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 Student Implements Tech Exploration Program for High School Students in Ghana

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Student Creates Documentary/Memoir About Experience of Adoption and Trust

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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

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

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Jon Krakauer

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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

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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.

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Professor Thom Long on Teaching Agility and Unbounded Thinking

Thom Long, architecture and design professor, explains why the world needs thinkers who don't just have expertise in a single discipline, but understand how different disciplines intersect—and in what ways they impact society.

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friends and family

Family & Friends Weekend is October 14–16

Family and Friends Weekend at Hampshire is a chance for families, alums, friends, and students to get together on campus and celebrate our vibrant, intellectual, artistic community.

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Alum Jessie Hendricks 02F Takes Viewers Inside The Getty in YouTube Series “Becoming Artsy”

“I’m a science-y math kind of person and yet I work at the Getty, famous for its art and culture, so I decided to go on a quest to learn about art and discover all I can," says Jessie Hedricks 02F.

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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.