The U.S. News & World Report rankings recognize Hampden-Sydney College's steady and sustained improvement. The College's "Overall Score," which reflects a combination of factors including peer assessment, has risen from 49 (out of 100) in 2003 to 58 this year. In the same period the acceptance rate has declined from 71% to 55%. The graduation rate has risen from 61% to 67%.
2006-2014 ATTRITION AS PERCENT OF ENTERING CLASS
|Graduation Year||Entering Class Size*||Graduated in 4 years||Including Late Graduates|
Latest Five Year Average
Percent Graduated In Four Years .........................61.6
Percent Including Late Graduates .........................66.0
* Entering class size is only first year, first time freshman. This number DOES NOT include transfer students.
* *Increase in graduation rate from prior year.
^ Original cohort adjusted for military service and/or death.
For the last ten years, H-SC has retained on average:
COHORT RETENTION TRENDS (Rate at end of each year)
|Fall Class Entering||% 1st||% 2nd||% 3rd||% 4th||% 5th|
*Percentage retention rate does not include students that left due to military and/or death.
2014-15 STUDENTS BY RACE