Hampshire College
#613 Overall Influence#955 Desirability Rank

Hampshire College

Private liberal arts college in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States

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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.

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893 West St, Amherst MA 01002-5001

On Campus Crime Rates

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31 per 100k

Violent Crime

1 per 100k

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6 per 100k

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2 per 100k

Influential People

Who are Hampshire College's Most influential alumni?

Hampshire College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of . Hampshire College’s most academically influential people include Joshua Beckman, Johnny Dwork, and Suzanne Greenberg.

Joshua Beckman
Joshua Beckman

American writer

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Johnny Dwork

Flying disc world champion

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Suzanne Greenberg

American writer

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G. Philip Robertson

American biologist

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Meguey Baker

American roleplaying game designer

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Nancy Grimm

American ecologist

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Thomas H. Stoner Jr.

American entrepreneur and writer

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Mequitta Ahuja

African American artist

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Daniel Licht

American film composer and musician

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Maggie Thrash
Maggie Thrash

American author

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Susan Mikula

American artist and photographer

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Rod Roddenberry
Rod Roddenberry

American television producer

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