Thank you for your interest in applying to Hampshire College! This year, Hampshire has begun the process of searching for a strategic partner as part of larger efforts to create a thriving and sustainable community for our next fifty years. During this time of transition, our Board of Trustees has voted to pause enrollment for the fall of 2019. In accordance with this vote we have suspended and withdrawn all applications for 2019. Thank you for your understanding and patience during this time of change. Stay tuned for more information about the 2020 application process.
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)||November 1||December 1|
|Early Decision I (fall)||November 15||December 15|
|Early Decision II (fall)||January 1||February 1|
|Early Action (fall)||December 1||February 15|
|Regular Decision (fall)||January 15||April 1|
The U.S. State Department and the Chronicle of Higher Education have named Hampshire College a top producer of Fulbright Scholars for 2016-17. Hampshire is one of 11 bachelor’s institutions to receive the designation this year.
"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.