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Hampshire's application process is personalized and holistic. The criteria used to make admission decisions draws on years of research into the qualities and characteristics of students who thrive in our community.

Your search and application process will be as personalized as your Hampshire experience. From the nuts and bolts of the application process to deeper conversations around the academic and student experience, we are here as resources to you throughout the entire process. Please note: Students interested in readmission must apply through the Center for Academic Support and Advising (CASA).

Below you will find pages with more information about the application process for different applicant categories. Details about eligibility are noted at the top of each page.

Questions? Contact us at admissions@hampshire.edu

 

First-Year Students

Transfer Students

International Students

James Baldwin Scholars Program

Homeschooled Students

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 for 2016-17.

 

"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)

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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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