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Hampton University Continues to be Recognized as Top School in Several Collegiate Publications
09/09/2019 - #45

HAMPTON, Va. (September 9, 2019) – Hampton University is consistently ranked as the top of several prestigious college listings, including U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, MONEY Magazine and many others, distancing itself from many institutions of its size across many noteworthy categories.

The Princeton Review named Hampton University as a “Best Regional College” and “Best 385 Colleges” in their annual college guide. The Princeton Review has been a trusted resource for students and families to make the right college choice for over 27 years. For this 28th edition, The Princeton Review surveyed over 140,000 students from across the country so that they could tell the public which colleges have the best food, best career services, happiest students and more.

“Every day Hampton University continues to uphold THE Standard of Excellence that our founder General Samuel Chapman Armstrong set forth when he transformed a dream into the reality of this institution. We pursue programs and ventures that are not occurring at any other institution. We are the only HBCU ever to be solely responsible for a major NASA mission. Our rankings in these highly prestigious publications reflect the many accomplishments and achievements Hampton University continues to produce,” said Dr. William R. Harvey, Hampton University’s President.

The U.S. News & World Report is a multi-platform publisher of news and information. For 30 years, their rankings have served as a valuable reference when making life’s toughest decisions. U.S. News & World Report ranked Hampton University for 2020 as a Best National University, and as one of the top HBCUs. They also ranked Hampton University with a Top Undergraduate Engineering Program and a new ranking category this year, Top Performer on Social Mobility. This ranking measures how well schools graduated students who received federal Pell Grants.

Hampton University was named one of the “Best Colleges” in 2019 by MONEY Magazine – a longtime trusted leader in financial preparedness.

Study.com recently published its 2019 rankings for best criminal justice schools in the country and Hampton University received a top ranking. Over 40 million visitors per month use Study.com to research potential schools, degrees and careers, and this list of the best criminal justice programs will help users and potential students learn about Hampton University's excellent criminal justice offerings.

OnlineCollegePlan recently created rankings surrounding several different areas in education. Hampton University received Top Online PhD programs in special education.

College Values Online also identified Hampton University as having one of the best online doctorate in special education degree programs. The ranking considered accreditation, rankings in major publications and affordability.

College Consensus, a unique college ratings website that aggregates publisher rankings and student reviews, has published their ranking of the Best Historically Black Colleges and Universities 2019 and Hampton University ranked in the top five. To identify the Best Historically Black Colleges and Universities 2019, College Consensus combined the latest results from the most respected college rankings with thousands of real student reviews to produce a unique consensus score for each school. According to Consensus editors, "College Consensus gathers the publisher rankings and student reviews from around the web and distills the results into simple, easy to understand scores so students can quickly and easily compare schools.”

Affordable Schools identified Hampton University as having one of the most affordable online bachelor’s in human resources management degree programs in their 2019 ranking. The ranking considered average cost of attendance, student-to-faculty ratio, US News and World Report ranking, and graduation rate. The editors noted that this is one of the best values for an online bachelor’s in human resources management degree programs. Affordable Schools also identified HU as having one of the best affordable online bachelor's in religious studies degree programs. The ranking considered average cost of attendance, student-to-faculty ratio and graduation rate.

TheBestSchools.org featured Hampton University as one of the best Online Paralegal Bachelor’s Programs for 2019. TheBestSchools.org connects prospective students with the best online degree programs available. According to TheBestSchools.org, “Hampton stands out as one of the best of the best and we want to celebrate that!”

Nursing School Hub named Hampton University in the Top 25 Best Historically Black Colleges and Universities Nursing Schools for 2020. With demand of nurses of all backgrounds at an all-time high, HBCU nursing schools are playing a critical role in providing black and other minority students with a welcoming, supportive educational environment. Hampton University's program is preparing nurses to meet the healthcare needs of a diverse America.

OnlineDegrees.com has proudly ranked Hampton University No. 3 in their new study focusing on the best schools to earn a bachelor’s in criminal justice online. They look at factors such as tuition, flexibility, accreditation and scholarships to select the top schools. They also use the most recent government data, such as the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics and others, to evaluate schools offering bachelor’s degrees in criminal justice online.

Hampton University was identified as offering one of the most affordable online master's degree programs in psychology for 2020 by OnlinePsychologyDegrees.org. Their mission is to help lead individuals who are interested in a psychology degree to the information they need to achieve their dreams.

Intelligent.com has featured Hampton University for having 5 top-ranked degree programs, including Counseling, Criminal Justice, and the Human Resources Certification Program. These programs stand out as the best of the best in the nation. The student-focused comprehensive research guide provided by Intelligent.com is based on an assessment of 1,604 accredited colleges and universities. Each program is evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation and post-graduate employment. Intelligent.com provides unbiased research to help students make informed decisions about higher education programs.

Hampton Universtiy was identified as having one of the top online doctorate in elementary education degree programs by College Values Online Editor. The ranking considered accreditation, cost of attendance, rankings and raw affordability.

Psych Degrees ranked Hampton as part of the 10 most affordable Master's in Counseling Online degrees for 2020. "We at Psych Degrees understand that the projected job growth for psychologists between 2014 and 2024 is 19%, much faster than the average for all occupations. Graduating from one of these degree programs can position students for a number of financially rewarding career paths," said a representative from Psych Degrees. Psych Degrees provides easy access to the information needed to forge a career in psychology, including the facts about various psychology degree programs.

Online Schools Report ranked Hampton University as one of the Best Online General Education degrees. Based on the most up-to-date Department of Education data, Hu offers one of the best online general studies programs in the country. OSR used six data points to determine the best general studies programs. Three data points focus on the quality of the school, and three focus on the quality of the individual program. OSR included HU in the ranking because their students graduate with minimal debt and have a great support system while in school. HU is dedicated to delivering a quality online degree.

Hampton University has been awarded top ranking status for multiple degree programs by Intelligent.com. Hampton University was listed amongst hundreds of other competing institutions across the nation. The student-focused comprehensive research guide is based on an assessment of 1,604 accredited colleges and universities. Each program is evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation, reputation, and post-graduate employment.

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