Hampshire College

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Hampshire College



Tuition

$34,455 / year

Room and Board

$9,030

Application deadline

January 15

Application fee

$55




Educational Resources

Libraries

Shared depository collection of 175,115 volumes. Local consortial collection of 7 million volumes.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 136,326 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 2,288 current serial subscriptions.
  • 5,429 microforms.
  • 39,029 Audio/Visual items.

Museums & Art

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art; National Yiddish Book Center

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 186 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing

Services

Basic

women's center, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

math, writing

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 92% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 81% of housing units are Singles.
  • 19% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 0% of housing units are Triples.
  • In total, there are 5 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 80% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 90% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Hampshire Halloween; Spring Jam; Family and Friends;
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, music ensembles, student government, student newspaper, student film society
  • In total, there are about 85 organizations on campus.
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Center for Religious Life; Jewish Student Union; Pagan Discussion Group;
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African Women and Men's Association of Hampshire; Capoeira Latin Dance Group; Foreign and International Students at Hampshire; Students of Underrepresented Cultures and Ethnicity; Pan-Asian Students Association; RAICES (Latino Student Organization); UMOJA (Organization for Students from the African Diaspora); SISTERS (Women of Color Organization); James Baldwin Scholars
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Climber Coalition, Emergency Medical Technicians, Excalibur, Habitat for Humanity, Hampshire College Bird Club, Local Foods Initiative, Martial Arts, Queer Community Alliance, Red Scare Ultimate Frisbee, Poetry Slam Collective;
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Forward (quarterly); The Omen (monthly), The Climax (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Hartford/Springfield (40), Boston, MA (100)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Springfield, MA (19)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Amherst, MA (3)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 40% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 48% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,400
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 0% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 0% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (University of Massachusetts)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, other

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