Financial Aid

Hampshire College R.W. Kern Center

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

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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 Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 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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Sending Documents to Us

If you need to send us documents, you may securely upload the documents to your financial aid Net Partner portal, send them via fax, or mail them to our office. Please be sure that the student's name and/or College ID number appears on all forms. Please do not email documents to us. We are not accepting any documents with personal identifiable data via email.

Detailed instructions are available for new prospective admissions applicants and for current students.

  1. Our preferred method of receiving documents is by the secure upload to our Net Partner Student Portal. Please follow these instructions:
    • Log in to the Financial Aid Net Partner Student Portal:
    • Under Financial Aid Information, click on "My Financial Aid."
    • Click on Menu and select My Documents & Messages.
    • Find document needed from the My Documents List.
    • Click on Upload it now!
  2. You may submit your documents by fax to: 413.559.5585.
  3. Or you may mail the documents to the Financial Aid Office, Hampshire College, 893 West Street, Amherst, MA 01002-3359.
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Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002