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Can I get into HSC- Hampden-Sydney? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 2,018 out of 3,683 applicants or 55% were admitted making HSC- Hampden-Sydney a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores. Hampden Sydney College typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||100%||15%||15%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Hampden Sydney College and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that HSC- Hampden-Sydney regularly accepts students with ACTs of 21 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. 40 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Hampden Sydney College.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 100 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>68%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||55%-68%|
|21 to 24||Avg -||42%-55%|
|18 to 21||Reach||30%-42%|
|Less than 18||Low||<30%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1290 and Above||Good||>68%|
|1180 to 1290||Avg +||55%-68%|
|1070 to 1180||Avg -||42%-55%|
|960 to 1070||Reach||30%-42%|
|Less than 960||Low||<30%|
You will need above average high school grades to get into Hampden Sydney College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Hampden Sydney College was 3.4 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as HSC- Hampden-Sydney accepts 55% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||20%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||13%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||16%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||20%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||5%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Hampden Sydney College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=232256 IPEDS survey data for Hampden Sydney College.