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#1049 Overall Influence #740 Desirability Rank

Hampden–Sydney College

From Wikipedia

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

71%

Median SAT Score

1190

Median ACT Score

23

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$45,690

Fees (in-state)

$2,420

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

#158 World Rank
Religious Studies
#687 World Rank
Philosophy
#1308 World Rank
Literature
#966 World Rank
History
#2098 World Rank
Engineering
#1680 World Rank
Political Science
#2694 World Rank
Business
#2867 World Rank
Biology
#1807 World Rank
Mathematics
#2691 World Rank
Chemistry
#4665 World Rank
Computer Science
#3274 World Rank
Economics
#3612 World Rank
Physics
#3864 World Rank
Psychology
#3751 World Rank
Sociology

Other areas of influence

#467 World Rank
Law
#1516 World Rank
Anthropology
#1565 World Rank
Medical
#1573 World Rank
Education
#1699 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#1971 World Rank
Communications
#2625 World Rank
Social Work
#2827 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#4917 World Rank
Nursing

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, Law, and Philosophy

William Carrington Thompson

American politician, Virginia

James B. Hughes

James B. Hughes

American politician

Peter M. McCoy Jr.

Peter M. McCoy Jr.

American lawyer, Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives

James Reeves

American physician and public health advocate in the nineteenth century.

Robert Humphreys

American politician

Bob Humphreys

American baseball player

Harvey Morgan

Virginia politician

George Washington Hopkins

American politician

Neal Hunt

North Carolina politician

Henry Bell Gilkeson

Henry Bell Gilkeson

American politician, lawyer, school administrator, and banker

Charles A. Bernier

American football, basketball, and baseball player and coach; college athletics administrator

Bill Stanley

Virginia politician