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Institute for Social Justice Student

ITSJ Application and Fees

2017 ITSJ Tuition and Fees 

Tuition: $2,650
Room: $905

Meal Plan

Participants can choose to enroll in our meal plan, which includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner each day for the duration of the program. Participants should indicate that they would like to enroll in the meal plan when completing their application.

Participants who do not enroll in the meal plan can choose to purchase meals daily in our dining commons and/or choose to prepare their own meals in their condo-style living quarters.

Financial Assistance

There is some financial assistance available for this program. If you are interested in applying for financial assistance to attend the Institute for Transforming Social Justice, please write a statement of need and email it to after you apply to the program.

Applications and Deadlines

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Only completed applications are reviewed. Please see the 2017 application timeline below:

April 7: Priority Deadline for all completed and submitted applications to receive a 10% tuition discount

April 21: Deposit Deadline ($400 deposit must be received in order to secure your spot in the program)

May 1: Application Deadline (application materials must be submitted)

May 15: Payment Deadline (all payments must be submitted)


This is an intensive course. Hampshire College recommends the equivalent of 4 academic credits for the completion of a full course. Students are strongly encouraged to check with their home institutions about the number of accepted transfer credits. Upon completion of the program, students may request a Hampshire College transcript.

Residency Requirement

Because of the intensive nature of the program, all participants are strongly recommended to reside on campus for the duration of the course. The program fees above (tuition + housing) include full residency and most program materials.

Health Insurance

Please note that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts requires all students to carry health insurance. Upon acceptance to the program, you will be asked to provide proof of insurance or required to purchase temporary coverage that could increase the overall program cost.


If you have any questions, please contact

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