Reimagining Education. Revolutionizing the Future.
Since 1970, we've been transforming how college works and defining how progress is made. Known as the original disruptors of higher education, we've scrapped generic models of learning, empowering you to address urgent issues, be unbounded in your studies, and entrepreneurial in your academic journey.
Burning Questions. Bold Solutions.
Our collaborative approach to learning allows us to urgently tackle our world's most complex challenges. At Hampshire, you're guided by esteemed and expert faculty members as you pursue your individual questions, generate original research, and prepare to make lasting impact.
Sabina Iftikhar 21F Wins Five College Statistics Prize for HampshireLearn More
Alum Kimberly Reyes 01F’s Organization, All The Unexpected, Advocates for Maternal Health EquityLearn More
Hampshire College prepares you comprehensively for the world. And the world looks to our graduates for leadership in hundreds of fields.
Lupita Nyong'o 03F
Oscar-winning actress of 12 Years a Slave, model, and writer
Jon Krakauer 72F
Mountaineer and bestselling author of Under the Banner of Heaven
Ian Spalter 94F
Tech and design pro, currently head of Instagram Japan
Rhys Ernst 01S
Filmmaker and coproducer of Amazon's Golden Globe-winning show Transparent
Spring 2023 Covid-19 Information
We will continue to monitor and respond to the most up-to-date CDC guidance, health data in Hampshire and surrounding counties, as well as any changes in state or local public health regulations, and adjust campus policy accordingly. Hampshire College remains committed to providing a vibrant, fully in-person educational and social experience to our new and returning students.
Latest News and Events
Hampshire College Commencement 2023 Celebrates Graduates’ Spirited Triumphs
On Saturday, May 20, Hampshire College hosted its 53rd Commencement ceremony, conferring degrees to 68 graduates. The group was composed of transfers, those who deferred or took time off during the pandemic, and five who entered in the fall of 2019 after the previous administration decided not to enroll a full class.
Masami Kawai 97F Selected for Sundance Institute’s 2023 Directors and Screenwriters Lab
Hampshire College alum Masami Kawai 97F was one of 12 Fellows chosen from a pool of more than 2,000 submissions for the feature film she wrote and directed, Valley of the Tall Grass. Lab participants develop original works under the guidance of accomplished creative advisors.
Hampshire College Admissions Numbers Up 17% for Fall 2023
Hampshire is pleased to announce that, as of its May 1 deadline, 306 students accepted their offers of admission, declaring their intention to attend in fall 2023. The incoming cohort will be the largest since 2018 and is a dramatic turnaround from 2019, when Hampshire’s administration pursued a potential merger and declined to enroll a full fall class.
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