Summer academic programs provide students with a distillation of Hampshire’s rigorous, hands-on educational approach in weeks-long immersive experiences.
Hampshire College offers a variety of summer academic programs designed to reflect our academic philosophy by linking critical engagement to experience-based education. Our programs support diverse learning communities: undergraduates, pre-college students, graduate students, professionals, practitioners, and life-long learners. Immersive, rigorous, challenging, and fun, these programs delve deeply into their given topic or subject matter.
Summer 2017 program offerings and applications will be posted in mid-November. To get a better idea of our undergraduate program offerings, these programs ran between June 1 to July 1, 2016 and were for undergraduate college students, graduate students, post-B.A.s, professionals, and high school seniors who graduated by spring 2016.
Summer 2017 program offerings and applications will be posted in mid-November. To get a better idea of our pre-college program offerings, these programs ran from July 18 to July 29, 2016. Pre-college programs are for high school students entering their junior or senior year of high school.
"There are two reasons why Hampshire graduates achieve so much. One is the kind of person the college attracts. The other is what the college does for them by equipping them to become their own wide-ranging explorers and connection-seekers."
Loren Pope, Colleges that Change Lives (2006)
Hampshire College is a member of Colleges that Change Lives, a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and support of a student-centered college search process.