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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.

Gary Marcus on 60 Minutes

Gary Marcus 86F Addresses AI’s Blurred Lines Between Fact and Fiction

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Sebastian Dresbach 19F

Sebastien Dresbach F19 Finds Passion in the Classroom — and on the Soccer Field

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Doria Robinson for the LA Times in a greenhouse.

Urban Agriculture Activist Doria Robinson 93F Is Changing the Future of Farming

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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

New College students protest in Florida

Hampshire Offers Admission to Students at New College of Florida

Hampshire College announced its commitment to offer admission to all New College of Florida students and to match their current cost of tuition. This opportunity is in response to the continuing attacks on New College of Florida intended to limit intellectual exploration, turn back progress toward inclusion, and curtail open discussion of race, injustice, and histories of oppression.

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Three colorful paintings by Serena Himmelfarb

Art Gallery Presents “The Distance Is Getting Closer” from Artist-in-Residence Serena Himmelfarb 05F

The new exhibition will be on display March 6–31. Included are paintings, drawings, photographs, rubbings, scents, waters, and installations presented as objects alone and as images stitched into clustered groupings that expand the many ways art can approach landscape.

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Richard Kraft

Collage Exhibit by Visiting Professor of Photography Richard Kraft on View Through April

In Kraft’s collages, on view in the Jerome Liebling Center, “multiplicity” is not only a method of working, but also a habit of mind. As he collects, alters, and arranges fragments, his work opens an expanse of possibilities in the unexpected connections among disparate things.

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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.