H-SC is one of the top liberal arts colleges in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report and Forbes. It is considered a best value college with exceptional return on investment, our alumni network ranks 4th in the nation, says The Princeton Review, and The Wall Street Journal has ranked us among the top 10 for career preparation.

And our graduation rate? 10% higher than the national average for men.

US News and World Report Top Colleges •	9% higher graduation rate for men (than national average)
Ranked by US News and World Report Among Top Colleges 10% higher graduation rate for men (than the national average)
Founded in 1775 1300+ acre campus
November 10, 1775: first day of classes 1300+ acres of beautiful, rural campus
all-male college 27 academic majors
1 of 3 all-male colleges 27 academic majors
1 of 10% of colleges with a Phi Beta Kappa chapter student-faculty ratio
1 of 10% of colleges with a Phi Beta Kappa honor society chapter 10:1 student-faculty ratio
best alumni network 95% students receive some form of financial aid
Ranked 1 of the best Alumni Networks by The Princeton Review 95% students receive some form of financial aid.
Ten NCAA teams social fraternities
9 NCAA Division III teams Over 40% of all students are active fraternity members.
higher starting median salary Students from 10 countries
H-SC graduates earn more than those at other institutions. Students come from 7 countries

And if that isn't enough...2017 US NEWS and World Report logo, with permissions

  • US News and World Report ranks H-SC #96 for Best Value Schools
  • The Wall Street Journal has ranked Hampden-Sydney College among the top 10 schools in the nation for career preparation.
  • The Princeton Review survey gives professors an accessibility rating of 97
  • The Princeton Review ranks H-SC among its top 25 best schools for internships
  • Forbes gives the College a Financial Grade of "A"
  • Forbes ranks H-SC #100 nationally among liberal arts colleges/universities and #57 in the South
  • College Factual ranks H-SC in the top 16% nationwide, and the top 18% in Virginia, among colleges and universities, and among the top 29% nationwide colleges for your money
  • The Wall Street Journal has ranked Hampden-Sydney among colleges and universities with high marks in Outcomes, Engagement, Return on Investment, and Career Preparation