Hampshire College

#1066 / #324
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School
Private liberal arts college in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States

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About Hampshire College

According to Wikipedia, Hampshire College is a private liberal arts college in Amherst, Massachusetts. It was opened in 1970 as an experiment in alternative education, in association with four other colleges in the Pioneer Valley: Amherst College, Smith College, Mount Holyoke College, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Together they are known as the Five College Consortium. The campus also houses the National Yiddish Book Center and Eric Carle Museum, and hosts the annual Hampshire College Summer Studies in Mathematics.

Hampshire College's Online Degrees

Hampshire College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

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How Much Does Hampshire College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)

How Much Do Hampshire College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Hampshire College, then you can expect to earn an average of $39,900 per year. You also have a 86% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Hampshire College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

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Where is Hampshire College?

Hampshire College is located at 893 West St, Amherst MA 01002-5001

How Safe is Hampshire College?

Hampshire College has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%. Amherst has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Hampshire College Known For?

Hampshire College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Hampshire College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Hampshire College's Most Influential Alumni?

Hampshire College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Psychology, Anthropology, and Literature. Here are some of Hampshire College's most famous alumni:

Gary Marcus
Gary Marcus
An American psycholinguist.
Jon Krakauer
Jon Krakauer
An American writer and journalist.
Alan Edelman
Alan Edelman
An American mathematician and computer scientist.
George Bonanno
George Bonanno
An American psychologist.
Ken Burns
Ken Burns
An American documentary filmmaker.
Naomi Wallace
Naomi Wallace
An American playwright.
David Shulkin
A 9th United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
Benjamin Mako Hill
Benjamin Mako Hill
A Debian hacker, intellectual property researcher, activist and author.
Tom Hull
An American mathematician.
Heather Boushey
Heather Boushey
An American economist.
Aaron Lansky
An American book collector.
Ellis Henican
Ellis Henican
An American political analyst.

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