As a student at Hampshire, you will join a diverse community who thirst for meaningful education, want authentic assessment beyond grades, seek to pose compelling questions, and want to collaborate with faculty and peers.
Here you'll learn to connect ideas—and to put them into action. You'll build an education that reflects your passions and your goals.
There is no other college that approaches undergraduate learning this way.
|First Year Student Admission Plan||Deadline||Notification|
|Regular Decision (spring 2017)||November 1, 2016||December 1, 2016|
|Early Decision I (fall 2017)||November 15, 2016||December 15, 2016|
|Early Decision II (fall 2017)||January 1, 2017||February 1, 2017|
|Early Action (fall 2017)||December 1, 2016||February 15, 2017|
|Regular Decision (fall 2017)||January 15, 2017||April 1, 2017|
|Early Entrance (fall 2017)||January 15, 2017||April 1, 2017|
"There are two reasons why Hampshire graduates achieve so much. One is the kind of person the college attracts. The other is what the college does for them by equipping them to become their own wide-ranging explorers and connection-seekers."
Loren Pope, Colleges that Change Lives (2006)
Hampshire College is a member of Colleges that Change Lives, a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and support of a student-centered college search process.