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 Hampshire College

Hampshire College - Amherst, MA

893 West St, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002-5001

General information:(413)549-4600
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Type:4-Year,Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Rural: Fringe
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:1,500( All undergraduate )
Student-to-faculty ratio:12 to 1
Admissions
Apply Online
Financial Aid
Net Price Calculator
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
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
More than 3%
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $39,912 $41,299 $42,900 -4%
Out-of-state $39,912 $41,299 $42,900 -4%
Books and supplies $500 $700 $700 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $10,433 $10,798 $11,180 -3%
Other $600 $700 $700 0%
Off Campus
Room and board $10,433 $10,798 $11,180 -4%
Other $600 $700 $700 0%
Off Campus with Family
Other $600 $700 $700 0%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $51,445 $53,497 $55,480 -4%
Off Campus $51,445 $53,497 $55,480 -4%
Off Campus with Family $41,012 $42,699 $44,300 -5%
Out-of-state
On Campus $51,445 $53,497 $55,480 -4%
Off Campus $51,445 $53,497 $55,480 -4%
Off Campus with Family $41,012 $42,699 $44,300 -5%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $41,900
In-state fees $1,000
Out-of-state tuition $41,900
Out-of-state fees $1,000
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 366 88% --
Grant or scholarship aid 358 86% $8,483,440 $23,697
Federal grants 90 22% $525,862 $5,843
Pell grants 90 22% $373,737 $4,153
Other federal grants 59 14% $152,125 $2,578
State/local government grant or scholarships 30 7% $37,718 $1,257
Institutional grants or scholarships 357 85% $7,919,860 $22,184
Student loan aid 257 61% $1,331,085 $5,179
Federal student loans 256 61% $1,163,190 $4,544
Other student loans 12 3% $167,895 $13,991
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 1,223 80% $29,619,303 $24,219
Pell grants 328 21% $1,322,536 $4,032
Federal student loans 811 53% $4,736,339 $5,840

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$30,001 - $48,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$48,001 - $75,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$75,001 - $110,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$110,001 and more Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

• 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 (lower of in-district or in-state), 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.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 1,500
Undergraduate enrollment 1,500
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 48
Graduate enrollment 0
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$60

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,517 943 1,574
Percent admitted 71% 67% 74%
Percent admitted who enrolled 67% 16% 13%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank X
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations X
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 277 76%
ACT 113 31%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 590 700
SAT Math 540 650
SAT Writing 580 670
ACT Composite 25 29
ACT English . .
ACT Math . .
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

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

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, 83 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division II (without football)MenWomen
Basketball 1211
Soccer 2020
Track and Field, X-Country 61

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education05/01/1974 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

No Records Found

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations30 0
Liquor law violations010
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 000
Drug law violations 200
Liquor law violations 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 3117
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 23165
Motor vehicle theft 010
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 3107
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 19123
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
• (!) 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

• This institution is not found on the current Federal loan default rates database.

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page.

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMBachelor's degree
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences Colleges
Agriculture, General5
Category total5
Architecture and Related Services Colleges
Architecture4
Category total4
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
African Studies0
African-American/Black Studies0
American Indian/Native American Studies2
American/United States Studies/Civilization1
East Asian Studies4
European Studies/Civilization1
Gay/Lesbian Studies2
Latin American Studies5
Near and Middle Eastern Studies0
South Asian Studies0
Women's Studies4
Category total19
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Animal Behavior and Ethology0
Biology/Biological Sciences, General12
Neurobiology and Anatomy0
Category total12
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies1
Category total1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Speech Communication and Rhetoric6
Category total6
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Science9
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design0
Category total9
Education Colleges
Education, General8
Category total8
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
Creative Writing29
English Language and Literature, General12
Category total41
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Linguistics4
Category total4
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Public Health, Other10
Category total10
History Colleges
History, General8
Category total8
Legal Professions and Studies Colleges
Legal Studies, General5
Category total5
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other0
Category total0
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Mathematics, General2
Category total2
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology1
Cognitive Science2
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis16
International/Global Studies1
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other1
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution0
Category total21
Natural Resources and Conservation Colleges
Environmental Studies5
Category total5
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Philosophy5
Religion/Religious Studies5
Category total10
Physical Sciences Colleges
Astronomy0
Chemistry, General3
Physical Sciences0
Physics, General1
Category total4
Psychology Colleges
Psychology, General10
Category total10
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Public Policy Analysis, General0
Category total0
Social Sciences Colleges
Anthropology11
Economics, General10
International Relations and Affairs1
Political Science and Government, General10
Sociology7
Urban Studies/Affairs5
Category total44
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art History, Criticism and Conservation5
Dance, General4
Design and Applied Arts, Other8
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General16
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other20
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other17
Music, General10
Category total80
Grand total308