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Financial Aid

Did you know that 91% of Hampshire College students receive financial aid?

We are committed to making Hampshire affordable for your family. The average need-based grant last year was $35,941.

Who We Are

Welcome to Hampshire College's financial aid office. It is the responsibility of this 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.

Check your online Financial Aid Account:

  • Continuing students: Review your financial aid application status by logging onto TheHub and clicking on the "My Financial Aid" link. Here you are able to see any missing documents, your award letter, and your accumulated federal loan debt. You may also check to see if and when your aid has been disbursed to your bill.
  • New student applicants: Review your financial aid application status by logging onto Explore Hampshire using your user name and password as provided by; click on the "My Financial Aid" link under the Financial Aid Checklist; log on again using the same user name and password.  Here you are able to see any missing documents to complete your aid application.

For Prospective Students

For New Spring 2016 Students with Financial Aid

For Currently Enrolled or On Leave Students

Note: The due date for renewal applications is May 1, 2015 for fall 2015. International students do not apply after their first year.

2015-2016 Verification Process

Note: This information is for those students who are selected for the FAFSA verification process.

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Contact Us

Our office is located on the first floor of Blair Hall, which is the white building attached to the Red Barn. We are open to visitors and phone calls Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during the academic year. The office closes at 4 p.m. during the summer months. We are available to help with any questions you may have.

Our email address is Our phone number is 413.559.5484. Our fax number is 413.559.5585.

Mailing Documents

If you need to mail us documents, please address them to Financial Aid Office, Hampshire College, 893 West Street, Amherst, MA 01002-3359. Please be sure that the student's name, College ID number, or Social Security number appears on all forms.


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Financial Aid
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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Fax: 413.559.5585