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  Hampshire College is among the top 50 schools whose graduates went on to receive a Ph.D. in science or engineering, according to a 2008 report by the National Science Foundation. Learn more »
   

Location
Amherst, Massachusetts. Two hours from Boston, three from New York City. The Pioneer Valley is known for its natural beauty, progressive thought, and vibrant arts scene. Member of the Five College consortium.

Hampshire at a Glance
Enrolled Students: 1,400
Student/Faculty Ratio: 11:1
Average Size of Class: 15
Students of Color / International Students: 24 percent

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 #1 College Town
Yes, we love it here, but don't just take our word for it. Amherst was recently voted as one of the "best college towns" by two independent surveys.

On any given day, a Hampshire student can enjoy
 
  • » 200+ student activities
  • » 100+ student groups
  • » 63 bookstores
  • » 30 museums
  • » 19 art galleries
  • » 21 theatre stages
  • » 35 concert venues
  • » 12 dance clubs
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  • » 220 bike trails
  • » 69 pizza places
  • » 19 coffee houses
  • » 18 bakeries
  • » 18 delis
  • » 14 health food stores
  • » 68 restaurants that deliver

 

Contact Us

Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
 

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