Tuition and Fees
Hampshire College bills on a semester-by-semester basis. Fall 2023 semester charges will be billed during the first week of July and are due August 1, 2023. Spring 2024 semester charges will be billed during the first week of December and are due January 2, 2024.
Tuition and Fees
|Fall 2023||Spring 2024|
|Hamp Dollars (formally Café Card)||$250||$250|
|Student activity fee||$190||$190|
|Health service fee||$400||$400|
|Student medical insurance||$1,744||$2,443|
One-Time Deposits and Fees
|Campus security deposit||$480|
*The orientation fee for new students arriving in the spring is $130.
2023-24 Full Cost of Attendance
The cost of attendance (COA) includes both direct costs (expenses billed to you and directly paid to the College), and indirect costs (expenses not billed to you but incurred as a result of attendance that the student/family may pay). The COA includes tuitions and fees, books and supplies, housing, food, transportation, federal loan fees, and other miscellaneous expenses. Besides tuition, fees and on-campus housing, the amounts listed below represent averages for Hampshire College students. These amounts are used to determine a students eligibility for financial aid.
|Living On-Campus||Living Off-Campus||Living with parent/relative|
|Direct Cost (expenses billed to student and directly paid to the College)||Tuition||$54,892||$54,892||$54,892|
|Housing||$8,946||Not Applicable||Not Applicable|
|*Food||$6,208||Not Applicable||Not Applicable|
|HEALTH SERVICE FEE||$800||$800||$800|
|STUDENT ACTIVITY FEE||$380||$380||$380|
|One-time Fees and Deposits (charged in the first semester attended)||ORIENTATION FEE||$230||$230||$230|
|Campus Security Deposit||$480||$480||$480|
|Direct Cost only if student does not have comparable medical insurance coverage||Student Medical Insurance (estimated)||$4,412||$4,412||$4,412|
|Indirect Cost (expenses not billed to student, but may be incurred as a result of attending college)||Standard Allowance for Rent or other housing costs||Not Applicable||$8,946||$2,500|
|Books, course materials, supplies, and equipment||$1,000||$1,000||$1,000|
|Transportation||varies by location||$1,060||$1,060|
|**Federal Loan Fees||$70||$70||$70|
*Food - is the the average amount for three meals a day. More info on meal plans.
**Federal Loan Fees - the $70 allowance only appears in the cost of attendance if student is eligible for federal loans and borrows the federal loans. This is because the Department of Education charges an up front origination fee on federal loans.
Please Note: All students are expected to live on-camps. If you plan to commute from home or need to live off campus, please contact the housing office to inquire about housing exemptions.
The following additional fees are charged only when applicable:
|Leave of absence fee (per semester)||$400|
|Graduation extension fee||$1,500|
|ID Card replacement||$25|
|Returned check fee||$25|
Late payment fees will be assessed monthly at 1.25% of the outstanding balance on your student billing account, including past due monthly payment plan amounts.