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Hampden – Sydney College

Also known as HSC, Hampden-Sydney, H-SC

College Road, Hampden-Sydney, VA

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Hampden - Sydney College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and helps students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Hampden-Sydney, Virginia, which is a predominantly rural area. Approximately a thousand students are enrolled annually at HSC.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs HSC offers:

  • Social Sciences
  • History
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • English Language And Literature

The admissions process begins with the submission of an application, school records, and test scores, which are then reviewed by the admissions staff. Most common scores among applicants accepted to HSC are between 21 to 27 for the ACT exam, or 1470 to 1790 on the SAT. HSC has an acceptance rate of around 55% of which only 24% chose to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found at hsc.edu.

The cost of tuition is close to $37,000 annually. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and as such students should use the school's tuition calculator to understand their personalized cost estimate of attendance. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the necessary requirements.

The mascot for HSC is the "Tigers", and they participate in intercollegiate athletic programs through oversight by the NCAA.

Students can visit the Hampden - Sydney College website to see a complete list of academic programs offered, student services, and more that is available at this school.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give an overview of the students Hampden – Sydney College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Hampden – Sydney College is about 1,100. The student body is made up of 100% undergraduate students and 28% graduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $40,000-$48,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • Part time students pay in the range of $1,300 to $1,500 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$24,105
Receiving Student Loans63%$7,890
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Hampden – Sydney College may provide student services including:

  • Career path counseling
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of HSC, Hampden-Sydney, H-SC is close to 62%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years60%
Graduating in 5 Years2%
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Hampden – Sydney College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

History

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Hampden – Sydney College for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
54.79%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
100%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
11:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$22,881