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Loans and Financing Options

Financing options come in a variety of forms and from several sources, federal and private:

  1. Federal Direct Student Loans
  2. Federal Direct Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS)
  3. Monthly payment plan
  4. Outside scholarships
  5. Private alternative loans

Welcome to Hampshire College's loan website. To navigate through this website, click on the Quick Links listed below, click on the Topics listed to the left in the navigation bar, or use the search function at the bottom of the page. You can also click on the orange-highlighted terms found within the text to link to other pages on this site or other websites.

Please contact our loan counselor with any questions or concerns you have along the way.

Click here to print an information sheet describing various financing options.

QUICK LINKS:
Apply for a Direct Parent PLUS loan (for parents)

Apply for a private alternative loan

Tips to borrowing a private alternative loan

Sign the Master Promissory Note (MPN) for your Direct loan (first-time borrowers)

Complete the loan counseling requirement for first-time Direct student loan borrowers

Apply for a federal PIN number (the PIN number is required to complete the MPN for Direct student loans and Direct PLUS loans)

 

Contact Us

Loan Counselor
Blair Hall
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
413.559.6044
Fax 413.559.5585
loans@hampshire.edu
 

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