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.

Debbie Ampong dancing with her illustrations

Debbie Ampong 21F Brings Her World of Imagination to Life Through Multimedia Dance Piece

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Sabina Iftikhar

Sabina Iftikhar 21F Wins Five College Statistics Prize for Hampshire

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Isaiah Brown 20F and a group

Isaiah Brown 20F Spent the Summer in Kenya Researching Water Quality

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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

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

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

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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

Tana Boone

Tana Boone Named Vice President for Finance and Administration and Treasurer of Hampshire College

Hampshire College is pleased to announce the appointment of Tana Boone, a seasoned finance, operations, information technology, and human resource executive, as vice president for finance and administration.

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Hampshire Recognized as One of the U.S. Colleges With the Greatest Economic Diversity

In The New York Times Magazine's Education Issue, the College was featured at #16 in the College-Access Index, a list of the country’s most-selective universities ranked in order of economic diversity, measured by analyzing the share of students receiving Pell Grants.

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Professor of Photography, Creative Arts, and Visual Culture Veronica Melendez is Ready to Change Higher Ed

“I’m passionate about being part of the much-needed change in higher education,” Melendez says. “As someone from the Central American diaspora, I feel strongly about taking up space in predominantly white institutions.”

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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.