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Hampton University Admission Requirements

Hampton, Virginia

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Chances of getting into Hampton University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
36%
Admission Difficulty for Hampton University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionHigh

How hard is it to get into Hampton University and can I get accepted? The school has a 36% acceptance rate ranking it #5 in Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,892 out of 10,811 applicants were admitted making Hampton University a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Hampton University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the lower half of their high school class.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is recommended but not required for admission to Hampton University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application.

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 2020 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 2020 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 #30 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
4.0 10.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 11.0% Good
3.50 to 3.74 16.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 17.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 16.0% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 25.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 5.0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

62% of Hampton University freshman were in the lower 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 13%
Top 25% of class 20%
Top 50% of class 38%
Lower 50% of class 62%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Hampton University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 7,667 3,144 10,811
Accepted 2,841 1,051 3,892
Acceptance Rate 37% 33% 36%
Enrolled 422 208 630
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 20% 16%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Mar 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Hampton University is $50.

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 Recommended
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?

36% of those who apply are granted admission to Hampton University. Admission competition is high and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.