Hampton, Va. - Hampton University will welcome approximately 1,000 new students on August 22-23.
Students will have an activity-filled orientation and get acquainted with HU’s campus, meet with University administrators and Student Leaders, and move into their assigned residence halls.
“We are excited to welcome all of our new students to the Hampton University campus,” said Angela Boyd, Director of Admission. “These students are arriving with strong academic skills and diverse backgrounds.”
The new HU students hail from 35 U.S. states, Washington D.C. and 16 countries including Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Ghana, Kenya, Canada, Italy, India, Latvia, Georgia, Sri Lanka, Jamaica, United Kingdom, Nigeria, Mexico, and Russia. The top five states represented are Virginia, Maryland, New York, California and New Jersey.
Biology is the most popular major of entering students followed by psychology, business administration, journalism, nursing and pharmacy.
The 2014 entering class is ready to take on all of the opportunities HU has to offer. Freshmen and transfer students alike will show their academic strength and make new friendships and memories that will last throughout their lifetimes.
For more information regarding the Hampton University 2014 New Student Orientation contact the Office of Freshmen Studies at 757-727-5243.