Hampshire, founded in 1965, is a private, liberal arts college featuring an interdisciplinary curriculum instead of single-discipline classes, student-designed concentrations instead of predetermined majors, and narrative evaluations instead of letter grades. Hampshire belongs to the Five Colleges Consortium, through which students may take classes at neighboring Smith College, Amherst College, Mount Holyoke College, and University of Massachusetts. Its 800-acre campus is located in Amherst, 90 miles west of Boston.

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collegeType
Private
studentType
Coed
522
Undergraduates
200
Men - 38.3%
323
Women - 61.7%
0
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
59% of 1,202 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Cost of Attendance
$69,430
Tuition and Fees
$53,098
Room and Board
$14,432
Average Percent of Need Met
83%
Average Freshman Award
$44,382
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$31,064
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
42
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
11%
10-19
61%
20-29
27%
30-39
0%
40-49
0%
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Amherst Population
40,643
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
80% of all students
Mascot
Blacksheep
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.4%
Asian
3.2%
Black/African-American
8.1%
Hispanic/Latino
12.6%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
5.9%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0%
White
63.6%
Unknown
6.3%
International Students
4.4%
First-Year Students Returning
73.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
58.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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