Tuition & Fees

$51,968

$51,968

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,448
Declined + 857
Total Received 2,305
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Private (nonprofit)

1,268

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Creative Writing
  2. Film/photo/video
  3. Fine Arts
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Location

School Facts

Hampshire College, founded in 1965, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 800-acre campus is located in Amherst, 90 miles west of Boston.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,268
Established in 1965
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

Amherst, MA

800-acre campus in Amherst (population: 37,819), 20 miles from Springfield and 100 miles from Boston. Served by bus; major airport serves Windsor Locks, CT (40 miles); train serves Springfield. School operates transportation to consortium schools. Public transportation serves campus.

Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002-3359

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
84%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 15 (priority deadline)
January 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Not used

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,448
Declined + 857
Total Received 2,305

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay

Important

Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Kristina Moss Gunnardottir
Interim Dean of Admissions & Financial Aid
P: 877 937-4267
F: 413 559-5631
admissions@hampshire.edu

Financial Aid

93%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$42,326

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $50,030
Room $8,520
Board $5,086
Additional fees $1,938
Books & supplies $850
Total $66,424
Average Financial Aid - $42,326
Total with Avg. Aid $24,098
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement

Financial Aid Office

P: 413 559-5484
F: 413 559-5631
finaid@hampshire.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Jennifer Lawton
Director of Financial Aid
finaid@hampshire.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
soccer
track (outdoor)

Club Sports - Men's

Equestrian Sports, Ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

Equestrian Sports, Ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball

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Athletic Directors

Brad King (men's)
Director Of Outdoor Programs, Recreation And Athletics
email

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Africana Studies
Agricultural Studies/Rural Life
American Studies
Animal Behavior/Cognition
Animation/Digital Arts
Anthropology/Archaeology
Applied Design
Architecture/Environmental Design
Art History
Asian Studies
Astronomy
Biological/Life Sciences
Chemistry
Childhood/Youth/Learning
Cognitive Science
Communication/Media Studies
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Culture/Brain/Development
Dance
Digital Media
Economics
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Studies/Sustainability
Film/Video/Photography
Game Design/Development
Geology
Globalization/Third World Studies
Health/Pre-Medical Studies
History
International Relations
Jewish Studies
Journalism
Language Studies
Latin American Studies
Legal Studies
Linguistics
Literature
Marine Science
Mathematics
Middle Eastern Studies
Music
Native American Studies
Neuroscience
Peace/World Security Studies
Philosophy
Physics
Politics
Psychoanalytic Studies
Psychology
Queer Studies
Religion
Social Change
Sociology
Southwest Studies
Studio/Visual Arts
Theatre
Writing
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Creative Writing
  2. Film/photo/video
  3. Fine Arts

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

1,268

total students

20%

in-state

80%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,268
students

Female
63%
802

Male
37%
466

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

%

1,268
students

Female
64%
802

Male
36%
466

Not reported

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

70%

Transfer applicants accepted

40%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 15

Spring: November 1

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 25
Countries most often represented China
India
Nepal
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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