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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:  508 (all undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  11 to 1
Special Learning Opportunities
Study abroad
Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
47.00%
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
For-credit instruction programs offered
Academic
Noncredit education offered
Institution does not offer noncredit education
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2022Full timePart time
Total faculty4015
Instructional4015
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 year2019-20202020-20212021-20222022-2023% change 2021-2022 to 2022-2023
Tuition and fees$52,068$51,768$52,738$54,4523.3%
Books and supplies$850$850$850$1,00017.6%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$14,120$14,020$14,432$14,4320.0%
Other$1,050$1,050$1,050$1,49041.9%
Off Campus
Room and board$12,120$12,020$12,020$14,43220.1%
Other$1,050$1,050$1,050$1,49041.9%
Off Campus with Family
Other$1,050$1,050$1,050$1,49041.9%
Total Expenses2019-20202020-20212021-20222022-2023% change 2021-2022 to 2022-2023
On Campus$68,088$67,688$69,070$71,3743.3%
Off Campus$66,088$65,688$66,658$71,3747.1%
Off Campus with Family$53,968$53,668$54,638$56,9424.2%
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Alternative Tuition Plans and Promise Program
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
  • Does not participate in Promise program
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2021-2022
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber awarded aidPercent awarded aidTotal amount of aid awardedAverage amount of aid awarded
Any student financial aid1130100%————
Grant or scholarship aid130100%$5,828,525$44,835
Federal grants130100%$779,677$5,998
Pell grants6147%$309,106$5,067
Other federal grants130100%$470,571$3,620
State/local government grant or scholarships2318%$98,974$4,303
Institutional grants or scholarships130100%$4,949,874$38,076
Student loan aid8364%$500,090$6,025
Federal student loans8364%$438,700$5,286
Other student loans(*)3%(*)(*)
  • 1 Includes students awarded Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
  • (*) Number awarded aid and total and average amounts of aid awarded are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber awarded aidPercent awarded aidTotal amount of aid awardedAverage amount of aid awarded
Degree/certificate-seeking
Grant or scholarship aid1465100%$18,540,201$39,871
Pell grants17437%$881,007$5,063
Federal student loans29664%$1,897,434$6,410
Non-degree/non-certificate-seeking
Grant or scholarship aid17100%$386,191$55,170
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid awarded, 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.
2019-20202020-20212021-2022
Average net price$27,680$30,168$24,087
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2019-20202020-20212021-2022
$0 – $30,000$11,780$19,536$15,172
$30,001 – $48,000$14,327$17,177$12,986
$48,001 – $75,000$12,886$23,545$19,033
$75,001 – $110,000$32,426$30,744
$110,001 and more$46,655$41,692$40,137
  • 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 awarded 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 2022
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)508
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment36
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 100%
Part-time: 0%Student Gender:
Male: 37%
Female: 63%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 2%
Black or African American: 7%
Hispanic/Latino: 15%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 56%
Two or more races: 8%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%
U.S. Nonresident: 7%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 96%
25 and over: 4%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 27%
Out-of-state: 68%
Foreign countries: 5%
Unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2021.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled exclusively in distance education courses: 0%
Enrolled in some, but not all, distance education courses: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education courses: 100%
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2022
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants2,0907201,196
Percent admitted69%61%70%
Percent admitted who enrolled16%16%13%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequired to be consideredNot required, but consideredNot considered
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
RecommendationsX
Formal demonstration of competenciesX
Work experienceX
Personal statement or essayX
Legacy statusNot applicableX
Admission test scoresRequired to be consideredNot required, but considered (Test Optional)Not considered (Test Blind)
SAT / ACTX
Other Test (Wonderlic,WISC-III,etc)X
English Proficiency TestX
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: 67%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2021 and Returned in Fall 2022
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 without completing at the current 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, 85 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2022.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2016
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 60%
(*) 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 2014]
4-year: 59%
6-year: 66%
8-year: 66%
[Began in Fall 2016]
4-year: 51%
6-year: 60%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2014 or Fall 2016
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: 57%
Female: 63%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2016 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:
Asian: 70%
Black or African American: 78%
Hispanic/Latino: 51%
White: 58%
Two or more races: 50%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 67%
U.S. Nonresident: 76%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2016 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • Alternative measures of student success are reported by degree-granting institutions to describe the outcomes of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who are not only first-time, full-time students, but also part-time attending and non-first-time (transfer-in) students. These measures are also reported for students receiving Pell grants and those students that do not receive Pell grants. These measures provide the 8-year award-completion rates by award level (certificates, associate's and bachelor degrees) after entering an institution. For students who did not earn any undergraduate award after 8-years of entry, the enrollment statuses are reported as either still enrolled at the institution, or subsequently transferred out of the institution. Unlike the Graduation Rates data, all reporting institutions must report on their transfer outs regardless if the institution has a mission that provides substantial transfer preparation.
