Find Menu

What questions drive you?

Hampshire At A Glance

At Hampshire, your education focuses on personalized, independent work, close collaboration with faculty, and the belief that the questions that drive you should drive your education.

Total Number of Enrolled Students: 1,400
Student/Faculty Ratio: 11:1
Average Size of Class: 15
Endowment: $40 million
Annual Operating Budget: $56 million
Number of Full-time Faculty: 114
Number of Alumni/ae: 12,356
Alumni/ae who have Completed Graduate Degrees*: 50+ percent
Students of Color / International Students: 24 percent
Faculty of Color: 26 percent
Faculty with Ph.D. or Other Terminal Degree in Their Fields: 93 percent
Average Student Debt upon Graduation, 2012 Graduates: $20,085
Typical Length of Study: 8 semesters to graduation
Retention (First Year to Second Year): 82 percent
Six-Year Graduation Rate: 67 percent

*based on alumni survey information


Hampshire College is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Membership in the association indicates that the institution has been carefully evaluated and found to meet standards agreed upon by qualified educators.

Hampshire College is an independent, not-for-profit institution.

Request Information
You have questions. We have answers.
We’ve seen what can happen when you’re the entrepreneur of your own education. Request a viewbook and see for yourself.
Request Information
We’ve seen what can happen when you’re the entrepreneur of your own education. Now see for yourself.
View Outcomes
Take a virtual tour
Faculty mentorship. Animation labs. Living buildings. Explore campus and discover for yourself why Hampshire College is #6 on Forbes' recent list of most entrepreneurial colleges.
Take a virtual tour
About Hampshire
Hampshire educates for change like no other college. Learn more about what you can do here and why it matters.
Learn more
Stay In Touch
With The Communications Office
Snail Mail
Office of Communications
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002