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Hampton University Student Life

Hampton University is on a 314-acre campus in an urban setting in Hampton, Virginia, not far from Norfolk. Hampton University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Hampton University also has fraternities and sororities.

Hampton University has a thriving Student Government. In fact, more students participate in Student Government than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Hampton University include Student leaders, Student Union Board, Student recruitment team and Resident assistants.

The Hampton University community comes together each year for Homecoming, Founder's Day and Convocation.

Does Hampton University offer student housing?

Hampton University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing. In 2021, 0% of undergrads at Hampton University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 100% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Hampton University. There are 2,748 spots available in on-campus housing for all 3,063 undergraduates. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

Hampton University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Is Hampton University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Hampton University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Hampton University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Hampton University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Hampton University, take Interstate 64 to Hampton, VA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Newport News/Williamsburg International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Virginia you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Hampton University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Hampton University Students

66%

Women

34%

Men

92%

Full Time

8%

Part Time

24%

In State

76%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

93%

2%

2%

2%

1%

0.48%

0.40%

0.17%

Undergraduate Students

3,063

Graduate Students

453

Non-Resident / International Students

64

Hampton University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,516

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

36%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$29,412

Out-of-State

$29,412

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Mar 1
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