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Hampshire College

Overview
Type of school: Private institution
Year founded: 1965
Affiliation: None
Academic calendar: 4-1-4
Undergraduate student body: 1,448
Environment: Rural
Endowment: $39,695,445
Admissions Address

893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002

Website

http://www.hampshire.edu

Admissions E-mail

admissions@hampshire.edu


 

QuickFacts
Selectivity: More Selective
Average high school GPA: 3.4
Send application by: January 15
Admissions Contact Information
Admissions director: Karen S. Parker
Admissions office telephone: (413) 559-5471
Fall 2008 Admissions Deadlines Regular decision
Send application by: January 15
Decision sent by: April 1
Accept offer by: May 1
Early decision
Send application by: November 15
 
Decision sent by: December 15
Early action
Send application by: December 1
 
Decision sent by: February 1
Application fee: $55
Is the fee refundable? No
Can fee be waived for students with financial need? Yes
Does school have a waiting list? Yes
Can admission be deferred? Yes
Accepted application formats:
Applications on floppy disks: No
Applications via E-mail: No
Tuition deposit: $400 (Nonrefundable)
Room deposit: $400 (Nonrefundable)
Admissions Requirements
High school completion requirement: High school diploma is required and GED is accepted
General college-preparatory program: Required
Distribution of high school units required and/or recommended*
  Units Required Units Recommended
English 4 4
Mathematics 4 4
Science 4 4
Lab 2 2
Foreign language 3 3
Social studies 2 2
History 2 2
Academic electives N/A N/A
Total academic units 19 19

*One unit equals one year of study or its equivalent.
 
Campus visit: Recommended
Admissions interview: Recommended
Off-campus interview: May be arranged
 
Does the college use SAT or ACT scores in admissions decisions for first-time, first-year applicants? Yes
SAT/ACT requirements: Neither SAT nor ACT required.
SAT/ACT scores must be received by: February 1
Tests accepted for Fall 2008 entering class: ACT with writing, ACT without writing
SAT Subject Test scores must be received by: February 1
 
Open admission policy? No
What is the relative importance of specific academic factors in admission decisions?
Rigor of secondary school record: Important
 
Class rank: Considered
Academic GPA: Considered
Standardized test scores: Considered
Application essay: Very important
Recommendation: Important
What is the relative importance of specific nonacademic factors in admission decisions?
Interview: Considered
Extracurricular activities: Important
Talent/ability: Important
Character/personal qualities: Very important
First generation: Not considered
Alumni/ae relation: Considered
Geographical residence: Not considered
State residency: Not considered
Religious affiliation/commitment: Not considered
Racial/ethnic status: Considered
Volunteer work: Considered
Work experience: Considered
Level of applicant's interest: Important
2006-2007 Admissions Statistics
Selectivity: More Selective
Overall acceptance rate: 56%
Early-decision acceptance rate: 69%
Early-action acceptance rate: N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early-action and early-decision students): 56%
Total applicants: 2,454
Total acceptances: 1,386
Total freshman enrollment: 403
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision: 13%
Male applicants: 963
Male acceptances: 513
Male freshman enrollment: 154
 
Female applicants: 1,491
Female acceptances: 873
Female freshman enrollment: 249
Out-of-state freshmen: 85%
 
Qualified applicants offered a place on waiting list: 401
Applicants accepting a place on waiting list: 223
Students enrolled from waiting list: 22

 2006-2007 Freshman Class Profile
Top 10 percent of high school class: 25%
Top 25 percent of high school class: 59%
Top 50 percent of high school class: 88%
 
First-year students submitting high school class standing: 44%
Average high school GPA: 3.4
 
First-year students submitting GPA: 89%
 
First-year students submitting SAT scores: 84%
SAT scores (25/75 percentile):
Critical Reading: 610 – 700
Math: 540 – 660
Combined: 1150 – 1360

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  SAT Critical Reading SAT Math
700-800 29.0% 11.0%
600-699 52.0% 44.0%
500-599 17.0% 35.0%
400-499 2.0% 9.0%
300-399 0.0% 1.0%
200-299 0.0% 0.0%

 
First-year students submitting ACT scores: 20%
ACT scores (25/75 percentile):
English: N/A
Math: N/A
Composite: 26 – 29

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math
30-36 25.0% N/A N/A
24-29 66.0% N/A N/A
18-23 9.0% N/A N/A
12-17 0.0% N/A N/A
6-11 0.0% N/A N/A
Below 6 0.0% N/A N/A

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