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Hampden Sydney College

Hampden-Sydney, Virginia

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Student Population
Hampden Sydney College overview
Location Hampden-Sydney, Virginia
Online hsc.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Rural
Hampden Sydney College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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Located in Hampden-Sydney, Virginia, Hampden Sydney College is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 3,056 prospective students applied, and 1,755 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 228 enrolled in the school.  1,070 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $44,532 plus fees of $2,358. HSC- Hampden-Sydney is ranked 194 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



HSC- Hampden-Sydney is rated within the top 31% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1060/1320
ACT 20/27
GPA 3.4
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Mar 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $30

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Hampden Sydney College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$2,358
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $13,712
Budget for Other Expenses$2,000
Total One Year Cost$63,602

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$54,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
67% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Hampden Sydney College students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 37%
History 17%
Business 11%
Biology 7%
Philosophy and Religious Studies 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=232256 IPEDS survey data for Hampden Sydney College.

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