From economics and literature to physical sciences and fine arts, you can choose from 27 majors and 26 minors. And along the way, we will help you find your passions, gifts, and purpose.

Programs and Courses

Cooperative Programs | Graduate Agreements

Core Cultures

Fine Arts

Global Education

Interdisciplinary Studies

International Studies

Rhetoric Program

Need help choosing your major?

Choosing a major can take time and exploration. We want you to be able to explore many different academic areas in your first year.

Choosing a Major

Major & Minor Checklist

For current students

Keep track of your progress toward your major, minor, or core curriculum.

Major & Minor Checklist

Other Academic Opportunities

Your learning opportunities extend well beyond the classroom and the Hill, and may include internships, student research, study abroad, cooperative programs, or the honors program.

Academic Opportunities

Meet the Faculty

Our faculty excel in teaching exceptional young men in the way they learn best: in small classes with one-on-one instruction. With a 9:1 student to faculty ratio, students have easy access to their professors.

Faculty Profile Index


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Request more information about a program, schedule a visit, or talk to an admissions counselor.

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Apply for admission, find out about financial aid, or contact us.

Admission & Financial Aid

Christopher Mize '89

Despite earning an MBA and establishing a successful career in pharmaceutical sales, Christopher Mize '89 couldn’t deny his need to paint. So 15 years after graduating from Hampden-Sydney College, he found his way back to the canvas and eventually quit his job to pursue his art full time.

Christopher Mize ’89

Office of the Dean of the Faculty

Atkinson 101 | Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943
Martha Hilton, Administrative Secretary

Learn more about Hampden-Sydney's supportive, yet exacting faculty who will help form an unmatched foundation for success in any field or endeavor.

Faculty Profiles
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