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Accreditation Hampden-Sydney is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), which can be reached at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; 404-679-4500. HampdenSydney was first accredited by SACSCOC in 1919, and in 2017 our accreditation was reaffirmed through 2027. The Fact Book supports the following standards of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, The Principles of Accreditation: Foundations for Quality Enhancement (2017 Edition): Standard 3.1.c: An institution seeking to gain or maintain accredited status is in operation and has students enrolled in degree programs. (Continuous operation) [CR] Standard 7.3.: The institution identifies expected outcomes of its administrative support services and demonstrates the extent to which the outcomes are achieved. (Administrative effectiveness) Standard 8.1: The institution identifies, evaluates, and publishes goals and outcomes for student achievement appropriate to the institution’s mission, the nature of the students it serves, and the kinds of programs offered. The institution uses multiple measures to document student success. (Student achievement) [CR] Standard 8.2. a and c: The institution identifies expected outcomes, assesses the extent to which it achieves these outcomes, and provides evidence of seeking improvement based on analysis of the results in the areas below: a. Student learning outcomes for each of its educational programs.(Student outcomes: educational programs) c. Academic and student services that support student success. (Student outcomes: academic and student services) Hampden-Sydney College is also a member of the Association of Virginia Colleges, the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges, the Association of American Colleges, the Southern University Conference, the College Entrance Examination Board, the American Chemical Society, and the College Scholarship Service. Current and past issues of the Hampden-Sydney College Fact Book are available on the Hampden-Sydney College web site at

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Hampden-Sydney College Fact Book, 2018