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Virginia, United States
Hampton University is one of the very few historically black private Universities located in Hampton in the state of Virginia in the United States of America. The establishment of this University dates back to the American Civil War back in 1861 when Ms Mary Peake, who was a free negro then, imparted education to almost twenty refugee students under a simple oak tree which stands strong till today.
Known as ‘our home by the sea’ for being surrounded by water from all three sides, Hampton is the perfect place for students to pursue their dreams. Hampton University is one such place which involves you in its teachings so much so that you truly start feeling like being one part of it. It’s not just a place to learn but an experience you will cherish all through your life.
*Average tuition fee is only an indicator of the estimate annual cost for Sciences courses at Hampton. Course specific tuition fee may vary and it's best to refer to the university's [official website]. An estimate of the average tuition fee at Hampton University in Indian Rupees is INR 16,29,000 as of 19 Nov 2019.
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Known as ‘our home by the sea’ for being surrounded by water from all three sides, Hampton offer an idyllic campus backdrop for students to be inspired while gaining quality education.
The lush green campus of the Hampton University overlooks the south harbour of Hampton Roads and is built on the grounds of a place called ‘Little Scotland’, which once was a plantation area. This historically black university lies on the eastern edge of Virginia, near Chesapeake Bay. In an urban setting, the university sprawls across 314 green acres.
You can also spot here, the Emancipation Oak tree, a historic tree on the campus that is 30 m in diameter.
Hampton University is secluded, but at the same time safe as well as a decent campus. The campus is a bit out-dated but it does its bit to provide what student may require and which will help in making their stay on campus comfortable. So in this sprawling 314 acres University, right from ample parking space to academic buildings to providing accommodation facilities to students to libraries and research centers, everything is available.
The Holland library, Harvey library along with the Bemis lab and Graduate Physics Research Center are places where students can soak in some knowledge and research.
The entire administrative wing of the University is located in Armstrong Slater, Wigwarm, Whipple Barn, Stone Building, Multi-use Facility buildings of the campus.
Places like the Golden city, New Cafeteria, Holy Tree Inn, Palm Tree Carribbean Café are exclusive places where students can enjoy meals with their friends.
Apart from this, the University also has installed emergency call boxes at regular intervals within the campus in the event of any emergency is faced by students or faculty or staff. Tthe University also has the Armstrong stadium, Holland Hall, Neilson Screen-Tennis Stadium where students can engage in co as well as extracurricular activities.
The accommodation facility for student is taken care of at various places on campus such as the Davidson Hall, James Hall, Kelsey hall, Pierce Hall, Moton Hall, Moorings hall of residences and so on. Parking lot number 1 to 42 takes care of all the vehicle parking of both, students as well as of the faculty and staff.
With a perfect mix of urban and historic setting to it, the stylish residing facility of the Hampton University offers 20 halls on the university campus itself. Spacious and fully-equipped rooms are available for students who wish to reside on the campus. The university also offers options for an off-campus housing facility, where they assist students in finding a property for themselves, who cannot be housed on the campus and wish to stay in nearby surroundings.
There are a few apartments available that are a walking distance from the camps, but most are not that fancy.
Due to its proximity to the sea, Virginia experiences humid climate for most part of the year with exceptionally hot summers and no dry spells. This area experiences vast temperature fluctuations ranging between -0 degrees Celsius to almost 31 degrees Celsius. However, it is a rare phenomenon that the temperature goes below -6 degrees Celsius or exceeds 34 degrees Celsius.
Known as the “The Black Harvard”, Hampton University is known to have maintained the quality of education which it provides to its students. This becomes more evident when we see the kind of faculty and other support staff which is engaged by the University. All the faculty members at Hampton are carefully chosen following a strict series of interviews. Hence, the quality of professors is very high and this translates into a knowledgeable exchange between the faculty and the students. Despite good faculty, many feel that the facilities are a bit run down which brings down the academic passion a few notches.
The University offers courses in the following fields
Every year the Office of Financial Aid and scholarships gives away numerous grants and scholarships to deserving candidates who are in need of funds. These grants are usually need-based grants and covers tuition fees, room charges, transport facilities, books and other supplies and so on.
The Division of Student Affairs is Located in the Wigwam building within the campus. This building also consists of the Career Counseling and Planning Center. This specialized center provides all the information relating to vacancies for employment and/or internships and/or summer projects in different organizations like companies, hospitals, public schools and even local government.
The University has an Affairs of Alumni which has a database of all its alumni and which also plans for reunions at regular intervals. Some of the notable alumni include:
A picturesque location for study may be inspiring if you can overlook the rundown facilities here. You can expect good education here, but fitting-in for an Indian student may be a slight challenge as this is not a racially diverse atmosphere. Many initiatives takes by the university provide some solace to students who would be disappointed by the lack of Greek life on campus. The skewed sex ratios and boring town adds to the dull climate of the place. If a decent education is all you care about, give a careful consideration to this place. However you can give this university a miss, if you have other options to consider!