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HSC- Hampden-Sydney Demographics & Diversity

Hampden-Sydney, Virginia

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at HSC- Hampden-Sydney are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has very low racial diversity. 19% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Hampden Sydney College students
Race Percent of Students
White 81%
Black 6%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 6%
International 0%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Extremely Low

Hampden Sydney College is a men's college. There are significantly more male students than female students enrolled at Hampden Sydney College with a gender ratio of 99.65% men to 0.35% women.  Though it is a men's college, 0.35% of the student body is female. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, HSC- Hampden-Sydney has a significantly lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is not inclusive of females.

Male to female gender ratio for Hampden Sydney College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 99.65%
Women 0.35%
Enrollment by gender for Hampden Sydney College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 843
Women 3

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

HSC- Hampden-Sydney serves a low number of students outside of Virginia, with 59 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Hampden Sydney College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 59%
Out of State 35%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 5%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$68,823 per year

23% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 0.3%
Part time Undergrads 0.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=232256 IPEDS survey data for Hampden Sydney College.