Resources › For Students and Parents Hampden-Sydney College Admissions SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Graduation Rate & More Share Flipboard Email Print MorrisS / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 4.0 For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated October 04, 2019 Hampden-Sydney College Admissions Overview: To apply to Hampden-Sydney College, students will need to submit an application (the Common Application is accepted), official high school transcripts, a letter of recommendation, standardized test scores, and an essay. Be sure to check out Hampden-Sydney's website for updated requirements and deadlines. The school has an acceptance rate of 56%, making it somewhat selective. Admissions Data (2016): Hampden-Sydney College Acceptance Rate: 56%GPA, SAT and ACT graph for Hampden-SydneyTest Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 500 / 615SAT Math: 510 / 615SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanTop Virginia colleges SAT comparisonACT Composite: 21 / 28ACT English: 21 / 28ACT Math: 21 / 27What these ACT numbers mean Hampden-Sydney College Description: Founded in 1775, Hampden-Sydney College is the 10th oldest college in the United States. It is also one of the few all-male colleges in the country. Hampden-Sydney's attractive 1340-acre campus is located about 60 miles from Richmond, Virginia, and it features red-brick buildings in the Federal style. The college if affiliated with the Presbyterian Church, and its general education goals include moral, civic, and academic components. The college has an impressive 11 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and its strengths in the liberal arts and sciences earned it a chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 1,027 (all undergraduate)Gender Breakdown: 100% Male100% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $42,962Books: $1,000 (why so much?)Room and Board: $13,286Other Expenses: $2,000Total Cost: $59,248 Hampden-Sydney College Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 100%Loans: 57%Average Amount of AidGrants: $25,908Loans: $9,111 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Biology, Business, Economics, English, History, Political Science, Psychology. Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 80%Transfer Out Rate: 13%4-Year Graduation Rate: 60% 6-Year Graduation Rate: 66% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Football, Lacrosse, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Cross Country, Basketball, Baseball, Golf, Soccer Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Hampden-Sydney College, You May Also Like These Schools: Roanoke College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphOld Dominion University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphJames Madison University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of Virginia: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphCollege of William and Mary: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphAverett University: Profile Randolph College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphEast Carolina University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphRadford University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphWake Forest University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphVirginia Military Institute: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphWashington and Lee University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Hampden-Sydney College Mission Statement: mission statement from http://www.hsc.edu/About-H-SC/College-Mission.html "Hampden-Sydney College seeks to form good men and good citizens in an atmosphere of sound learning."