48 months
26198 USD/year
26198 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The mission of the Sociology program of Hampton University is to prepare students for careers and meaningful professions in sociological research, policy analysis, cybersecurity, and criminal justice.


As part of one of the most prominent HBCUs in the nation, the Sociology program of Hampton University seeks to dismantle myths about marginalized groups and their experiences in their home, the country, and society. By providing training in theory, research, and critical thinking, the department produces students with knowledge and skills essential for challenging the current climate from a political, social, and cultural perspective.

Learning outcomes

Sociology majors are encouraged to complete a one-semester internship that provides students with practical experience and application of sociological skills in community-based agencies and a one-semester independent study with an instructor concerning a special or focused topic.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sociology of the Family
  • Social Problems
  • Social Research
  • Race and Ethnic Relations
  • Social Inequality
  • Urban Problems-Sociological

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




124 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed on-line application
  • Application fee of $50 (non-refundable). Hampton University does not accept ANY fee waivers.
  • OFFICIAL high school transcript.
  • Standardized test (SAT or ACT) Only 
  • One letter of recommendation from your high school guidance counselor or a high school teacher
  • A minimum 500 word essay on the topic of CHARACTER: Describe what exhibiting good character means to you and provide specific examples of your demonstrated behavior in this regard.
  • High School Completion
  • African Students - General Certificate of Education or the West African School Certificate, Ordinary level, and Division II, with at least 6 passes. 
  • Completion of high school equivalency as attested by the AACRAO National Credentials Evaluation Project.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26198 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26198 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    26198 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26198 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Hampton

1028 - 1680 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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