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Hampden-Sydney College

Hampden-Sydney, VA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate37%

About Hampden-Sydney

Hampden-Sydney College is a private, religious college in the rural area of Hampden-Sydney, Virginia. Hampden-Sydney was founded in 1775. The college currently enrolls around 851 students per year, including 851 undergraduate students.

Hampden-Sydney Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Hampden-Sydney. Around 37% of applicants get into Hampden-Sydney each year. In 2022, 2,907 students applied to Hampden-Sydney and 1,070 were admitted.

Hampden-Sydney College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 37%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 57%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 56%
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 56%

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Hampden-Sydney College is located in Hampden-Sydney, Virginia, near Richmond and Lynchburg and Charlottesville.

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College Info

PO Box 859 Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943

Campus Setting: Rural

Hampden-Sydney Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Hampden-Sydney is Feb 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Hampden-Sydney is Jul 1.

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Wondering what life at Hampden-Sydney is like? There are approximately 851 students enrolled at Hampden-Sydney. 99% percent of students attend school full-time, 72% percent are from VA and 28% percent of students are from other states.


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