Hampton University

Hampton University

Hampton University, also referred to as HU, is a private, coeducational HBCU (historically black colleges and universities) university. It is located in Hampton, Virginia, United States. It was established on April 1, 1868, to teach blacks and mulattos how to read and write. It was legally chartered in 1870 and called Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute. In 1930, it was renamed to Hampton Institute. In 1984, it was raised to University status and renamed to Hampton University. Today, the University grants admission to more than 4,500 students every year.

Hampton University is organized into the following schools and colleges:

  • College of Education & Continuing Studies
  • Graduate College
  • School of Business
  • School of Engineering & Technology
  • School of Liberal Arts
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Pharmacy
  • School of Science
  • Scripps Howard School of Journalism & Communications

The University's sports teams are called the HU Pirates. The official mascot is Pirates. HU sponsors football, basketball, track, and tennis.

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Computer And Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies
Computer Science
Computer And Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Educational Administration And Supervision, Other
Education/Teaching Of Individuals With Specific Learning Disabilities
Counselor Education/School Counseling And Guidance Services
College Student Counseling And Personnel Services
Elementary Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching
Biology Teacher Education
Engineering, General
Chemical Engineering
Computer Engineering, General
Spanish Language And Literature
English Language And Literature, General
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
General Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography
Mathematics, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
Kinesiology And Exercise Science
Sports Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies, Other
Philosophy And Religious Studies, General
Christian Studies
Pastoral Counseling And Specialized Ministries, Other
Planetary Astronomy And Science
Atmospheric Physics And Dynamics
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Social Work
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science And Technology, General
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot And Flight Crew
Aviation/Airway Management And Operations
Air Traffic Controller
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Music, General
Music Technology
Music Management
History, General
Public/Applied History
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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