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Colleges / Hampton University

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate36%
Acceptance Rate36%

About Hampton University

Hampton University is a private, nonprofit university in the city of Hampton, Virginia. Hampton University was founded in 1868. The university currently enrolls around 3,316 students a year, including 2,863 undergraduates.

Hampton University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Hampton University. Around 36% of applicants get into Hampton University each year. Out of 13,192 applications received in 2022, 4,749 students were offered admission.

Hampton University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 36%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.3
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 33%

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Hampton University is located in the city of Hampton, Virginia, near Norfolk.

If you are interested in seeing Hampton University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 64 to Hampton, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Newport News/Williamsburg International.

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College Info

200 William R. Harvey Way Hampton, VA 23668

Campus Setting: Urban

Hampton University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Mar 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Hampton University is Mar 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Hampton University is Mar 1.

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Hampton University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

990 - 1170


Math SAT Range

490 - 580


Reading SAT Range

500 - 600

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1170 and Above


990 to 1170


990 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Hampton University students is 1059. Applicants with SAT scores of 1170 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Hampton University, while applicants with SAT scores between 990 to 1170 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 990 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Hampton University.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Hampton University is like? There are approximately 3,316 students enrolled at Hampton University, including 2,863 undergraduate students and 453 graduate students. 95% percent of students attend school full-time, 21% percent are from VA and 79% percent of students are from other states.


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