If you want to apply to Hampton University, the regular decision application deadline is March 1 and the fee for the application costs $50.
Here's an overiew of some of Hampton University's admissions stats.
|Hampton University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.3|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||9%|
|Mean SAT Score||1059|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||33%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||14%|
These are the application deadlines for Hampton University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||Info Not Available||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Hampton University may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Hampton University directly for more information about early applications.
➡️ Find a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Hampton University is a moderately difficult school to get into. Hampton University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Hampton University accepted 36% of all applicants, approximately 4,749 from the 13,192 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Hampton University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Hampton University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you shine.
What does Hampton University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Very Important|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Hampton University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Hampton University, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Hampton University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Other Requirements||√||audition for music|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.5|
Students admitted to Hampton University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.
Out of all students that were admitted, 45% submitted a class rank. At Hampton University 9% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 19% were in the top 25% and 63% were in the top 50%.
At Hampton University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||9%|
|3.50 and 3.74||16%|
|3.25 and 3.49||15%|
|3.00 and 3.24||21%|
|2.50 and 2.9||24%|
|2.00 and 2.49||4%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Hampton University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Hampton University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Hampton University has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 33% of Hampton University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 14% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Hampton University applicants, you should strive to score between 990 and 1170 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Hampton University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1170 and 25% of scored lower than 990, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Hampton University student is 1059.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Hampton University students scored 580 or higher and 75% of students scored 500 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Hampton University students scored 600 or higher, and 75% scored a 500 or higher.
To be most competitive at Hampton University, you should strive to earn between 19 and 26 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Hampton University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.
A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Hampton University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Hampton University.
Transfer students can enroll in Hampton University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Hampton University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Hampton University.
Does Hampton University accept transfer credits?
✅ Hampton University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Hampton University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit
Does Hampton University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Hampton University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Hampton University?
❌ No, Hampton University is test optional, so you can make the call whether to send your ACT or SAT scores. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is Hampton University's acceptance rate?
✅ Hampton University's acceptance rate is 36%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Hampton University?
🟨 Hampton University may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.
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How hard is it to get into Hampton University? Hampton University is a somewhat selective institution. The Hampton University acceptance rate is 36%. This means that the institution accepts 35 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Hampton University is Mar 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
26 and Above
19 to 26
19 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Hampton University is 22. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Hampton University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1170 and Above
990 to 1170
990 and Less
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.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Hampton University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.3. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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