Hampshire College

Amherst, MA

Hampshire College

Amherst, MA

Do you work for Hampshire College?

Claim This Profile

Tuition & Fees

$52,068

not including room and board

More Financial Details

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

More Admissions Details

undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

13

students

More Student Details

Extremely Selective

1%

acceptance rate

Accepted 49
Declined 2,436
Total Received 2,485
More Admissions Details

Private

745

undergraduate students

More Student Details

People Who Liked This School Also Liked…

Name Location
Pace University New York, NY
New York University New York, NY
University of East London London, UK
Brown University Providence, RI
Wagner College Staten Island, NY
DePaul University Chicago, IL
Northeastern University Boston, MA
The University of Tampa Tampa, FL
Elon University Elon, NC
Bishop's University Sherbrooke, Quebec, CN
See All School Suggestions for You
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 745
Established in 1965
Coeducational Coeducational

800-acre campus in Amherst (population: 40,046), 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.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Bradley International

Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst
01002-3359

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
82%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Red Scare Frisbee
  • Queer Community Alliance
  • Excalibur (fantasy/role playing)
  • Sports Coop
  • Circus Folks Unite

Top Events

  • Spring Jam
  • Hampshire Halloween
  • Family and Friends Weekend
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Application deadline January 15
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes

Extremely Selective

1%

acceptance rate

Accepted 49
Declined 2,436
Total Received 2,485

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
application essay

Important

extracurricular activities
academic GPA
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Varsity Sports

M W
Cross-country running
Fencing
Soccer
Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball

Club Sports Men

Equestrian sports, Rock climbing, Table tennis

Club Sports Women

Equestrian sports, Rock climbing, Table tennis

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Athletic Conference

USCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
African Studies
African-American/Black Studies
Agriculture, General
American Indian/Native American Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Animal Behavior and Ethology
Anthropology
Architecture
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Astronomy
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
Cognitive Science
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Dance, General
Design and Applied Arts, Other
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
East Asian Studies
Economics, General
Education, General
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
European Studies/Civilization
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Gay/Lesbian Studies
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
International/Global Studies
Latin American Studies
Legal Studies, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Linguistics
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Neuroscience
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health, Other
Public Policy Analysis, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Sociology
South Asian Studies
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Urban Studies/Affairs
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Women's Studies
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Programs Offered

  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Study abroad
  • Army ROTC

745

total students

22%

in-state

78%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

745
students

Female
61%
458

Male
39%
287

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

%

745
students

Female
62%
458

Male
38%
287

Not reported

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 67%
Student 4 year graduation rate 51%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Not Reported

Transfer students enrolled

-

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 15

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Lists & Rankings

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway