Hampden-Sydney College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$48,188
2.5% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$29,899
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.847%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
39.8%
3,262 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
846
99.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
75.3%
213 Graduates

About

Hampden-Sydney College is a higher education institution located in Prince Edward County, VA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Hampden-Sydney College were Business & Managerial Economics (50 degrees awarded), General Political Science & Government (32 degrees), and General History (28 degrees).

In 2022, 247 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Hampden-Sydney College. 0% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 100% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (209 degrees), 13.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (15 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Hampden-Sydney College is $48,188, which is $19,858 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Hampden-Sydney College is $48,188, which is $19,858 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $29,899.

In 2022, 98% of undergraduate students attending Hampden-Sydney College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 50% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$48,188
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Hampden-Sydney College was $48,188. The cost of tuition at Hampden-Sydney College is $19,858 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$29,899
2022 Value
4.25%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Hampden-Sydney College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $29,899. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Hampden-Sydney College grew by 4.25%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,843
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Hampden-Sydney College was of $12,843 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.59% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

98%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
50%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

98% of undergraduate students at Hampden-Sydney College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 1.01% with respect to 2021, when 99% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.847%
2019 Default Rate
2
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Hampden-Sydney College was 0.847%, which represents 2 out of the 236 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Hampden-Sydney College received 3,262 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 12.2% annual growth. Out of those 3,262 applicants, 1,298 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 39.8% acceptance rate.

There were 846 students enrolled at Hampden-Sydney College in 2022. 22% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Hampden-Sydney College has an overall enrollment yield of 21.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

39.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,298
Accepted Out of 3,262

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Hampden-Sydney College was 39.8% (1,298 admissions from 3,262 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 36.8%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 12.2%, while admissions grew by 21.3%..

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SAT Scores

22%
Submission Percentage (2022)
60
Scores Submitted (2022)

22% of enrolled first-time students at Hampden-Sydney College in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Hampden-Sydney College had a total enrollment of 846 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Hampden-Sydney College is 838 students and the part-time enrollment is 8. This means that 99.1% of students enrolled at Hampden-Sydney College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Hampden-Sydney College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 78.5% White, 6.86% Black or African American, 6.26% Hispanic or Latino, 5.44% Two or More Races, and 1.18% Asian.

Students enrolled at Hampden-Sydney College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (78.3%), followed by Black or African American Male (6.68%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (6.21%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

99.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Hampden-Sydney College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 846 students. The full-time enrollment at Hampden-Sydney College is 838 and the part-time enrollment is 8. This means that 99.1% of students enrolled at Hampden-Sydney College are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Hampden-Sydney College was 81%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Hampden-Sydney College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    664 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    58 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    53 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Hampden-Sydney College is 78.5% White, 6.86% Black or African American, 6.26% Hispanic or Latino, 5.44% Two or More Races, and 1.18% Asian. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 13 students (1.54%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 247 fewer women than men received degrees from Hampden-Sydney College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Hampden-Sydney College is white (209 degrees awarded). There were 13.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (15 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Hampden-Sydney College is Business & Managerial Economics (50 degrees awarded), followed by General Political Science & Government (32 degrees) and General History (28 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Hampden-Sydney College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (28 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (10 degrees), and Social Sciences (74 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hampden-Sydney College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (510,524 people), Other managers (367,123 people), Postsecondary teachers (276,226 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (271,882 people), and Secondary school teachers (178,217 people).

The most specialized majors at Hampden-Sydney College in 2022 are History (28 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (10 degrees), Social Sciences (74 degrees), English (14 degrees), and Physical Sciences (13 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hampden-Sydney College are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Hampden-Sydney College are History (28 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (10 degrees), Social Sciences (74 degrees), English (14 degrees), and Physical Sciences (13 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hampden-Sydney College are Elementary & secondary schools (661,879 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (559,300 people), Legal services (403,457 people), Computer Systems Design (297,682 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (237,563 people).

The most specialized majors at Hampden-Sydney College are History (28 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (10 degrees), Social Sciences (74 degrees), English (14 degrees), and Physical Sciences (13 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common (2022)
  1. 50 degrees awarded
  2. 32 degrees awarded
  3. 28 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Hampden-Sydney College was Business & Managerial Economics with 50 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

247
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
0
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 50 degrees were awarded to men at Hampden-Sydney College in Business & Managerial Economics. There were no female recipients with the same degree.

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Time to Complete

62%
100% Completion Time
71%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 62% of students graduating from Hampden-Sydney College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 71% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 71% within 200%.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Hampden-Sydney College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    209 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    15 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Hampden-Sydney College is white (209 degrees awarded). There were 13.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (15 degrees).

1.62% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    209 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    15 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Hampden-Sydney College is white male (209 degrees awarded). There were 13.9 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (15 degrees).

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Operations

Hampden-Sydney College has an endowment valued at nearly $242M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−6.9%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Hampden-Sydney College had a total salary expenditure of 52.5M. Hampden-Sydney College employs 34 Professors, 24 Associate professors and 23 Assistant professors. Most academics at Hampden-Sydney College are Male Professor (25), Male Assistant professor (16), and Male Associate professor (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hampden-Sydney College are: Management, with 57 employees, Service, with 46 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 33 employees.

Endowment

$242M
2022 Endowment
1.93%
decline from 2021

Hampden-Sydney College has an endowment valued at about $242M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Hampden-Sydney College declined 1.93% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $193M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$19.4M
2022 Salaries
1.56%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Hampden-Sydney College paid a median of $19.4M in salaries, which represents 37% of their overall expenditure ($52.5M) and a 1.56% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.78M
Instructional Salaries
99
Number of Employees

In 2022, Hampden-Sydney College paid a total of $7.78M to 99 employees working as instructors, which represents 40% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
34 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
57 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Hampden-Sydney College were Professor with 34 employees, Associate professor with 24 employees, and Assistant professor with 23 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hampden-Sydney College were Management with 57 employees, Service with 46 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 33 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Hampden-Sydney College was Male Professor with 25 employees, Male Assistant professor with 16 employees, and Male Associate professor with 12 employees.

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