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
- 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
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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$24,105|
|Receiving Student Loans||63%||$7,890|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, Hampden – Sydney College may provide student services including:
- Career path counseling
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Employment search assistance
The overall graduation rate of HSC, Hampden-Sydney, H-SC is close to 62%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||60%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||2%|
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
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Hampden – Sydney College.
- Longwood University in Farmville, VA (5 miles away)
- Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, VA (70 miles away)
- University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA (90 miles away)
- College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA (96 miles away)
- Christopher Newport University in Newport News, VA (109 miles away)
Also, check out our college lists below, which can help students compare schools to one another:
- Review a complete list of all the Virginia colleges
- See all private colleges in Virginia
- See all the liberal arts colleges in Virginia
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.