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.

Heather Boushey and Candace Vahlsing

Alums Inside the Biden-Harris White House Collaborate on New Climate Change Policy Initiatives

Learn More
Robin Coste Lewis and Ford Foundation Cohort

Alum Robin Coste Lewis 86S Named MOMA Ford Foundation Scholar in Residence

Learn More
Kat Petrunovic

Art Installation by Recent Grad Katarina Perunovic 18F Interweaves Personal and Political

Learn More

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

Learn More
Jon Krakauer

Jon Krakauer 72F

Mountaineer and bestselling author of Under the Banner of Heaven

Learn More
Hampshire College alum Ian Spalter

Ian Spalter 94F

Tech and design pro, currently head of Instagram Japan

Learn More
Rhys Ernst

Rhys Ernst 01S

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

Learn More

Latest News and Events

Sandeep Ray and Uzma Aslam

Two Hampshire Community Members’ Works Featured in The Asian Review of Books

The Miraculous True History of Nomi Ali by Associate Professor of Fiction Writing Uzma Aslam Khan and A Flutter in the Colony by alum Sandeep Ray 88F were featured on the only dedicated pan-Asian book review publication.

Learn More
Tastes Like War: A Memoir book cover next to a photo of author Grace M. Cho.

“Tastes Like War” is Hampshire College’s 2022 Common Read

The memoir by Grace M. Cho tackles complex themes of xenophobia, racism, and mental health, through stories of family, cuisine, memories, and culture.

Learn More
Rachel Conrad with two of her book covers

Professor Rachel Conrad Recognizes and Advocates for Young Creators of Literature

Teaching at the College intersects with her own writing on youth authors, environmentalism, and social justice. We discussed her courses and the ways in which they have influenced her recent publications.

Learn More

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.