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Hampden-Sydney College at a Glance Richmond Virginia Beach Charlottesville Durham Wilmington Cincinnati Asheville Chapel Charlotte Hill Washington D.C. Baltimore Lynchburg Roanoke Raleigh Charleston Knoxville Greenville Columbia Lexington Atlanta Four-year, selective liberal arts college for men Private (affiliated with Presbyterian Church) 1,340-acre campus 60 miles southwest of Richmond, Virginia ENROLLMENT Total: 1,080 Freshmen: 305 Student-to-faculty ratio: 11:1 On-campus residency: 96% ACADEMICS Two semesters plus May Term 25 majors, 23 minors Honors Program Study-Abroad Programs Washington Semester in Government Pre-Law, Pre-Medical, Pre-Business, and Pre-Ministerial programs and internships Dual-degree program in Engineering BS-MD joint programs Public service, military leadership, and national security concentrations Agreements with graduate schools for preferred application status ACADEMIC MAJORS Applied Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Classical Studies, Computer Science, Economics, Economics and Business, English, Foreign Affairs, French, German, Government, Greek, Greek and Latin, History, Latin, Mathematical Economics, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Religion, Spanish, Theatre, Visual Arts Double majors, minors, and customized programs are also available. FACILITIES Library: More than 273,000 volumes; 128,000 e-books; 99 databases encompassing over 68,000 online periodicals; more than 7,500 DVDs and CDs; various curriculum materials; both high-end and user-friendly video, audio and image editing software; multimedia lab; color printing; wireless printing from mobile devices; face-up book scanner and sheet feed scanner; three media viewing/ collaboration rooms; and stateof the-art duPont Classroom. Connectivity: Electronic classrooms, state-of-the-art computing center equipped with the latest servers and broadband Internet connections. All campus buildings are on the College’s high-speed campus wired and wireless networks. Science center: Astronomical observatory, 17'' Ritchey-Critien telescope, renovated classrooms. Athletic complex with pool and fitness center Irrigated playing fields and jogging/hiking trails Football and baseball stadiums and lighted artificial turf field ATHLETICS NCAA Division III Intercollegiate teams in baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, and wrestling. Club teams in billiards, cycling, fencing, lacrosse, outdoor activities, riflery, soccer, trout fishing, and rugby. 65% of students compete in intramural sports. FINANCIAL AID Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required for need-based grants and loans. 95% of students receive some financial aid. Academic, leadership, and needbased scholarships available. For information about financial aid, visit www.hsc.edu/Financial-Aid or call (434) 223-6119. APPLYING FOR ADMISSION Hampden-Sydney’s application form, along with instructions, is automatically sent to all students who have contacted us. Early Decision application deadline: November 15 Early Action I deadline: December 15 Early Action II deadline: January 15 Regular Application deadline: March 1 Apply on-line at www.hsc.edu. Have questions? Call us at (434) 223-6120 or (800) 755-0733. NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY Hampden-Sydney College, while exempted from Subpart C of the Title IX regulation with respect to its admissions and recruitment activities, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, handicap, sexual orientation, or veteran status in the operation of its education programs and with respect to employment. For information on this non-discrimination policy, contact the Office of Human Resources, Box 127, Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943, (434) 223-6220.


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