Hamline University, a nonprofit private institution, offers a variety of degree programs, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Saint Paul, MN, it offers an urban setting for students to study in. The school maintains a United Methodist affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Enrollment at Hamline University is nearly five thousand per year.
Students can select from many areas of study, including but not limited to:
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Legal Professions And Studies
- Public Administration And Social Services
To be considered for admissions, you may be required to complete an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit test scores or other school records, which are then studied by the admissions committee. A SAT or ACT exam may be required prior to applying, with scores between 1430 - 1830 for the SAT exam and in a range of 21 - 27 for the ACT exam is typical among students admitted to Hamline University. Hamline University accepts roughly 70 percent of students applying. Of those students accepted, nearly 24 percent registered for enrollment. More information on admissions can be found here.
Tuition is approximately $35,000 for the year, though it may vary based on any number of circumstances. Students should check the school's price of attendance calculator to determine a more personalized cost estimate. The price of on-campus housing is around $4,700 per year. Some students at this school may be eligible for financial aid, which is generally offered in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
The mascot for Hamline University is the "Pipers", and they participate in intercollegiate sports through oversight by the NCAA. Sports available may include:
- Baseball (NCAA Division III)
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Track & Field (NCAA Division III)
Students can visit the website to obtain a complete list of areas of study, admissions information, and more.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give an overview of the students Hamline University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Hamline University has a total student population of about 4,300. The student body is made up of 52% undergraduate students and 12% graduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are between $37,000-$44,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
- For part-time students, charges are between $1,200-$1,400 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||99%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||99%||$23,927|
|Receiving Student Loans||70%||$8,663|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, Hamline University may offer student services including:
- Distance learning
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Remedial instructional courses
- Counseling assistance
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Assistance to find work
The overall graduation rate of Hamline University is close to 66%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||60%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||5%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||2%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Law Program
- Music Program
- Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Program
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
Hamline University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Minnesota Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
- Basketball (Minnesota Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
- Track and Field (Minnesota Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
- Football (Minnesota Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
- Ice Hockey
- Swimming and Diving
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Hamline University by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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- Metropolitan State University in Saint Paul, MN (5 miles away)
- University of Wisconsin - River Falls in River Falls, WI (28 miles away)
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- Minnesota State University - Mankato in Mankato, MN (70 miles away)
- University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire in Eau Claire, WI (82 miles away)
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Hamline University for official up-to-date information.