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.

Metal horse sculpture

Transfer Student Leo Giannini 23S Explores the Intersection of Biochemistry and Art

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Daliza Dova looks at the camera holding up her Hampshire College diploma.

Daliza Nova 06F is Project Director for the Massachusetts Minority Business Development Agency.

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Luka Eriksen S23 holding up a gold chain that he crafted.

Student Luka Eriksen S23 Makes Intricate Jewelry Inspired by Nature

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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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Latest News and Events

Speculative Praxis panel

Spring Learning Collaborative Symposium Explores the Future of Art Making for Social Good

On March 14, Hampshire held its second Learning Collaborative Symposium, “Speculative Praxis,” a panel discussion on what art making can offer us as we imagine futures that are humanizing, life-affirming, and liberating.

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Drone campus shot of Hampshire College.

“Higher Ed Dive” Reports That Other Institutions Could Learn From Hampshire’s Revitalization

In an era of increasing homogeneity and financial pressures within the higher education landscape, Hampshire's journey underscores the importance of clarity of mission, the courage to innovate, and the power of community in ensuring the survival of institutions dedicated to making a difference in the world.

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Karen Frenkel holing a photograph of her grandfather

Karen A. Frenkel 73F Delivers a Documentary Project on Her Family and the Holocaust

After a decade of research, Frenkel produced Family Treasures Lost and Found, in which she is the reluctant star, telling the story of researching her family’s mysteries and their experience of surviving the Holocaust. It debuted at the Miami Jewish Film Festival in January.

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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.

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.