Rich in history, steeped in tradition, Hampton University is a dynamic, progressive institution of higher education, providing a broad range of technical, liberal arts, and graduate degree programs. In addition to being one of the top historically black universities in the world, Hampton University is a tightly-knit community of learners and educators, representing 49 states and 35 territories and nations.

Academic Programs

  • Design
  • Engineering
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts
  • Architecture

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Historically Black College and University (HBCU)
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


The Office of Admission welcomes applications for first-year and transfer admission. The University seeks students destined to become future leaders in their chosen professions, whether in the arts, business, education, engineering, health, journalism, law, medicine or the sciences. In addition, the University welcomes students who believe in honesty, integrity, respect for self and others, take responsibility for their actions and are seeking opportunities to enhance the development of their character. In reviewing applications for the right fit, the University takes a holistic approach focus

Additional Information

Hampton University is pleased to recognize outstanding academic achievement by offering a variety of scholarships to first-time freshmen. The selection process is extremely competitive and students who submit completed admission application packets by the Early Action deadline (November 1) are automatically considered for merit awards.  To be considered for a merit based scholarship, students must have a minimum 3.30 cumulative grade point average.  A minimum 1100 SAT (EBR & M)  or ACT Composite score of 22 is also required.   The initial review process for scholarships begins in December. Official scholarship offers are communicated to the recipient via written correspondence only and are separate from the offer of admission.

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2 Frissell Avenue, 200 William R. Harvey Way
Hampton, VA 23668, United States of America

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