Private 4 Year

Hampshire College Demographics & Diversity

Amherst, Massachusetts

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Hampshire College are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 33% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Hampshire College students
Race Percent of Students
White 67%
Black 4%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 7%
International 5%
Race Unknown 4%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 61% more female students than male students enrolled at Hampshire College with a gender ratio of 62% women to 38% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Hampshire College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Hampshire College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 38%
Women 62%
Enrollment by gender for Hampshire College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 457
Women 734

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very High

Hampshire College serves a very high number of out-of-state students with 86% of the student body residing outside of Massachusetts or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Hampshire College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 13%
Out of State 80%
Foreign 6%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$76,753 per year

29% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 3%
Part time Undergrads 0%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=166018 IPEDS survey data for Hampshire College.