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Hampden-Sydney, founded in 1776, is a private, liberal arts college for men. Its 660-acre campus, including Federal style architecture, is located 65 miles southwest of Richmond.

Website: www.hsc.edu/

Private
1,072
Undergraduate
Students
(0.2%) 2 Women
(99.8%) 1,070 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
59% of 3,240 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
March 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.45
SAT Math
520-620 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
584 average
530-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
21-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$63,602
Tuition and Fees
$46,890
Room and Board
$13,712
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Freshman Award
$33,289
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$33,777
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
96
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 33% of classes
10-19 students: 41% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Hampden-Sydney Population
1,450
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Richmond, Lynchburg, Charlottesville
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
98% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Tiger
Sororities
 
Fraternities
30% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.7% Asian
4.9% Black/African-American
3.8% Hispanic/Latino
3.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
86.0% White
1.0% Unknown
International Students
0.4% from 5 countries
First-Year Students Returning
81.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
61.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
86%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
11.0%
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