#20. Hampton University

- Location: Hampton, Virginia

- Total student enrollment: 4,293 (3,714 undergraduate students)

- 2020-2021 undergraduate tuition: $29,287 in-state, $29,287 out-of-state

- Campus setting: midsize city

Hampton University’s roots trace back to 1861, when classes were first held under an oak tree for a group of newly freed slaves, and the school was formally founded seven years later as the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute. Its best-known graduate is educator and reformer Booker T. Washington. The school has an array of nearly 100 undergraduate and graduate programs.

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