Facts & Figures

Hampton University Facts at a Glance
Motto: "The Standard of Excellence, An Education for Life"
Founded April 1, 1868 as Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute
President Dr. William R. Harvey
Location Hampton, Virginia, United States (Driving Directions)
Campus Size 314 acres
Number of Buildings 118 (Campus Map)
Motto "The Standard of Excellence, An Education for Life"
Nickname Pirates
University Colors Reflex Blue and White
Conference Big South
Affiliation NCAA Division I FCS
Fall 2018 Headcounts (Unduplicated Student Counts)
Grand Total Headcount of Students 4,321
Undergraduate 3,672
Graduate and Professional 649
First-Time Entering Freshmen 922
Student Profile
Total Men 33.44%
Total Women 66.56%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.32%
Asian 0.53%
Black 93.45%
Hispanic/Latino 1.41%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.05%
White 3.05%
Race/Ethnicity Unknown 0.14%
International Students 1.04%
Virginia (In-State) Students 30.61%
States Represented 44
Countries Represented: 25
Enrollment by Schools/Colleges
Enrollment by Schools / Colleges

*Sources: Office of the Registrar, Office of Admission, and Institutional Research Data Analyses

Related Information

University statistics are researched, compiled, and maintained by Operations Analysis & Research (oar.hamptonu.edu). If you need additional information, please call 757.727.5474.

State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV)

Students and prospective students may find the information resources of the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) of use in planning for college and careers. SCHEV has created an institutional profile for each Virginia public college and university, and for each independent college or university participation in the Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant Program. Hampton University’s profile can be reviewed by visiting http://research.schev.edu/iprofile.asp?UID=232265.

2018-2019 Undergraduate Tuition, Room, & Board

Tuition (All Students)  $24,950
Comprehensive Fee  $2,824
Total Tuition $27,774
Room/Board $12,366
Undergraduate Per Credit Hour $604

Additional estimated expenses include books, supplies, transportation and other personal expenses that are determined by lifestyle and other cost-saving avenues.

Degrees Conferred (May 2018)

Associates Degree 4
Bachelor's Degree 594
Master's Degree 150
Post-master's certificate 3
Doctor's degree (Research/scholarship) 43
Doctor's degree (Professional practice) 48
Total 842

Number of Programs Offered

Bachelors 50
Masters 26
Professional 2
Doctoral (Ph.D./Ed.D): 7
Doctoral (Professional/Other) 2
Associate 7
Certificate 3
Total 98
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