Overall Hampshire College Acceptance Rate
Accepted Applicants Profile
- Average GPA: 3.4
How Hard Is It to Get into Hampshire College
Applicant Selectivity: Moderately Selective
The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Hampshire is considered moderately selective. Many accepted applicants score in the mid-range on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having a solid high school GPA and number of college prep courses.
How Does Hampshire College Compare to Other Liberal Arts Colleges in MA
Nearby College Acceptance Rates
|College of the Holy Cross||37%|
|Eastern Nazarene College||61%|
|Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts||73%|
|Mount Holyoke College||50%|
|Wheaton College (MA)||65%|
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
Prospective students must submit the Common Application, including a personal essay. Students must respond to one of three Hampshire College writing supplements.
Applicants must submit current high school transcripts, a school report and counselor recommendation. Students are required to send in two teacher letters of recommendation, with up to three more letters submitted optionally.
Applicants may also opt to include the following supplemental materials:
- Video/media supplement
- Project sample of independent or collaborative project
- An interview with a Hampshire College student or counselor
Number of Applicants, Percent Admitted, and Enrolled Students