Hampshire College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$50,030
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$27,680
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
5.65%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
58.8%
1,202 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
522
100% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
66%
214 Graduates

About

Hampshire College is a higher education institution located in Hampshire County, MA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Hampshire College were Other Film & Photographic Arts (29 degrees awarded), General Art Studies (24 degrees), and Creative Writing (15 degrees).

In 2020, 274 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Hampshire College. 62.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (175 degrees), 6.25 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (28 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Hampshire College is $50,030, which is $21,630 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Hampshire College is $50,030, which is $21,630 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,680.

In 2020, 97% of undergraduate students attending Hampshire College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 66% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$50,030
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Hampshire College was $50,030. The cost of tuition at Hampshire College is $21,630 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$27,680
2020 Value
22%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Hampshire College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,680. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Hampshire College grew by 22%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,120
Room and Board
$850
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Hampshire College was of $13,120 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $850. The cost of room and board increased by 4.08% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

97%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
66%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

97% of undergraduate students at Hampshire College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 2.11% with respect to 2019, when 95% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.65%
2018 Default Rate
20
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Hampshire College was 5.65%, which represents 20 out of the 354 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Hampshire College received 1,202 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 51.6% annual decline. Out of those 1,202 applicants, 707 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 58.8% acceptance rate.

There were 522 students enrolled at Hampshire College in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Hampshire College has an overall enrollment yield of 9.48%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

58.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
707
Accepted Out of 1,202

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Hampshire College was 58.8% (707 admissions from 1,202 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 1.97%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −51.6%, while admissions grew by 1.34k%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Hampshire College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Hampshire College has a total enrollment of 522 students. The full-time enrollment at Hampshire College is 522 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. 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 60.2% White, 12.5% Hispanic or Latino, 8.05% Black or African American, 5.56% Two or More Races, 3.07% Asian, 0.383% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Hampshire College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (38.3%), followed by White Male (21.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.05%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Hampshire College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 522 students. The full-time enrollment at Hampshire College is 522 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Hampshire College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Hampshire College was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Hampshire College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    314
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    65
  3. Black or African American
    42

The enrolled student population at Hampshire College is 60.2% White, 12.5% Hispanic or Latino, 8.05% Black or African American, 5.56% Two or More Races, 3.07% Asian, 0.383% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 31 students (5.94%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 70 more women than men received degrees from Hampshire College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Hampshire College is white (175 degrees awarded). There were 6.25 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (28 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Hampshire College is Other Film & Photographic Arts (29 degrees awarded), followed by General Art Studies (24 degrees) and Creative Writing (15 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Hampshire College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Cultural & Gender Studies (19 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (88 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hampshire College are Other managers (109,631 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (102,630 people), Architects, except landscape and naval (99,201 people), Graphic designers (93,739 people), and Other designers (85,652 people).

The most specialized majors at Hampshire College are Cultural & Gender Studies (19 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (88 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (6 degrees), and Communication Technologies (5 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hampshire College are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Surgeons, Aerospace engineers, Dentists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Hampshire College are Cultural & Gender Studies (19 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (88 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (6 degrees), and Communication Technologies (5 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hampshire College are Elementary & secondary schools (213,221 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (175,314 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (164,749 people), Computer Systems Design (85,948 people), and Construction (78,965 people).

The most specialized majors at Hampshire College are Cultural & Gender Studies (19 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (88 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (6 degrees), and Communication Technologies (5 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Hampshire College.
Most Common
  1. 29 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 24 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 15 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Hampshire College was Other Film & Photographic Arts with 29 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

102
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
172
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 102 degrees were awarded to men at Hampshire College, which is 0.593 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (172).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 13 degrees were awarded to men at Hampshire College in Other Film & Photographic Arts, which is 0.813 times less than the 16 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 17 degrees were awarded to women at Hampshire College in General Art Studies, which is 2.43 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

58%
100% Completion Time
66%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 58% of students graduating from Hampshire College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 66% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 67% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Hampshire College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.935% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    175 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    28 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Hampshire College is white (175 degrees awarded). There were 6.25 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (28 degrees).

6.2% of degree recipients (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    108 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    67 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Hampshire College is white female (108 degrees awarded). There were 1.61 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (67 degrees).

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Operations

Hampshire College has an endowment valued at nearly $54.6M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $812k (1.49%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Hampshire College had a total salary expenditure of $40.4M. Hampshire College employs 15 Professors, 14 Assistant professors, and 12 Associate professors. Most academics at Hampshire College are Female Professors (10), Female Assistant professors(9), and Female Associate professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hampshire College are: Service, with 56 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 39 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 30 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$54.6M
2020 Endowment
4.4%
decline from 2019

Hampshire College has an endowment valued at about $54.6M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Hampshire College declined 4.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $14.7M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.04M - Federal
  2. $137k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Hampshire College received $1.04M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $137k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$18.3M
2020 Salaries
28.1%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Hampshire College paid a median of $18.3M in salaries, which represents 45.4% of their overall expenditure ($40.4M) and a 28.1% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.31% decline from 2018 and a 1.48% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.55M
Instructional Salaries
48
Number of Employees

In 2020, Hampshire College paid a total of $3.55M to 48 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
15 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
56 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Hampshire College were Professor with 15 employees; Assistant professor with 14 employees; and Assistant professor with 12 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hampshire College were Service with 56 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 39 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 30 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Hampshire College was Female Professor with 10 employees, Female Assistant professor with 9 employees, and Female Associate professor with 8 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Hampshire College.

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