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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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Amanda Dennis 02S Is at the Forefront of the Fight for Abortion Access

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Sabina Iftikhar

Sabina Iftikhar 21F Wins Five College Statistics Prize for Hampshire

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Alum Kimberly Reyes 01F

Alum Kimberly Reyes 01F’s Organization, All The Unexpected, Advocates for Maternal Health Equity

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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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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

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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.

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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.

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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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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.