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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
2.5% growth from 2015
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
2,219 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
100% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
271 Graduates

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The median tuition at Hampshire College is $48,810, which is $16,600 more than the national median tuition of $32,210.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $34,154.

In 2016, 91% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 60% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Hampshire College received 2,219 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 7.15% annual growth. Out of those 2,219 applicants, 1,412 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 63.6% acceptance rate.

There were 1,321 students enrolled at Hampshire College in 2016, and N/A of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Hampshire College has an overall enrollment yield of 23.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Hampshire College has a total enrollment of 1,321 students. The full-time enrollment at Hampshire College is 1,321 students and the part-time enrollment is N/A. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Hampshire College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Hampshire College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.1% White, 10.4% Hispanic or Latino, 7.04% Two or More Races, 5.6% Black or African American, 2.42% Asian, 0.15% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.08% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Hampshire College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (41.4%), followed by White Male (23.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.51%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A N/A (N/A), followed by N/A N/A (N/A) and N/A N/A (N/A).

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In 2016, 34 more women than men graduated from Hampshire College. The majority of students graduating from Hampshire College are White. These 230 graduates mean that there were 6.39 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 36 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Hampshire College is Other Film & Photographic Arts with 33 graduates, followed by Other Fine Arts & Art Studies with 28 graduates and Creative Writing with 17 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Hampshire College, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Cultural & Gender Studies, with 23 graduates, followed by Philosophy and Religious Studies with 12 graduates and Visual & Performing Arts with 101 graduates.


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Hampshire College has an endowment valued at nearly $46.1M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.01M (2.19%), compared to the 1.02% average return ($343,877 on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Hampshire College had a total expenditure of $56.5M. Of that $56.5M, they spent $26.4M on salaries and $7.25M on benefits.

Hampshire College employs 41 Assistant professors, 40 Professors, and 39 Associate professors. Most academics at Hampshire College are Female Assistant professors (23), Female Associate professors (23), and Male Professors (22).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hampshire College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 62 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 56 employees, and Management with 36 employees.



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