Hampshire College Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Amherst, MA, Hampshire College is one of the best universities in the state of Massachusetts. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Hampshire College in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Hampshire College.

893 West Street Amherst, MA 01002
Phone: (413) 559-5471
Email: admissions@hampshire.edu
Web site: http://www.hampshire.edu

Rankings: Hampshire College

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 105
Score: 50
Peer college rating (out of 5) 3.0
Graduation and retention ranking: 121
Average freshman retention rate: 79.5%
6-year graduation rate: 67.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 68%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): -1
Faculty resources ranking: 113
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 66.4%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 0.0%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 11:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 81.7%
Student selectivity ranking: 113
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1150-1360
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 25%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 56%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 53.1%
Financial resources rank: 87
Alumni giving rank: 199
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 14.9%

Hampshire College History

Essential Facts: Hampshire College

  • Hampshire College hasn’t explicitly named a policy on SAT/ACT requirements, but because it’s published average SAT or ACT scores (we’ll cover this next), it’s likely test flexible.
  • With a matching grant from the Ford Foundation, Hampshire’s first trustees purchased 800 acres (3.2 km 2) of orchard and farmland in South Amherst, Massachusetts
  • Hampshire College is a private liberal arts college in Amherst, Massachusetts.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 90%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 0%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 0%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 90%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? No
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 40%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, other
Collegiate athletic association: N/A
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society