Hampton University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$22,630

5% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$26,031

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

8.83%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

36.2%

12,130 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

4,618

92.1% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

55.4%

519 Graduates

About

Hampton University is a higher education institution located in Hampton city, VA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Hampton University were General Psychology (53 degrees awarded), General Organizational Communication (51 degrees), and Office Management & Supervision (49 degrees).

In 2017, 856 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Hampton University. 69.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (778 degrees), 19.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (40 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Hampton University is $22,630, which is $1,897 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Hampton University is $22,630, which is $1,897 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,031.

In 2017, 73% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 70% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$22,630

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Hampton University was $22,630. The cost of tuition at Hampton University is $1,897 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$26,031

2017 Value

6.79%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Hampton University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,031. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Hampton University grew by 6.79%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,192

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Hampton University was of $11,192 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 6.7% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

73%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

70%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

73% of undergraduate students at Hampton University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.39% with respect to 2016, when 72% 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.

8.83%

2016 Default Rate

101

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Hampton University was 8.83%, which represents 101 out of the 1144 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Hampton University received 12,130 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 8.64% annual growth. Out of those 12,130 applicants, 4,391 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 36.2% acceptance rate.

There were 4,618 students enrolled at Hampton University in 2017, and 24% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Hampton University has an overall enrollment yield of 23.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

36.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

4,391

Accepted Out of 12,130

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Hampton University was 36.2% (4,391 admissions from 12,130 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 64.8%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 8.64%, while admissions declined by -39.3%.

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SAT Scores

24%

Submission Percentage

243

Scores Submitted

24% of enrolled first-time students at Hampton University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Hampton University has a total enrollment of 4,618 students. The full-time enrollment at Hampton University is 4,252 students and the part-time enrollment is 366. This means that 92.1% of students enrolled at Hampton University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Hampton University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 91.9% Black or African American, 3.98% White, 1.34% Hispanic or Latino, 0.888% Asian, 0.411% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.0433% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Hampton University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (65.1%), followed by Black or African American Male (31.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (0.904%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (55.4%), followed by Black or African American Male (20%) and White Female (10.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

92.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Hampton University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,618 students. The full-time enrollment at Hampton University is 4,252 and the part-time enrollment is 366. This means that 92.1% of students enrolled at Hampton University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%

2017 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 Hampton University was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Hampton University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    4,243

  2. White

    184

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    62

The enrolled student population at Hampton University is 91.9% Black or African American, 3.98% White, 1.34% Hispanic or Latino, 0.888% Asian, 0.411% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.0433% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 338 more women than men received degrees from Hampton University. The majority of degree recipients at Hampton University are black or african american (778 degrees awarded). There were 19.4 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (40 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Hampton University is General Psychology (53 degrees awarded), followed by General Organizational Communication (51 degrees) and Office Management & Supervision (49 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Hampton University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Architecture and Related Services (16 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (59 degrees), and Communications (100 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hampton University are Physicians (431,995 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (307,683 people), Other managers (297,795 people), Postsecondary teachers (196,618 people), and Registered nurses (142,015 people).

The most specialized majors at Hampton University are Architecture and Related Services (16 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (59 degrees), Communications (100 degrees), Biology (60 degrees), and Psychology (53 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 Hampton University are Surgeons, Dentists, Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Hampton University are Architecture and Related Services (16 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (59 degrees), Communications (100 degrees), Biology (60 degrees), and Psychology (53 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hampton University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (687,472 people), Elementary & secondary schools (657,134 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (528,204 people), Outpatient care centers (238,035 people), and Offices of physicians (232,081 people).

The most specialized majors at Hampton University are Architecture and Related Services (16 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (59 degrees), Communications (100 degrees), Biology (60 degrees), and Psychology (53 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 Hampton University.

Most Common

  1. 53 degrees awarded

  2. 51 degrees awarded

  3. 49 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Hampton University was General Psychology with 53 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 259

  2. 597

In 2017, 259 degrees were awarded to men at Hampton University, which is 0.434 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (597).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 24 degrees were awarded to men at Hampton University in Sport & Fitness Management, which is 2.67 times more than the 9 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 55 degrees were awarded to women at Hampton University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.62 times more than the 21 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%

100% Completion Time

63%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 13% of students graduating from Hampton University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 63% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 65% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Hampton University is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    778 degrees awarded

  2. White

    40 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Hampton University is black or african american (778 degrees awarded). There were 19.4 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (40 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    541 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    237 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Hampton University is black or african american female (541 degrees awarded). There were 2.28 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (237 degrees).

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Operations

Hampton University has an endowment valued at nearly $279M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $32.3M (11.6%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Hampton University had a total salary expenditure of $184M. Hampton University employs 100 Assistant professors, 49 Associate professors, and 41 Professors. Most academics at Hampton University are Female Assistant professors (55), Male Assistant professors(45), and Male Professors (27).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hampton University are: Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance, with 151 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 139 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 109 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$279M

2017 Endowment

9.96%

growth from 2016

Hampton University has an endowment valued at about $279M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Hampton University grew 9.96% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $246M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $32.9M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Hampton University received $32.9M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$49.4M

2017 Salaries

2.03%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Hampton University paid a median of $49.4M in salaries, which represents 26.8% of their overall expenditure ($184M) and a 2.03% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.11% growth from 2015 and a 5.01% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$14.3M

Instructional Salaries

219

Number of Employees

In 2017, Hampton University paid a total of $14.3M to 219 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.02M (34.2%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

100 Employees

Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

151 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Hampton University were Assistant professor with 100 employees; Associate professor with 49 employees; and Associate professor with 41 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hampton University were Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 151 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 139 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 109 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Hampton University was Female Assistant professor with 55 employees, Male Assistant professor with 45 employees, and Male Professor with 27 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Hampton University.

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