Hampden-Sydney College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$45,690
2.6% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$33,331
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
4.74%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
47%
1,906 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
881
99.4% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
71%
228 Graduates

About

Hampden-Sydney College is a higher education institution located in Prince Edward County, VA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Hampden-Sydney College were Business & Managerial Economics (69 degrees awarded), General History (33 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (22 degrees).

In 2020, 242 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Hampden-Sydney College. 0.413% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 99.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (212 degrees), 12.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (17 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Hampden-Sydney College is $45,690, which is $17,290 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Hampden-Sydney College is $45,690, which is $17,290 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $33,331.

In 2020, 99% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 54% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$45,690
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Hampden-Sydney College was $45,690. The cost of tuition at Hampden-Sydney College is $17,290 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$33,331
2020 Value
4.37%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Hampden-Sydney College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $33,331. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Hampden-Sydney College grew by 4.37%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,560
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Hampden-Sydney College was of $12,560 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 0.617% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
54%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Hampden-Sydney College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 99% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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4.74%
2018 Default Rate
10
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Hampden-Sydney College was 4.74%, which represents 10 out of the 211 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Hampden-Sydney College received 1,906 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 37.6% annual decline. Out of those 1,906 applicants, 896 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 47% acceptance rate.

There were 881 students enrolled at Hampden-Sydney College in 2020, and 71% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Hampden-Sydney College has an overall enrollment yield of 24.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

47%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
896
Accepted Out of 1,906

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Hampden-Sydney College was 47% (896 admissions from 1,906 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 57.4%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −37.6%, while admissions declined by −48.9%.

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SAT Scores

71%
Submission Percentage
155
Scores Submitted

71% of enrolled first-time students at Hampden-Sydney College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Hampden-Sydney College has a total enrollment of 881 students. The full-time enrollment at Hampden-Sydney College is 876 students and the part-time enrollment is 5. This means that 99.4% of students enrolled at Hampden-Sydney College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Hampden-Sydney College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 82.1% White, 7.38% Black or African American, 4.77% Hispanic or Latino, 3.06% Two or More Races, 0.341% Asian, 0.227% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Hampden-Sydney College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (82%), followed by Black or African American Male (7.42%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (4.68%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

99.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Hampden-Sydney College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 881 students. The full-time enrollment at Hampden-Sydney College is 876 and the part-time enrollment is 5. This means that 99.4% of students enrolled at Hampden-Sydney College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%
2020 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 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Hampden-Sydney College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    723
  2. Black or African American
    65
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    42

The enrolled student population at Hampden-Sydney College is 82.1% White, 7.38% Black or African American, 4.77% Hispanic or Latino, 3.06% Two or More Races, 0.341% Asian, 0.227% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 15 students (1.7%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 240 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 (212 degrees awarded). There were 12.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (17 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Hampden-Sydney College is Business & Managerial Economics (69 degrees awarded), followed by General History (33 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (22 degrees).

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 (33 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (7 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (13 degrees).

Workforce

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 (424,698 people), Other managers (293,372 people), Postsecondary teachers (207,883 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (191,606 people), and Secondary school teachers (174,729 people).

The most specialized majors at Hampden-Sydney College are History (33 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (7 degrees), Language & Linguistics (13 degrees), Social Sciences (54 degrees), and Math & Statistics (9 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hampden-Sydney College are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Other financial specialists, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Hampden-Sydney College are History (33 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (7 degrees), Language & Linguistics (13 degrees), Social Sciences (54 degrees), and Math & Statistics (9 degrees).

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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 (538,682 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (400,521 people), Legal services (327,993 people), Computer Systems Design (256,706 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (203,098 people).

The most specialized majors at Hampden-Sydney College are History (33 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (7 degrees), Language & Linguistics (13 degrees), Social Sciences (54 degrees), and Math & Statistics (9 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Hampden-Sydney College.
Most Common
  1. 69 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 33 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 22 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Hampden-Sydney College was Business & Managerial Economics with 69 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

241
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 241 degrees were awarded to men at Hampden-Sydney College, which is 241 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (1).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 69 degrees were awarded to men at Hampden-Sydney College in Business & Managerial Economics, which is NaNy times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 1 degrees were awarded to women at Hampden-Sydney College in General Psychology, which is 0.2 times less than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

61%
100% Completion Time
66%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 61% of students graduating from Hampden-Sydney College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 66% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 66% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

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 at Hampden-Sydney College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.439% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    212 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    17 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Hampden-Sydney College is white (212 degrees awarded). There were 12.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (17 degrees).

0.826% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    211 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    17 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Hampden-Sydney College is white male (211 degrees awarded). There were 12.4 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (17 degrees).

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Operations

Hampden-Sydney College has an endowment valued at nearly $189M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $6.59M (3.49%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Hampden-Sydney College had a total salary expenditure of $52.4M. Hampden-Sydney College employs 32 Professors, 28 Associate professors, and 22 Assistant professors. Most academics at Hampden-Sydney College are Male Professors (24), Male Associate professors(17), and Male Assistant professors (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hampden-Sydney College are: Management, with 69 employees, Service, with 60 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 32 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$189M
2020 Endowment
6.16%
growth from 2019

Hampden-Sydney College has an endowment valued at about $189M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Hampden-Sydney College grew 6.16% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $149M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.4M - Federal
  2. $2.24M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Hampden-Sydney College received $1.4M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.24M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$20.7M
2020 Salaries
3.24%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Hampden-Sydney College paid a median of $20.7M in salaries, which represents 39.6% of their overall expenditure ($52.4M) and a 3.24% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.6% growth from 2018 and a 1.39% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.47M
Instructional Salaries
101
Number of Employees

In 2020, Hampden-Sydney College paid a total of $7.47M to 101 employees working as instructors, which represents 36% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
32 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
69 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Hampden-Sydney College were Professor with 32 employees; Associate professor with 28 employees; and Associate professor with 22 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hampden-Sydney College were Management with 69 employees; Service with 60 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 32 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Hampden-Sydney College was Male Professor with 24 employees, Male Associate professor with 17 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 14 employees.

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