Hampshire College Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Hampshire College is 12:1, and the school has 72.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Hampshire College include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies; English Language and Literature/Letters; Social Sciences; and Philosophy and Religious Studies. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 82.5 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required No
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts
Humanities
Sciences (biological or physical)
Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 12:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Health Professions and Related Programs 29%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 9%
English Language and Literature/Letters 8%
Social Sciences 8%
Philosophy and Religious Studies 6%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 100%
Service learning 100%
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 100%
Writing in the disciplines 100%
Undergraduate research/creative projects 100%
Learning communities 8%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified N/A
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program N/A
Institution is SOC Member N/A
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit N/A

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 83%
4-year graduation rate 54%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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