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    Candidates may apply for admission as early as the endof their junior year of high school. The Early Action(non-binding) deadline is November 1 and decisionletters are mailed the fourth week of December. Thestandard admission application deadline is March 1 anddecision letters are mailed on a rolling basis. Applicantswho wish to be considered for financial aid andscholarships must file their FAFSA early enough for theU.S. Department of Education to process theapplication and have it arrive at Hampton UniversitysFinancial Aid Office by March 1st for Fall admission orDecember 1st for Spring admission. To reserve yourspace in the freshman class, it is recommended thatyou submit your application for admission prior toNovember 1.

    Hampton University requires applicants to take eitherthe SAT or ACT examination for admission. Only officialtest scores will be accepted. Official scores may besubmitted to the Office of Admission, HamptonUniversity, Hampton, VA 23668, by school counselors,the Educational Testing Service (SAT) or the AmericanCollege Testing Program (ACT). The applicant canexpedite the submission of official test scores bydesignating Hampton Universitys school code (5292) atthe time of testing. Non-U.S. citizens may substituteofficial TOEFL scores and national examination resultsfor SAT/ACT scores.

    Offers of admission are valid for the specific semesterrequested. Students who fail to enroll at the approvedtime must submit a written request to the Office ofAdmission if they wish to be considered for asubsequent semester.


    Please be sure to include your name and your Social Security number on all documents. Use onlyyour correct legal name at the time of application tothe college. If your name or address changes prior to the time of registration, please notify the Office of Admission.

    Use the abbreviations on the inside front cover torespond to the numbered items.


    A completed application packet for first-yearapplicants consists of: The signed and completed application form Official SAT/ACT scores or, for non-U.S. citizens, Test

    Of English As A Foreign Language (TOEFL) scoresand a copy of the national examination results

    Official high school transcript Official GED scores (if applicable) One letter of recommendation from a teacher or

    counselor who knows you well. Essay (Topic Provided) Copy of Social Security Card A $35.00 non-refundable application fee. (Fee

    waivers are not accepted) PERSONAL CHECKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.Submit complete application packet to the Office ofAdmission, Hampton University, Hampton, VA 23668. Only COMPLETED packets will be reviewed.

    TRANSFER CANDIDATESA transfer student is one who graduated from highschool, has attended another college or university andhas satisfactorily completed at least 15 semester hoursof course work. Students who have earned a gradepoint average of 2.50 or higher have the best chancefor admission.A completed application packet for transfercandidates consists of: The signed and completed application form Official SAT/ACT scores (if you have less than 30

    college credit hours) or, for non-U.S. citizens, Test OfEnglish As A Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores and acopy of the national examination results

    Official high school transcript (if you have less than30 college credit hours)

    Essay Official college transcripts from EACH school

    attended Copy of Social Security Card A $35.00 non-refundable application fee PERSONAL CHECKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.Submit complete application packet to the Office ofAdmission, Hampton University, Hampton, VA 23668.Only COMPLETED packets will be reviewed.

    We are pleased you have decided to apply to Hampton University.You may submit thisapplication, or apply online at www.hamptonu.edu/admissforms.html.

    AdmissionsInformationHAMPTON UNIVERSITY


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    Hampton Universitys Financial Aid Program exists tohelp those students who have strong academicpotential and limited financial resources. Thefundamental purpose is to provide financial assistanceto students who would not be able to attend theUniversity without such aid.HOW TO APPLY

    The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)is the application for financial aid at HamptonUniversity. All students applying for aid must alsoapply for admission or be currently enrolled at theUniversity. Financial aid awards are made only afteradmission to the University. A completed FAFSA mustbe submitted to the Federal Processor with a requestthat the data be sent to Hampton University. HamptonUniversitys Federal Student Code is 0 0 3 7 1 4. TheFAFSA is accessible at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

    Families should file the FAFSA in early January inorder to ensure that the data is processed by theFederal Processor and forwarded to HamptonsFinancial Aid Office no later than the March 1stdeadline. Simply submitting the FAFSA by March 1stto the Federal Processor is not sufficient for priorityconsideration. For further information about financialaid programs, policies, and procedures, please contactthe Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships by calling1-800-624-3341 or email: financialaid@hamptonu.edu.


    After January 1 . . . . . . . Submit completed FAFSA to theFederal Processor

    Feb 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Students are stronglyencouraged to complete andsubmit the FAFSA

    March 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Deadline by which HamptonUniversity must receive FAFSAfrom the Federal Processor forpriority consideration

    July 31 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Deadline for Virginia residents to file for the Virginia TuitionAssistance Grant


    All students admitted to Hampton University will beconsidered for academic achievement awards basedon academic credentials on file with the AdmissionOffice. In some cases, additional information will berequested from students being considered as finalistsfor these special awards.

    Virginia residents should apply for the VirginiaTuition Assistance Grant (TAG). TAG is available toVirginia residents based upon Virginia domiciliarystatus, using guidelines established by the State Councilof Higher Education for Virginia. Applications will bemailed from the Financial Aid Office to entering students.

    Non-Virginia residents are encouraged to apply forfinancial aid programs in their home states. Schools,social and civic organizations, and employers withwhich the family is affiliated are also possible sourcesof assistance.

    financial aidInformationHAMPTON UNIVERSITY


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