• Control: Private
  • Carnegie Classification: Bac
  • Institution: 4 Year
  • Enrollment: < 3,000

2019 Recognition Categories

  • Collaborative Governance
  • Tenure Clarity & Process (Faculty Only)

What makes your college a great place to work?

Presidential Statement

The best thing about working at Hampden-Sydney is our daily pursuit of the same noble mission "to form good men and good citizens that our founders established in 1775. We share, and work toward, the common purpose of helping young men become their best selves. Our commitment to our distinctive mission, the authentic way we pursue it, and the results we see in our young men, make our work highly meaningful and rewarding.

Employee Comment

I appreciate the positive values embedded at Hampden-Sydney College, which include a major emphasis on character.[...]Additionally, the college offers a warm and supportive environment in which to work, where relationships are not only professional, but familial in nature. Individuals are polite and eager to help one another. I am very proud to be associated with Hampden-Sydney College. It is definitely the best place I have ever worked.

Vital Statistics


  • Combined Administration and Exempt Staff: 105
  • Fulltime Faculty: 103
  • Fulltime Non-Exempt Staff: 133
  • Adjunct Count: 10

    Average Annual Salary

  • Faculty: $76,170
  • Administration: $81,696
  • Exempt Professional Staff: $56,891
  • Non-exempt Staff: $32,394

    Voluntary Turnover Rate

  • Full-time Faculty: 7
  • Full-time Staff (excluding Faculty): 13
  • 1 Years Recognized

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