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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.

Luka Eriksen demonstrating

Student Luka Eriksen S23 Co-teaches Interdisciplinary Class in Environments and Change Learning Collaborative

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Tabita Doujad and their photographs

Tabita Doujad F20’s Div III Considers Land Relations With Pollinators, Native Plants, and Humans

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Cover of Olive Woodall's Div III collection

Div III Student Olive Woodall F22 Writes Collection of Poetry on Coming of Age in Oklahoma

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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

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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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Latest News and Events

Commencement ceremony with graduates celebrating

Commencement 2024 Celebrated Graduates Who Endured Uncertainty, COVID, and Political Upheaval

On Saturday, May 18, Hampshire College hosted its 54th Commencement ceremony, conferring degrees to 81 graduates. They were joined by family, friends, and caregivers celebrating their accomplishments.

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Kate Sosin at their desk

LGBTQ Reporter Kate Sosin 04F Talks About the Ways Hampshire Enabled Them to Be

The LGBTQ news and investigative reporter was recently featured in the PBS documentary Breaking the News about the media outlet The 19th, which was launched to buck the white, male-dominated status quo and give a voice to those often left out of conversations.

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Womens Track and Field winners hold up awards

Hampshire College Track and Field Teams Impress at USCAA Nationals

The men’s team had a strong showing and the women’s team had its best performance in history at the USCAA Track and Field Nationals, which was hosted by Hampshire and held at American International College on April 27.

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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.