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 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC)
Affiliation NCAA Division I FCS
Fall 2015 Headcounts (Unduplicated Student Counts)
Grand Total Headcount of Students 4,269
Undergraduate 3,419
Graduate and Professional 850
First-Time Entering Freshmen 930
Total Men 34%
Total Women 66%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.30%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.08%
Black 90.65%
Hispanic 1.29%
White 5.13%
Two or More 0.05%
Nonresident Alien (NRA) 1.50%
Virginia (In-State) Students 31.79%
States Represented 44
On-Campus Housing: 51.46%
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

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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.

2016-2017 Undergraduate Tuition, Room, & Board

Tuition (All Students)  $21,552
Comprehensive Fee  $2,440
Total Tuition $23,992
* Room $5,556
** Board $5,128
Undergraduate Per Credit Hour $548.00

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

Degrees Conferred (May 2015)

Certificate 1
Bachelor's Degree 667
Master's Degree 149
Post-master's Certificate 3
Doctor's degree (Research/scholarship) 20
Doctor's degree (Professional practice) 85
Total 925

Number of Programs Offered

Bachelors 49
Masters 21
Professional 2
Doctoral (Ph.D.) 7
Doctoral (Professional/Other) 1
Associate 4
Certificate 5
Total 89
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