Hampden-Sydney College

Hampden-Sydney, VA

Hampden-Sydney College "strives to instill in its students a commitment to sound scholarship through studies in the natural sciences, the humanities, and the social sciences; to cultivate qualities of character and moral discernment rooted in the Judeo-Christian tradition; to develop clear thinking and expression; to promote an understanding of the world and our place in it; to impart a comprehension of social institutions as a basis for intelligent citizenship and responsible leadership in a democracy; to prepare those with special interests and capacities for graduate and professional study; and to equip graduates for a rewarding and productive life." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.hsc.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,027
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:60%
  • Tuition & Fees:$42,962 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

  • 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: 07/18/2017


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