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Hampden-Sydney College

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

Hampden-Sydney Student Life

Hampden-Sydney is on a 1,338-acre campus in the rural setting of Hampden-Sydney, Virginia, not far from Richmond and Lynchburg and Charlottesville.

Hampden-Sydney Student Activities

Hampden-Sydney has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Interested in Greek life? Hampden-Sydney has fraternities but does not have sororities.

Hampden-Sydney has the Republican Society. In fact, more students participate in the Republican Society than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Hampden-Sydney include Pre-Health Society, Outdoors Club, Tiger Athletic Club and Pre-Law Society.

Hampden-Sydney students' favorite campus events are Homecoming, Greek Weekend and Macon Week/Midwinters.

Hampden-Sydney Housing

This table offers information on housing at Hampden-Sydney.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes Required for senior
Guaranteed Housing Yes Guaranteed for freshman
Co-ed Housing Available No
Housing for Students with Disabilities Yes
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus –– 95%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing –– 1,122
Number of Students Living On-Campus –– 855
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus –– 5%

Hampden-Sydney offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Hampden-Sydney students live on campus. In 2022, 95% of undergrads at Hampden-Sydney lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 5% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Hampden-Sydney. There are 1,122 spots available in on-campus housing for all 851 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 855 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 66% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Hampden-Sydney Athletics

Hampden-Sydney does not have any athletic programs or the school has not reported any information on their athletic teams.

Safety at Hampden-Sydney

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.

Hampden-Sydney College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Hampden-Sydney campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Plan a Visit to Hampden-Sydney

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Hampden-Sydney, take Route 460 to Hampden-Sydney, VA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Richmond International, Lynchburg Regional airport.

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