Hampshire Ranks #8 Among Best Liberal Arts Colleges in the U.S.

At Hampshire, students work across, between, and without disciplines—and they combine fields to curate their own original course of study. 

Hampshire Ranks #8 Among Best Liberal Arts Colleges in the U.S.

You were made to make progress. To make connections. To build up, tear down, reconstruct, and make something altogether new.

That's what we were made for, too.

Be the Entrepreneur of Your Own Education

We're looking for the type of student who can't imagine waiting to be told what to do. Our community of self-starters and changemakers is resilient, resourceful, and committed enough to do the deep work of understanding complex problems. 

These key elements of the Hampshire experience make it work:

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Our admissions process is personalized and holistic, reflecting the values embodied in our educational curriculum. We will not consider SAT/ACT scores in any way as part of our admissions and financial-aid decisions. 


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Hampshire is a Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars

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The U.S. State Department and the Chronicle of Higher Education named Hampshire College a top producer of Fulbright Scholars.


"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 

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.

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