Hampden–Sydney College
#740 Desirability Rank

Hampden–Sydney College

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Hampden–Sydney College is a private men's liberal arts college in Hampden Sydney, Virginia. Founded in 1775, Hampden–Sydney is the oldest privately chartered college in the southern United States, the tenth-oldest college in the USA, the last college founded before the American Declaration of Independence, and the oldest of only three four-year, all-male liberal arts colleges remaining in the United States . Hampden–Sydney College is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the Virginia Landmarks Register. It is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church . The college was notably attended by William Henry Harrison, the ninth President of the United States.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

1,906

Acceptance

47%

Graduation Rate

64%

Median SAT Score

1190

Median ACT Score

23

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$44,532

Fees (in-state)

$2,358

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$23,836
30K-48K$25,858
48K-75K$27,862
75K-110K$30,604
110K+$34,580

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$59,000

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

1K

Under-Grads

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

College Road, Hampden-Sydney VA 23943-0128

What is Hampden–Sydney College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#161 World Rank
Religious Studies
#675 World Rank
Philosophy
#1279 World Rank
Literature
#999 World Rank
History
#2108 World Rank
Engineering
#1611 World Rank
Political Science
#2889 World Rank
Business
#1662 World Rank
Mathematics
#3039 World Rank
Biology
#2962 World Rank
Chemistry
#4617 World Rank
Computer Science
#3685 World Rank
Economics
#3572 World Rank
Physics
#3581 World Rank
Psychology
#3579 World Rank
Sociology

Influential People

Who are Hampden–Sydney College's Most influential alumni?

Hampden–Sydney College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, Philosophy, and Literature. Hampden–Sydney College’s most academically influential people include Ed McMullen, William Overton Callis, and Robert Humphreys .

Ed McMullen
Ed McMullen

American political strategist and diplomat

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William Overton Callis

American politician

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Robert Humphreys

American politician

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James B. Hughes
James B. Hughes

American politician

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William Spong Jr.

American politician

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Curry Carter

Virginia State Senator

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John Lycan Kirkpatrick

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William Carrington Thompson

American politician, Virginia

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George Washington Hopkins

American politician

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Bob Humphreys

American baseball player

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James R. Young

First North Carolina Insurance Commisioner

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Bill Stanley

Virginia politician

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