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 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC)
Affiliation NCAA Division I FCS

Fall 2014 Headcounts (Unduplicated Student Counts)

Grand Total Headcount of Students 4,397
Undergraduate 3,504
Graduate and Professional 893
First-Time Entering Freshmen 882
Total Men 34%
Total Women 66%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.14%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.87%
Black 90.33%
Hispanic 1.16%
White 6.48%
Two or More 0.02%
Nonresident Alien (NRA) 1.23%
Virginia (In-State) Students 23.11%
States Represented 44
On-Campus Housing: 48.90%

Fall 2014 Number of Applications

Freshmen 19,473
Transfers/Readmits 1,501
Graduate and Professional 563

Enrollment by Schools/Colleges

Enrollment by Schools / Colleges

*Sources: Office of the Registrar, Office of Admission,
Financial Aid, 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.

Undergraduate Tuition, Room, & Board

Tuition (All Students)  $19,548
Comprehensive Fee  $2,212
Total Tuition $21,760
Room/Board $9,692
Undergraduate Per Credit Hour $496.00

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

Degrees Conferred (May 2014)

Certificate 1
Bachelor's 755
Master's 121
Professional 91
Doctoral (Ph.D.) 13
Doctoral (Professional/Other) 19
Total 1000

2014 Faculty & Staff

Student-to-Faculty Ratio 10:1
Number of Faculty 389
Number of Staff 596

Number of Programs Offered

Bachelors 48
Masters 23
Professional 2
Doctoral (Ph.D.) 7
Doctoral (Professional/Other) 1
Associate 4
Certificate 5
Total 90
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