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 2017 Headcounts (Unduplicated Student Counts)
Grand Total Headcount of Students 4,619
Undergraduate 3,793
Graduate and Professional 826
First-Time Entering Freshmen 1,018
Student Profile
Total Men 32.34%
Total Women 67.66%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.41%
Asian 0.89%
Black 91.66%
Hispanic/Latino 1.34%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.04%
White 3.98%
Race/Ethnicity Unknown 0.80%
International Students .87%
Virginia (In-State) Students 30.61%
States Represented 44
Countries Represented: 22
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.

2017-2018 Undergraduate Tuition, Room, & Board

Tuition (All Students)  $23,762
Comprehensive Fee  $2,690
Total Tuition $26,452
Room/Board $11,778
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 2017)

Bachelor's Degree 621
Master's Degree 130
Post-master's certificate 6
Doctor's degree (Research/scholarship) 21
Doctor's degree (Professional practice) 78
Total 856

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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