Hampden-Sydney College

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world rank  3124

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University Overview

Founded in 1775, Hampden-Sydney College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the village of Hampden-Sydney (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Virginia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) is a very small (EduListing enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) men only higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Presbyterian religion. Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 244 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym H-SC
Founded 1775
Motto Ye Shall Know the Truth
Colours Garnet and grey

University Location

Address 667 College Road
Hampden-Sydney (population range: under 2,500)
23943-0667 Virginia
United States
T +1 (434) 223 6120
F +1 (434) 223 6346

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men Only
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Box 667
Hampden-Sydney 23943
+1 (434) 223 6120
800 755 0733

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Presbyterian Christian-Presbyterian Presbyterian Church (USA) - www.pcusa.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Hampden-Sydney College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society ACS

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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