Hampshire

Hampshire College

Hampshire
#718 / #218
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#955
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

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation Rate
1,34075%62%

How Much Does Hampshire College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$52,738

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.

Student BodyUnder-Grads
557557

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

Literature
#319
World Rank
#370
Historical Rank
#118
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literature Degrees
Physics
#504
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#544
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#127
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physics Degrees
Computer Science
#478
World Rank
#480
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#132
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computer-science Degrees
Psychology
#331
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#354
Historical Rank
#146
USA Rank
psychology Degrees
Sociology
#563
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#579
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#155
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sociology Degrees
Anthropology
#480
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#502
Historical Rank
#160
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anthropology Degrees
Mathematics
#749
World Rank
#809
Historical Rank
#188
USA Rank
math Degrees
Communications
#665
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#684
Historical Rank
#195
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communications Degrees
History
#741
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#764
Historical Rank
#261
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history Degrees
Political Science
#1110
World Rank
#1123
Historical Rank
#278
USA Rank
political-science Degrees
Biology
#1084
World Rank
#1126
Historical Rank
#278
USA Rank
biology Degrees
Philosophy
#923
World Rank
#980
Historical Rank
#280
USA Rank
philosophy Degrees
Education
#1152
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#1156
Historical Rank
#281
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education Degrees
Economics
#1655
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#1663
Historical Rank
#299
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economics Degrees
Law
#1367
World Rank
#1375
Historical Rank
#398
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Chemistry
#2338
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#2355
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#473
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chemistry Degrees
Medical
#2238
World Rank
#2241
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#608
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medicine Degrees
Religious Studies
#4317
World Rank
#4330
Historical Rank
#923
USA Rank
religious-studies-hub Degrees

Who Are Hampshire College's Most Influential Alumni?

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

Lee Smolin
Lee Smolin
An American theoretical physicist .
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.
Ken Burns
Ken Burns
An American documentary filmmaker.
David Shulkin
A 9th United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
Tom Hull
An American mathematician.
Naomi Wallace
Naomi Wallace
An American playwright.
George Bonanno
George Bonanno
An American psychologist.
Benjamin Mako Hill
Benjamin Mako Hill
A Debian hacker, intellectual property researcher, activist and author.
Ellis Henican
Ellis Henican
An American political analyst.
Heather Boushey
Heather Boushey
An American economist.

Who Are Hampshire College's Most Influential Faculty?

Edward M. Hundert
Edward M. Hundert
An American academic.
Jules Rosskam
Jules Rosskam
An American filmmaker, artist, and educator .