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.
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Hampshire College prepares you comprehensively for the world. And the world looks to our graduates for leadership in hundreds of fields.
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Oscar-winning actress of 12 Years a Slave, model, and writer
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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 Offers Admission to Students at New College of Florida
Hampshire College announced its commitment to offer admission to all New College of Florida students and to match their current cost of tuition. This opportunity is in response to the continuing attacks on New College of Florida intended to limit intellectual exploration, turn back progress toward inclusion, and curtail open discussion of race, injustice, and histories of oppression.
Art Gallery Presents “The Distance Is Getting Closer” from Artist-in-Residence Serena Himmelfarb 05F
The new exhibition will be on display March 6–31. Included are paintings, drawings, photographs, rubbings, scents, waters, and installations presented as objects alone and as images stitched into clustered groupings that expand the many ways art can approach landscape.
Collage Exhibit by Visiting Professor of Photography Richard Kraft on View Through April
In Kraft’s collages, on view in the Jerome Liebling Center, “multiplicity” is not only a method of working, but also a habit of mind. As he collects, alters, and arranges fragments, his work opens an expanse of possibilities in the unexpected connections among disparate things.
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