Hampshire College

country rank  417
world rank  1181

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University Overview

Founded in 1965, Hampshire College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Amherst (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Massachusetts. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Hampshire College (HC) is a very small (EduListing enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Hampshire College (HC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 55 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym HC
Founded 1965
Motto Non Satis Scire
To Know is Not Enough
Colours Purple, blue, red, maroon and white

University Location

Address 893 West Street
Amherst (population range: 10,000-49,999)
01002-5001 Massachusetts
United States
T +1 (413) 549 4600
F +1 (413) 559 5720

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 893 West Street
Amherst 01002-5001
+1 (413) 559 5471
877 937 4267

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Hampshire College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Five College Consortium

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020