Hampshire College: Review & Facts

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Hampshire College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,410 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1965 and is one of the 3 schools and colleges located in Amherst, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
64
Fair
Hampshire College will give you the opportunity to obtain a bachelor's degree.

Hampshire College follows a continuous curriculum calendar system and has 64 majors. The most popular concentrations are English and Literature, Biology, Ethnic and Cultural Studies, Theater and Drama, and Art. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
81%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Hampshire College is high at 81% (close to Massachusetts average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Hampshire College is average: 67%.

Student to faculty ratio at Hampshire College is good, 10:1. Learn more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$49,200
High
Average tuition costs are extremely high, about $47,700 per year. The additional fees at Hampshire College beyond tuition are around $1,500, which comes to $49,200 per academic year.

Read the details about Hampshire College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
70%
According to recent data, 2,071 applications were submitted and 1,450 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

The college might accept advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Hampshire College is $60.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Hampshire College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (413) 549-4600 or check Hampshire College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$8,100
High
Hampshire College offers study abroad programs.

This school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Hampshire College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,200 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is a bit high - roughly $8,100 per academic year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Hampshire College seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Hampshire College Location and Maps



Post Address: Hampshire College, 893 West St, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002-5001, USA
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