-Phi Alpha Theta-Natl Soc of Scabbard & Blade-Psi Chi-Kappa Tau Alpha-Sigma Tau Delta(Eng)-Sigma Theta Tau(Nur)-Upsilon Pi Epsilon(Com Sci)-Alpha Mu Gamma (F. Lang)-Alpha Phi Sig
  • Number of sororities 3
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Student Christian Association, Muslim Student Fellowship, Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Distance to nearest airport Norfolk (20), Newport News (20)
  • Distance to nearest train Newport News (10)
  • Distance to nearest bus Hampton (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing yes
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms, men's dorms
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 43%
  • College campus housing availability No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 655,000
  • Computer Courses No
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library 265,000
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Library Facilities 3 small satellite libraries
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 432
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Counseling Services career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, religious
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Museums Hampton Univ. Museum- Emancipation Oak, 1 of the Great Trees of the World National Landmarks- Mansion House,1828- Virginia Cleveland, 1874- Wigwam Building,1878- Academic Building, 1881- Memorial Chapel,1886
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,100
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi 100%
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Internet Access Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Employed Students after 1 year 93%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Eli Lilly, Pfizer-Enterprise, Microsoft, KPMG, Lockheed Martin, Towers Perrin, Johnson and Johnson, Honeywell, AT&T, Public School System, Kettering, Johns Hopkins, US Military, Price WaterHouse Coopers
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 44%
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 1%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,500
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