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Financial Aid

Hampshire College R.W. Kern Center

The financial aid office staff are working remotely during the pandemic. We miss seeing you and helping with your financial aid needs. We miss welcoming you to our offices. We hope to be back together soon as a team to serve you with the excellent in-person customer service to which you have become accustomed. 

In the meantime, if you need to contact us, the best method is via email. Please send inquiries to We check email daily and we attempt to respond to all messages within the same week day if received by 3 p.m. Eastern time. 

If you prefer to meet “in person” with a staff member, please send us an email to request a Zoom meeting. Give us a general description of the questions you have and we will contact you to arrange a meeting. Please provide various times that you are available to meet in your email.

Please be patient, we will all get through this together. Stay safe and healthy and take care of yourselves and those around you.

Did you know that 95% of Hampshire College students receive financial aid? We are committed to making Hampshire affordable for your family. The average need-based grant for the 2019-2020 year was $38,685. The average financial aid package was $44,452.

New Students Apply Here

New International Students Apply Here

Continuing Students Apply Here

Who We Are

It is the responsibility of the financial aid office to review all application materials to determine eligibility for financial assistance; prepare appropriate award packages; provide counseling regarding student and parent loans; oversee student employment; and coordinate financial aid with student accounts. Please visit the student accounts office website for information related to student billing.

Hampshire College is a member of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA), and we adhere to the association's ethics and values, including their Statement of Ethical Principles and their Code of Conduct.

Contact Us

Our office is located on the second floor of the R.W. Kern Center. We are open to visitors and phone calls Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern). We close for lunch from noon to 1 p.m. Our email address is Our phone number is 413.559.5484. Our secure fax number is 413.559.5585.

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Consumer Information

Sending Documents to Us

If you need to send us documents, please mail them to Financial Aid Office, Hampshire College, 893 West Street, Amherst, MA 01002-3359. You may also securely fax documents to 413.559.5585. Please be sure that the student's name and/or College ID number appears on all forms. Please DO NOT send us documents via email.

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Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002