Hampden-Sydney College says, "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]
- Undergraduate Enrollment:1,105
- 4-Year Graduation Rate:60%
- Tuition & Fees:$41,730 annually
General Education Requirements
3. Foreign LanguageYES
4. U.S. Government or HistoryNO
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.
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: 07/26/2016