|First Year Student Admission Plan||Deadline||Notification|
|Regular Decision (spring 2018)||November 1, 2017||December 1, 2017|
|Early Decision I (fall 2018)||November 15, 2017||December 15, 2017|
|Early Decision II (fall 2018)||January 1, 2018||February 1, 2018|
|Early Action (fall 2018)||December 1, 2017||February 15, 2018|
|Regular Decision (fall 2018)||January 15, 2018||April 1, 2018|
Early Decision I and Early Decision II
Seniors in high school who consider Hampshire College their first choice are encouraged to use either one of the Early Decision options. Those accepted under the Early Decision plan must withdraw all applications to other colleges and commit themselves to attend Hampshire. Early Decision candidates who seek need-based financial aid will receive a preliminary financial aid award, provided that the CSS/PROFILE is submitted in a timely manner; merit-based scholarships are also awarded to Early Decison candidates.
Early Action candidates are free to submit applications to other colleges.
First-year applicants ordinarily apply during their senior year of high school.
All decisions are released online. To make sure that you receive your decision, we recommend not opting out of email communications.