H-SC is one of the top liberal arts colleges in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report and Forbes. Our alumni network ranks in the top 10 in the nation, says the Princeton Review, and The Wall Street Journal ranks Hampden-Sydney College among the top 10 schools 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
most politically active students student-faculty ratio
Ranked 10th most politically-active students by The Princeton Review 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
10 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 10 countries

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

  • The Wall Street Journal ranks Hampden-Sydney College among the top 10 schools in the nation for career preparation.
  • Princeton Review survey gave professors an accessibility rating of 97
  • Forbes ranks H-SC #51 for Grateful Grads and gives the College a Financial Grade of "A"
  • Forbes ranks H-SC # 96 nationally among liberal arts colleges/universities and #44 in the South
  • College Factual ranks H-SC in the top 26% nationwide, the top 13% in the South, and top 28% in Virginia among colleges and universities
  • The Wall Street Journal ranks Hampden-Sydney highly on Outcomes, Engagement, Worth the Cost, and Career Preparation
  • The Wall Street Journal ranks H-SC in the top 30% among colleges and universities
  • Hampden-Sydney is included in the Princeton Review Best 381 Colleges, where the College is in the Top 20 for Most Politically-Active Students and Best College Newspaper