Hamline University Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More

Hamline University
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Hamline University Admissions Overview:

Hamline University has an acceptance rate of 72%, meaning that around three-quarters of applicants were admitted in 2015. Those interested in applying are encouraged to visit the campus, and should check out the school's website for application instructions and important dates and deadlines. Application materials include an application (including an essay portion), SAT or ACT scores, academic transcripts, and a teacher recommendation.

Prospective students are welcome to contact the admissions office with any questions or concerns.

Admissions Data (2015):

Hamline University Description:

Hamline University provides undergraduates with some of the advantages of a large comprehensive university in a setting that is more like a liberal arts college. Indeed, few universities of Hamline's size have a law school, a situation that provides undergraduates in legal studies with unique opportunities. The college is located in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and is affiliated with the United Methodist Church.

Hamline has a 14 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and the school's strengths in the liberal arts and sciences earned it a chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. On the athletic front, the Hamline teams compete in the NCAA Division III. Popular sports include basketball, football, hockey, swimming, and track and field.

Enrollment (2014):

  • Total Enrollment: 4,469 (2,242 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 42% Male / 58% Female
  • 96% Full-time

Costs (2015 - 16):

  • Tuition and Fees: $37,886
  • Books: $480 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $9,736
  • Other Expenses: $1,200
  • Total Cost: $49,302

Hamline University Financial Aid (2014 - 15):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 99%
    • Loans: 70%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $23,927
    • Loans: $8,663

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Biology, Business, Criminal Justice, Economics, English, Legal Studies, Political Science, Psychology

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 83%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 53%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 63%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Football, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field, Basketball, Baseball, Ice Hockey, Cross Country
  • Women's Sports: Basketball, Track and Field, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Soccer, Ice Hockey, Gymnastics

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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Hamline University Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.hamline.edu/about/mission.html

"To create a diverse and collaborative community of learners dedicated to the development of students' knowledge, values and skills for successful lives of leadership, scholarship, and service."