Hampden-Sydney's cost reflects the personalized education its graduates receive, but it does not operate for profit, and its expenses are maintained at a minimum consistent with the efficiency and high standards of a private college education.

Fixed Expenses 2020-2021

Actual student fees account for approximately 3/4 of the total cost of the student's education. The remainder is provided by income from endowment and by gifts from alumni, friends, and foundations.

Expenses and costs listed below are composed of certain fixed fees payable to the College.

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Study Abroad - Trip fee


Room and Board

Double Room/5 Meal Plan 8,718
Double Room/15 Meal Plan 13,532
Double Room/Unlimited Meal Plan 13,876
Single Room/5 Meal Plan 11,124
Single Room/15 Meal Plan 15,938
Single Room/Unlimited Meal Plan 16,282

Comprehensive Fee


Special Fees

Course Overload, per credit hour (over 19) 1,430
Part-time and Special Students, per credit hour (fewer than 12) 1,430
Reissue of Student I. D. 20
Late Enrollment 60
Late Payment Fee 125
Parking Permit/Registration Fee 298
Study Abroad Fee (per semester) 1,890
Cooperative Programs Fee (per semester) 1,890
New Dorm Surcharge 1,000

The College reserves the right to increase charges without prior notice.

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The Value of an H-SC Degree

Hampden-Sydney College publishes the current semester's billing statements online. The fall billing statements are published monthly beginning in July with a due date of August 1st.  The spring billing statements are published monthly beginning in December with a due date of January 1st.  The electronic bills are available to all students via TigerWeb/CASHNET. Students are able to authorize their parents/guardians/third parties to have access to the account by logging into CASHNET via TigerWeb and adding a parent PIN.  With this authorization, parents will receive an email with a link to their login site and their own login credentials.  Being able to login independently of their student with this site, parents may view account activity, view billing statements, receive emails indicating new billing statements are published, sign up for text notifications, and process payments online.

See the Academic Catalogue for further explanation of fees. (Note: Fees in the Catalogue may show a different school year until the Catalogue is updated in the summer.)



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Business Office

Marianne Catron, Student Accounts Manager
Cabell House, P.O. Box 127
Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943
(434) 223-6223

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