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Hampton University Admission Requirements

Hampton, Virginia

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Chances of getting into Hampton University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
43.8%
Admission Difficulty for Hampton University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Hampton University and can I get accepted? The school has a 44% acceptance rate ranking it #8 in Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 8,652 out of 19,733 applicants were admitted making Hampton University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Hampton University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 11% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Can you get in?

Find out which students are getting accepted at Hampton University, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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Hampton University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Hampton University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Hampton University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Hampton University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Hampton University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Hampton University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Hampton University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.3
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Hampton University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Hampton University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Hampton University was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #28 in Virginia for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Hampton University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Hampton University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 18% Good
3.50 to 3.75 19% Good
3.25 to 3.50 10% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 16% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 29% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 8% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

89% of Hampton University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Hampton University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 20%
Top 25% of class 45%
Top 50% of class 89%
Bottom 50% of class 11%
Bottom 25% of class 3%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Hampton University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 13,556 6,177 19,733
Accepted 6,091 2,561 8,652
Acceptance Rate 45% 41% 44%
Enrolled 597 325 922
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 10% 13% 11%

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Mar 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
155

Applicants have 155 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Hampton University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Hampton University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Hampton University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=232265 IPEDS survey data for Hampton University.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Hampton University?

44% of those who apply are granted admission to Hampton University. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.