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discover this historic liberal arts college in virginia

Stroll through the beautiful campus of one of America's oldest private colleges - founded in 1775 - and discover an environment rich with academics and a robust student life. Hampden-Sydney College is a historic liberal arts college in Virginia, specializing in empowering young men. With small classes and instructors who inspire doing rather than watching, H-SC offers 27 majors and 24 minors, from literature to economics to fine arts and sciences. Students enjoy NCAA Division III football, basketball and baseball games, Greek life, 60 clubs and organizations, art galleries, live theater, and hiking, fishing, biking, and trap shooting on 1,300 acres of countryside. Discover the spirit of brotherhood at Hampden Sydney College - named one of the top liberal arts colleges in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and Forbes.


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 H-SC offers several tuition plans. Campus tours are free.

Admission -

 Regular admission deadline is March 1. Early decision deadline is November 15.


  • The Big Event Day of Service (March)
  • Greek Week Music Festival (April)
  • Fall Etiquette Dinner (November)


  • Collegiate Sports
  • Art Galleries & Theater
  • Intramural Sports
  • Clubs & Organizations
  • Workshops
  • Social Events


How can I visit and tour Hampden Sydney College?

If you're interested in visiting at Hampden Sydney, there are a couple ways you can learn more about the 10th oldest college in the United States. You can attend one of the convenient open houses scheduled throughout the spring. You can also make an appointment for a private tour of the campus. Visit the Admissions Office, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM, located in Graham Hall on College Road.

What is there to do near Hampden Sydney College?

Besides exciting Division III collegiate sports like football, baseball and basketball, Hampden-Sydney College students gather at The Brown Student Center to shoot pool, socialize and watch TV. You can run or bike on the 1,300 acre campus or head out on road trips to visit nearby women's colleges and explore the state parks where you can fish, hike, mountain bike, hunt, trap shoot and camp surrounded by forests, mountains, fields, streams and lakes.


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