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Hampshire College

893 West St, Amherst, MA

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Hampshire College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and assists students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Amherst, MA, which is a predominantly rural area. Enrollment at Hampshire College exceeds a thousand annually.

Students may select from many areas of study, including:

  • English Language And Literature
  • Visual And Performing Arts
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Social Sciences

Students applying for admission are generally required to submit an application, transcripts, records, standardized test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by the admissions committee. Students may take either the ACT or SAT exam scores to be considered for admissions to this school. A score between 1710 - 2020 on the SAT, or 25 - 29 for the ACT is common among accepted students. Hampshire College accepts approximately 70 percent of students applying. Of those accepted, around 20 percent registered for enrollment. More information on admissions can be found here.

Tuition is approximately $47,000 per year, though it may vary based on different types of circumstances. Students may check the school's price of attendance calculator to get a more personalized estimate of costs. School housing is available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is estimated to be $7,800. Students enrolled at Hampshire College may qualify for aid which is generally grants and loans.

Students can visit the school's http://www.hampshire.edu to view additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give an overview of the students Hampshire College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Hampshire College has a total student population of about 1,400. The student body is made up of 100% undergraduate students and 26% graduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $48,000-$57,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid94%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships92%$26,888
Receiving Student Loans65%$6,471
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Hampshire College may offer services like those listed below:

  • Career path counseling
  • Helping students find work after graduation
  • Day care

Graduation Rates

Hampshire College has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 66%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years56%
Graduating in 5 Years9%
Graduating in 6 Years1%
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Hampshire College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Architecture

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

    History

    Interdisciplinary Studies

    Legal Professions and Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

      Mathematics and Statistics

      Natural Resources and Conservation

      Philosophy and Religious Studies

      Physical Sciences

      Psychology

      Public Administration and Social Services

      Recreation and Fitness Studies

      Social Sciences

      Visual and Performing Arts

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      Data Disclaimer

      Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Hampshire College for official up-to-date information.

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      ACCEPTANCE RATE
      70.01%

      FINANCIAL AID RATE
      94%

      STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
      10:1

      FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
      $25,089