Hampton University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$24,950
5% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$27,441
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
9.55%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
36%
9,551 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
4,293
92.1% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
57.7%
498 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 (62 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (54 degrees), and General Organizational Communication (53 degrees).

In 2019, 882 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Hampton University. 70.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (788 degrees), 16.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (47 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Hampton University is $24,950, which is $2,924 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Hampton University is $24,950, which is $2,924 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,441.

In 2019, 74% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 66% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$24,950
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Hampton University was $24,950. The cost of tuition at Hampton University is $2,924 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$27,441
2019 Value
3.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Hampton University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,441. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Hampton University grew by 3.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,032
Room and Board
$1,100
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Hampton University was of $12,032 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 2.38% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

74%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
66%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

74% of undergraduate students at Hampton University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 74% 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.
9.55%
2017 Default Rate
108
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Hampton University was 9.55%, which represents 108 out of the 1131 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 9,551 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 51.6% annual decline. Out of those 9,551 applicants, 3,438 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 36% acceptance rate.

There were 4,293 students enrolled at Hampton University in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Hampton University has an overall enrollment yield of 27%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

36%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
3,438
Accepted Out of 9,551

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Hampton University was 36% (3,438 admissions from 9,551 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 43.8%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by -51.6%, while admissions declined by -60.3%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Hampton University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Hampton University has a total enrollment of 4,293 students. The full-time enrollment at Hampton University is 3,955 students and the part-time enrollment is 338. 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 92.3% Black or African American, 2.52% White, 1.51% Hispanic or Latino, 0.419% Asian, 0.326% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.116% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Hampton University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (63.2%), followed by Black or African American Male (31.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (0.802%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (53.4%), followed by Black or African American Male (23.9%) and White Female (7.97%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

92.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Hampton University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,293 students. The full-time enrollment at Hampton University is 3,955 and the part-time enrollment is 338. This means that 92.1% of students enrolled at Hampton University are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
2019 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 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), 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
    3,964
  2. White
    108
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    65

The enrolled student population at Hampton University is 92.3% Black or African American, 2.52% White, 1.51% Hispanic or Latino, 0.419% Asian, 0.326% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.116% 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 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 368 more women than men received degrees from Hampton University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Hampton University is black or african american (788 degrees awarded). There were 16.8 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (47 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Hampton University is General Psychology (62 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (54 degrees) and General Organizational Communication (53 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 Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (68 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (14 degrees), and Communications (90 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 (394,885 people), Other managers (245,292 people), Postsecondary teachers (137,474 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (133,030 people), and Architects, except landscape and naval (106,038 people).

The most specialized majors at Hampton University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (68 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (14 degrees), Communications (90 degrees), Transportation (11 degrees), and Biology (62 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, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at Hampton University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (68 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (14 degrees), Communications (90 degrees), Transportation (11 degrees), and Biology (62 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 (507,719 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (403,426 people), Elementary & secondary schools (355,823 people), Offices of physicians (216,917 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (178,309 people).

The most specialized majors at Hampton University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (68 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (14 degrees), Communications (90 degrees), Transportation (11 degrees), and Biology (62 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. 62 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 54 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 53 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Hampton University was General Psychology with 62 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

257
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
625
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 257 degrees were awarded to men at Hampton University, which is 0.411 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (625).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 25 degrees were awarded to men at Hampton University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.595 times less than the 42 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 54 degrees were awarded to women at Hampton University in General Psychology, which is 6 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

37%
100% Completion Time
50%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 37% of students graduating from Hampton University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 50% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 51% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Hampton University is Male and White (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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
    788 degrees awarded
  2. White
    47 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Hampton University is black or african american (788 degrees awarded). There were 16.8 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (47 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
    552 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    236 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    40 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Hampton University is black or african american female (552 degrees awarded). There were 2.34 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (236 degrees).

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Operations

Hampton University has an endowment valued at nearly $283M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $16.9M (5.97%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Hampton University had a total salary expenditure of $190M. Hampton University employs 121 Assistant professors, 61 Associate professors, and 35 Professors. Most academics at Hampton University are Male Assistant professors (66), Female Assistant professors(55), and Female Associate professors (34).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hampton University are: Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance, with 169 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 116 employees, and Management with 96 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$283M
2019 Endowment
0.982%
decline from 2018

Hampton University has an endowment valued at about $283M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Hampton University declined 0.982% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $244M 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. $28M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Hampton University received $28M 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

$49.5M
2019 Salaries
2.39%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Hampton University paid a median of $49.5M in salaries, which represents 26.1% of their overall expenditure ($190M) and a 2.39% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.13% decline from 2017 and a 2.03% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$19.5M
Instructional Salaries
269
Number of Employees

In 2019, Hampton University paid a total of $19.5M to 269 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
121 Employees
Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
169 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Hampton University were Assistant professor with 121 employees; Associate professor with 61 employees; and Associate professor with 35 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hampton University were Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 169 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 116 employees; and Management with 96 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Hampton University was Male Assistant professor with 66 employees, Female Assistant professor with 55 employees, and Female Associate professor with 34 employees.

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

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