FULL-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2014-15
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 66%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 25%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 61%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 26%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 67%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 25%
FULL-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2014-15
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 82%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 6%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 65%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 9%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 91%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 5%
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2021-2022
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.
Agricultural/Animal/Plant/Veterinary Science and Related Fields
Agriculture, General1
Brewing Science0
Food Science2
Category total3
Architecture and Related Services
Architecture3
Environmental Design/Architecture1
Category total4
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
African Studies0
African-American/Black Studies2
American Indian/Native American Studies2
American/United States Studies/Civilization1
Asian Studies/Civilization1
Comparative Group Studies0
East Asian Studies0
Ethnic Studies0
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other0
European Studies/Civilization0
Gay/Lesbian Studies0
Latin American Studies2
Near and Middle Eastern Studies1
South Asian Studies0
Women's Studies1
Category total10
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Animal Behavior and Ethology3
Biology/Biological Sciences, General1
Botany/Plant Biology0
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology0
Ecology2
Evolutionary Biology0
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography0
Microbiology, General0
Molecular Biology1
Neurobiology and Anatomy1
Physiology, General0
Zoology/Animal Biology0
Category total8
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General0
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies0
Category total0
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General0
Journalism2
Mass Communication/Media Studies1
Category total3
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects0
Category total0
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Graphics1
Computer Science6
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design0
Category total7
Education
Education, General8
Category total8
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing24
English Language and Literature, General1
Category total25
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General0
Comparative Literature1
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General0
Linguistics1
Category total2
Health Professions and Related Programs
Public Health, General0
Public Health, Other0
Category total0
History
History, General5
Category total5
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Studies0
Category total0
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other0
Category total0
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General0
Category total0
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean, and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology0
Cognitive Science, General0
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis0
Human Biology0
International/Globalization Studies0
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other0
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution1
Category total1
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies4
Natural Resources/Conservation, General0
Category total4
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, and Kinesiology
Outdoor Education0
Sports Studies0
Category total0
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies1
Philosophy1
Religion/Religious Studies0
Category total2
Physical Sciences
Astronomy0
Chemistry, General3
Physical Sciences, General0
Physics, General3
Category total6
Psychology
Developmental and Child Psychology1
Psychology, General4
Category total5
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Policy Analysis, General0
Category total0
Social Sciences
Anthropology, General4
Economics, General2
International Relations and Affairs0
Political Science and Government, General1
Sociology, General10
Urban Studies/Affairs1
Category total18
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation3
Art/Art Studies, General19
Dance, General2
Design and Applied Arts, Other1
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General5
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other16
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other0
Game and Interactive Media Design6
Music, General4
Category total56
Grand total167
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2021-2022
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 1
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 0
  • Average amounts of benefits/assistance disbursed through the institution are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
RETENTION RATES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
Full-time students: 100%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution. Data on varsity athletics are submitted annually as required by the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA), by all co-educational postsecondary institutions that have an intercollegiate athletics program. For the most recent data collection, EADA did not collect data on varsity athletics for programs that were cancelled due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
New England Commission of Higher EducationAccredited since (05/01/1974)06/30/2028
  • For more detailed information on accreditation for this institution, including all actions and justification for actions, visit OPE's Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs: ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/institution-profile/121141.
On-Campus
Criminal Offenses201920202021
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape330
d. Fondling040
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape000
g. Robbery001
h. Aggravated assault010
i. Burglary601
j. Motor vehicle theft001
k. Arson010
VAWA Offenses201920202021
a. Domestic violence011
b. Dating violence033
c. Stalking110
Arrests201920202021
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
Disciplinary Actions201920202021
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.610
b. Drug abuse violations2717
c. Liquor law violations1332
On-Campus Student Housing Facilities
  • On-campus Student Housing Facilities statistics are a subset of On-Campus statistics.
Criminal Offenses201920202021
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape330
d. Fondling030
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape000
g. Robbery000
h. Aggravated assault010
i. Burglary600
j. Motor vehicle theft000
k. Arson100
VAWA Offenses201920202021
a. Domestic violence010
b. Dating violence030
c. Stalking110
Arrests201920202021
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
Disciplinary Actions201920202021
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.610
b. Drug abuse violations2711
c. Liquor law violations1330
  • 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.
  • The crime statistics displayed only includes On-Campus data associated with the main campus as listed on College Navigator. For statistics associated with each campus location, off campus data, and for additional information covering Hate Crimes, and Fire statistics see https://ope.ed.gov/campussafety.
  • The On-Campus data do not include incidents that: (a) took place on public property, including thoroughfares, streets, sidewalks, and parking facilities, that is within the campus, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus; (b) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students, and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year202020192018
Default rate0.0%2.1%5.6%
Number in default0720
Number in repayment313321354
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)