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College Deliberately: Hampshire College

Hampshire College is a very small, private not-for-profit, four-year College that emphasizes culture, character and career located in a suburb of Amherst, MA. It is known for Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Fine Arts and Art Studies and Creative Writing.

Hampshire College

place 893 West St, Amherst, MA 01002-5001
phone Phone: (413) 549-4600
web Web: http://www.hampshire.edu/
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Accreditation

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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Hampshire College New England Commission of Higher Education Accredited 1974-05-01 2028-06-30
The complete list of accredited programs and locations for Hampshire College is available for members.
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
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The mission of Hampshire College is to foster a lifelong passion for learning, inquiry, and ethical citizenship that inspires students to contribute to knowledge, justice, and positive change in the world and, by doing so, to transform higher education.

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Student Centeredness

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The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
38% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Tuition for Hampshire College is in the 95.7 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as extraordinarily expensive.
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