Hampshire College

Amherst, Massachusetts

Hampshire College Overview

Student population

Address893 West St
Amherst, MA
School Websitewww.hampshire.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Large

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
Level of StudyUndergraduate

Hampshire College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Amherst, Massachusetts that offers undergraduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is bachelor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 2,291 students applied to Hampshire College. Of those students, 1,440 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Hampshire College was $50,030, in addition to fees of $1,638. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Hampshire College.

Hampshire College has a 66% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Hampshire College Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

SAT-
ACT-
GPARecommended
Applicants admitted

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The Hampshire College acceptance rate is 63%. To put this into perspective, 1,440 of the 2,291 students who applied to Hampshire College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Hampshire College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Hampshire College had an SAT score between the range of 0 and 0. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Hampshire College was between NaN and NaN in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to Hampshire College as part of their application.

Hampshire College Cost

In-State resident tuition

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Out of State Tuition

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Hampshire College, the tuition for in-state residents is $50,030. Combined with fees of $1,638, room and board costs of $13,606, other expenses of $1,050 and the $850 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $51,668 in tuition.

Students at Hampshire College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Hampshire College was $5,758 last year, with 36% of students being awarded federal aid.

Hampshire College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio10:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Hampshire College.

Hampshire College has a good gender split, with 62% of undergraduates being female and 38% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 80% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 13% of students come from in-state and 7% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Hampshire College is 10:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Hampshire College Popular Majors and Programs

VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
SOCIAL SCIENCES
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
EDUCATION
PSYCHOLOGY
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS

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