Admission to Hampton University is based on an evaluation of high school grades, an assessment of the subjects completed in high school, standardized college entrance examination test scores, a character reference, and an essay. Several academic programs, including Pharmacy and the five-year MBA program, have separate and/or additional admissions policies and may require additional information or criteria.
To qualify for admission, a candidate must submit the following information by November 1 (Early Action) or the standard deadline of March 1 for Fall 2013 admission:
Students interested in attending Hampton University can apply online, download an admissions application, or submit the paper application. All students must submit the following items for admission consideration:
- The signed and completed application form for admission
- Application fee of $35.00 (non-refundable). Only cashier’s check or money order accepted.
- A copy of your social security card.
- Standardized Test Results ACT or SAT scores are required of all students
- OFFICIAL high school transcript
- Three letters of recommendation to include a guidance counselor or teacher
- Essay on one of the following topics:
- "Describe a personal moral or ethical dilemma and how it impacted your life";
- "How Should Today's Youth Combat Negative Moral Influences";
- An autobiographical essay
Transfer applicants are students who have attended another college or university and must apply as a transfer student, not a first-time freshman. Transfer candidates who have satisfactorily completed at least 15 hours of college level courses will be considered. Candidates who have earned a cumulative 2.5 grade point average receive the highest consideration for admission. Any information withheld or falsified may subject a student to dismissal. The following credentials are required for application review.
- The signed and completed application form
- Official transcripts from all accredited colleges/universities attended
- Application fee of $35.00 (non-refundable) A cashiers check or money order are the accepted forms of payment. Personal checks are not accepted.
- Official high school transcript (if you have less than 30 credit hours)
- Official SAT or ACT scores (if you have less than 30 credit hours) or for non-U.S. citizens, the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
- A copy of your social security card
- One letter of recommendation
- Essay on one of the following topics: Describe a personal moral or ethical dilemma and how it impacted your life; or, How Should Today's Youth Combat Negative Moral Influences?; or An Autobiographical Essay.
Your application and supporting documents must be received by the above stated deadlines to be considered for admission. Please send the following to complete your admissions file:
- Completed application form
- $25 non-refundable fee (cashiers check or money order)
- An official transcript from each college/university attended
- Official test scores of the:
- GMAT (Business Administration applicants)
- MCAT or DAT (Medical Science applicants)
- GRE (all other applicants)
- In addition to the above test scores:
- PRAXIS (Education applicants)
- TOEFL (Applicants whose native language is not English)
- Two letters of recommendation
- Personal Statement