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.

Alum Anders Zanichkowsky 04F weaving at a loom.

Alum Anders Zanichkowsky 04F Weaves together Death, Spirituality, Craftsmanship, and Sustainability

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Student Daily walking on a hill in a red sweater.

Student Creates Documentary/Memoir About Experience of Adoption and Trust

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Malcolm Purinton 98F holding a beer.

Historian Malcolm Purinton 98F Brews Together the Study of Sociology, Globalization, and Beer

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Hampshire Changemakers

Hampshire College prepares you comprehensively for the world. And the world looks to our graduates for leadership in hundreds of fields.

Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong'o 03F

Oscar-winning actress of 12 Years a Slave, model, and writer

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Jon Krakauer

Jon Krakauer 72F

Mountaineer and bestselling author of Under the Banner of Heaven

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Hampshire College alum Ian Spalter

Ian Spalter 94F

Tech and design pro, currently head of Instagram Japan

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Rhys Ernst

Rhys Ernst 01S

Filmmaker and coproducer of Amazon's Golden Globe-winning show Transparent

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Fall 2022 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

Fall 2022 class on Opening Day

Hampshire College Welcomes Largest Incoming Class Since 2018

On August 25, we welcomed 275 new students to campus: 237 first-year and 38 transfer students. The fall 2022 class represents a 73 percent increase from last year in terms of total incoming students.

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Brett Morgen and "Moonage Daydream" movie poster side by side.

Alum Brett Morgen 87F Directs Kaleidoscopic David Bowie Documentary “Moonage Daydream”

Moonage Daydream, the first ever officially sanctioned film on David Bowie, explores Bowie’s creative journey through sublime, kaleidoscopic, and never-before-seen footage.

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Kathryn L. Tucker

Alum Kathryn L. Tucker 77F is Shaping the Future of Psychedelic Medicine

Tucker is an attorney and professor who advocates for the use of psilocybin in medical practices to improve and expand care for seriously ill and dying patients.

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Nondiscrimination Statement

Hampshire College does not discriminate in admission, employment, or administration of the rights, privileges, programs, and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, marital status, national origin, mental or physical disability, political belief or affiliation, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression or genetic information, or any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local law.