Total Enrollment 1,463
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 12 : 1

Hampshire College
893 West St, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002-5001
(413) 549-4600

Education at Hampshire College prepares students to understand and participate responsibly in a complex world. Through its actions and policies, the college sets an example of the responsible and creative behavior it expects of its students. As a liberal arts college, Hampshire helps students develop confidence in their intellect, creativity, and values. It encourages their desire to be lifelong learners and their capacity to advance the cause of social justice and the well-being of others. The college fosters these attitudes through a multidisciplinary, multicultural curriculum; self-initiated, individual programs of study negotiated with faculty mentors; students' active participation in original research; more »

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities Teacher certification
Study abroad
Student Services Academic/career counseling service
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Religious Affiliation Not applicable
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered Bachelor's degree
Campus Setting Town: Fringe
Disability Services Student 5%
Yearly Application Deadline jan 1st
Admissions Office Phone 413.559.5471
Admissions Office Email [email protected]
Admissions Office Address Admissions Office Hampshire College 893 West Street Amherst, MA 01002
Admissions Website (find financial aid info here)
Application Website

In order to be accepted to Hampshire College, you should have:

  • A High School Record
  • Completed a college prep course
Test Scores
Hampshire College SAT SCORES
SAT Reading (25th Percentile) 600
SAT Reading (75th Percentile) 710
SAT Math (25th Percentile) 530
SAT Math (75th Percentile) 660
SAT Writing (25th Percentile) 590
SAT Writing (75th Percentile) 700
ACT Composite (25th Percentile) 25
ACT Composite (75th Percentile) 29
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