Resources › For Students and Parents Hamline University Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More Share Flipboard Email Print Hamline University. erin.kkr / Flickr For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated September 30, 2017 Hamline University Admissions Overview: Hamline University has an acceptance rate of 70%, meaning that its admissions are not highly selective. 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 (2016): Hamline University Acceptance Rate: 70%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 470 / 610SAT Math: 490 / 620SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanTop Minnesota colleges SAT score comparisonACT Composite: 21 / 27ACT English: 20 / 27ACT Math: 21 / 26What these ACT numbers meanTop Minnesota colleges ACT score comparison 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 (2016): Total Enrollment: 3,852 (2,184 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 40% Male / 60% Female96% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $39,181Books: $480 (why so much?)Room and Board: $9,894Other Expenses: $1,200Total Cost: $50,755 Hamline University Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 100%Loans: 75%Average Amount of AidGrants: $25,007Loans: $8,662 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): 79%4-Year Graduation Rate: 51%6-Year Graduation Rate: 59% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Football, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field, Basketball, Baseball, Ice Hockey, Cross CountryWomen's Sports: Basketball, Track and Field, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Soccer, Ice Hockey, Gymnastics Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics More Minnesota Colleges - Information and Admissions Data: Augsburg | Bethel | Carleton | Concordia College Moorhead | Concordia University Saint Paul | Crown | Gustavus Adolphus | Hamline | Macalester | Minnesota State Mankato | North Central | Northwestern College | Saint Benedict | St. Catherine | Saint John's | Saint Mary's | St. Olaf | St. Scholastica | St. Thomas | UM Crookston | UM Duluth | UM Morris | UM Twin Cities | Winona State 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."