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Hampton University Recognized as Top School in Several National Publications
09/15/2021 - #25

HAMPTON, VA. (Sept. 15, 2021) – Hampton University continues to be recognized by several prestigious college listings across the world including The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report. 

“At Hampton University, we strive to uphold THE Standard of Excellence. We are driven, hardworking and resolute in upholding our founder’s ideals of outstanding academics and character building,” said Hampton University President, Dr. William R. Harvey. “The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report’s designations only reinforce that our institution is one of the best modest-sized universities in the country.”

In the newest Princeton Review annual list of the country’s best colleges, Hampton University has once again been named a “Best College” in the 2022 Edition. The Princeton Review also named Hampton as a Best Southeastern college and recognized that Hampton is well-known for its focus on STEM and its five-year MBA programs that proudly forces its students to be at the top of their game. The Princeton Review has been a trusted resource for parents and students in choosing the best college for 30 years. The Best 387Colleges rankings are based on ratings from real students.

U.S. News & World Report has released its 2022 Best Colleges report and Hampton University was ranked as a top school in several categories. As a historically black college and university, the publication ranked Hampton University in the top four. Hampton University was also ranked as one of the best engineering programs, and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. U.S. News & World Report provides nearly 50 different types of numerical rankings and lists to help students narrow their college search.

Hampton University was once again named one of the “Best Colleges” by MONEY Magazine – a longtime trusted leader in financial preparedness. MONEY Magazine spends months evaluating data on quality of education, affordability, and student outcomes to come up with the Best Colleges rankings.

About Hampton University

For more than 150 years, Hampton University has been THE Standard of Excellence in higher education. Founded in 1868 by Brig. Gen. Samuel Chapman Armstrong, Hampton University has a long and storied history academics focused on educating the “head, heart and hand,” and emphasizing the development of character.  From the sound foundation built by General Armstrong, Dr. William R. Harvey has elevated the institution to the now globally recognized powerhouse in higher education it is today. Dr. Harvey became Hampton’s 12th President in 1978 and during his four decades and counting tenure, the university has experienced accelerated growth and achieved notable accomplishments.


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