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For Parents

Julie Richardson, Hampshire College dean of admissions and financial aidI joined the Hampshire community in June, 2011. I was attracted by Hampshire's ability to nurture and challenge its students, igniting their passions and equipping them with skills that will last a lifetime.

Hampshire will challenge your child like no other college. Whether your child is excited about a particular academic topic or open to exploring “everything,” Hampshire will enable your child to conduct original research, create imaginative work, and become fearless in the pursuit of her or his life’s ambitions.

From residential and student life to our innovative academic program, our students find life at Hampshire to be a place for profound personal and intellectual growth.

I look forward to meeting you and your son or daughter. Please reach out to us with any questions you might have, and thank you for including us on this journey.

-- Julie Richardson, dean of admissions and financial aid

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Please feel free to contact one of our counselors or call the admissions office at 413.559.5471.

"Hampshire has provided my daughter with an extraordinary learning environment that has enabled her to not only succeed but thrive. I am grateful that places like Hampshire exist, and that my daughter has been able to benefit from everything you have to offer."

-- Julie Earnest 

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