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IPEDS ID: 166018
OPE ID: 00466100
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Hampshire College
893 West St, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002-5001
General information:  (413) 549-4600
Website:  www.hampshire.edu
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:  Suburb: Large
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  1,492 (all undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  11 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
9%
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2013Full timePart time
Total faculty1370
Instructional1370
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
Tuition and fees$41,299$42,900$44,700$46,6254.3%
Books and supplies$700$700$750$7500.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$10,798$11,180$11,620$12,0303.5%
Other$700$700$750$7500.0%
Off Campus
Room and board$10,798$11,180$11,120$11,1200.0%
Other$700$700$750$7500.0%
Off Campus with Family
Other$700$700$750$7500.0%
Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
On Campus$53,497$55,480$57,820$60,1554.0%
Off Campus$53,497$55,480$57,320$59,2453.4%
Off Campus with Family$42,699$44,300$46,200$48,1254.2%
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Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2012-2013
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid131388%————
Grant or scholarship aid31287%$6,691,943$21,449
Federal grants5315%$295,476$5,575
Pell grants5315%$221,476$4,179
Other federal grants247%$74,000$3,083
State/local government grant or scholarships216%$24,604$1,172
Institutional grants or scholarships25471%$6,371,863$25,086
Student loan aid21059%$1,384,810$6,594
Federal student loans21059%$1,083,733$5,161
Other student loans144%$301,077$21,506
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid11,19682%$29,426,957$24,604
Pell grants31722%$1,330,478$4,197
Federal student loans86959%$5,048,156$5,809
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2010-20112011-20122012-2013
Average net price$29,770$31,142$36,334
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2010-20112011-20122012-2013
$0 – $30,000$18,817$17,349$23,475
$30,001 – $48,000$21,339$20,063$26,161
$48,001 – $75,000$23,796$25,245$26,887
$75,001 – $110,000$24,312$27,667$31,828
$110,001 and more$34,499$38,815$40,120
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2013
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)1,492
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment73
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 100%
Part-time: 0%Student Gender:
Male: 43%
Female: 57%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 2%
Black or African American: 3%
Hispanic/Latino: 9%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 66%
Two or more races: 5%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 8%
Non-resident alien: 6%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 97%
25 and over: 3%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 20%
Out-of-state: 72%
Foreign countries: 7%
Unknown: 2%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2012.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 100%
Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $60
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants2,8561,0491,807
Percent admitted64%62%65%
Percent admitted who enrolled20%25%17%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
RecommendationsX
Formal demonstration of competenciesX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 81%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012 and Returned in Fall 2013
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 80 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2013.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 66%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2005]
4-year: 51%
6-year: 61%
8-year: 74%
[Began in Fall 2007]
4-year: 56%
6-year: 66%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2005 or Fall 2007
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 65%
Female: 67%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 100%
Asian: 53%
Black or African American: 54%
Hispanic/Latino: 67%
White: 65%
Two or more races: 88%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 60%
Non-resident alien: 87%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelor
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Agriculture, General5
Category total5
Architecture and Related Services
Architecture4
Category total4
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African Studies4
African-American/Black Studies1
American Indian/Native American Studies0
American/United States Studies/Civilization6
East Asian Studies3
European Studies/Civilization1
Gay/Lesbian Studies4
Latin American Studies6
Near and Middle Eastern Studies4
South Asian Studies1
Women's Studies3
Category total33
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Animal Behavior and Ethology5
Biology/Biological Sciences, General10
Neurobiology and Anatomy4
Category total19
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies3
Category total3
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0
Category total0
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science6
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design5
Category total11
Education
Education, General15
Category total15
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing17
English Language and Literature, General10
Category total27
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Linguistics0
Category total0
Health Professions and Related Programs
Public Health, Other9
Category total9
History
History, General9
Category total9
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Studies, General2
Category total2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other0
Category total0
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General5
Category total5
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology5
Cognitive Science2
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis7
International/Global Studies0
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other1
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution0
Category total15
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies15
Category total15
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy4
Religion/Religious Studies3
Category total7
Physical Sciences
Astronomy0
Chemistry, General3
Physical Sciences0
Physics, General2
Category total5
Psychology
Psychology, General18
Category total18
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Policy Analysis, General1
Category total1
Social Sciences
Anthropology10
Economics, General5
International Relations and Affairs1
Political Science and Government, General2
Sociology3
Urban Studies/Affairs4
Category total25
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation4
Dance, General5
Design and Applied Arts, Other6
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General17
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other27
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other20
Music, General9
Category total88
Grand total316
2012-2013 Varsity Athletes
Other DivisionMenWomen
Basketball1212
Soccer2020
Track and Field, X-Country74
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education5/1/1974 -  Accredited
2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession001
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations100
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Illegal weapons possession001
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible11713
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery001
Aggravated assault001
Burglary16511
Motor vehicle theft101
Arson008
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible10711
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery001
Aggravated assault000
Burglary12311
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson004
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201120102009
Default rate3.2%2.5%0.0%
Number in default960
Number in repayment274238272
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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