Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668
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Hampton University is one of the thirty-seven private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Virginia. The campus is located in an urban area, in Hampton.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 4,618 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,018 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 794 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 78%). Every year 56% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Hampton University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $22,630, and fees were $2,811. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $22,630 and $2,811 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Number of Students4,618
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate78%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 1 17
Master's degree 0 3
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 80.2%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1932 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
12/01/1979 - 02/28/2012
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
04/01/1967 - 02/28/2012
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
09/29/2001 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
09/29/2001 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT980 to 1120
ACT20 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $35
Graduates $35

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$575/credit
In State Students$575/credit
Out of State Students$575/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$575/credit
In State Students$575/credit
Out of State Students$575/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $25,875 $25,875 $25,875
ADN 70 $40,250 $40,250 $40,250
BSN 125 $71,875 $71,875 $71,875
FNP 50 $28,750 $28,750 $28,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 95% of Hampton University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 41% $4,633
Other Federal Grant 4% $7,981
State Grant & Scholarships 14% $3,098
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 56% $13,331
Federal Student Loans 76% $11,988
Private Loans 6% $17,548


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$26,352
$30,001 to $48,000$23,196
$48,001 to $75,000$24,508
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000$34,367

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing.
Hampton University
100 E. Queen Street
Hampton, VA 23668

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