Admissions & Financial Aid

The best education is not just about what you know. It's about how you live.

How will you live your life?

Hampden-Sydney College is a college for men. We treat young men as adults from the moment they arrive on campus, instilling honor, strong character, and good citizenship into their way of life. Our centuries-old honor code, devoted faculty, lively setting, and liberal arts curriculum with over 25 majors will lead you to face the challenges of the 21st Century with confidence and clarity - and ultimately, success.

Come visit and find out for yourself why Hampden-Sydney is one of the best private colleges in America, according to US News and World Report, Forbes Magazine, and The Princeton Review.

US News and World Report Best Colleges logo"You can do anything with a degree from Hampden-Sydney."

Learn about what our successful students and alumni are doing in our Alumni Profiles and Student Profiles. Then visit the Career Tiger Tracks to find out more information about designing your own career path.

"But how can we afford the benefit of a private college?" The OFFICE OF FINANCIAL AID would love to help you get started.