Hampden-Sydney College

Hampden-Sydney, VA

Hampden-Sydney College says, "The liberal education offered at Hampden-Sydney prepares the student for the fulfillment of freedom. It introduces the student to general principles and areas of knowledge which develop minds and characters capable of making enlightened choices between truth and error, between right and wrong." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.hsc.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,046
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:60%
  • Tuition & Fees:$43,940 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "American Studies" requirement.

  • 5. Economics


    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Sciences" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • Additional Information

    Hampden-Sydney should be commended for its three-semester Western Culture sequence, in which students discuss literary, artistic, and historical texts from pre-history through the present.

Curriculum last evaluated: 07/12/2018


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