Hamline, founded in 1854, is a church-affiliated university. Its 50-acre campus is located in the Midway section of St. Paul.

Website: www.hamline.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,168
Undergraduate
Students
(60.8%) 1,318 Women
(39.2%) 850 Men
1,566
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
70% of 4,252 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.43
SAT Math
510-620 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
505-640 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
20-26 range of middle 50%
See more

Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$53,346
Tuition and Fees
$41,298
Room and Board
$10,358
Average Percent of Need Met
85%
Average Freshman Award
$32,000
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$34,935
See more

Academics

Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
147
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 7% of classes
10-19 students: 44% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
See more

Campus Life

St. Paul Population
290,770
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Minneapolis-St. Paul
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
38% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Piper
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
See more

Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.9% Asian
8.7% Black/African-American
8.7% Hispanic/Latino
5.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
66.7% White
3.0% Unknown
International Students
1.2% from 39 countries
First-Year Students Returning
84.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
59.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
See more

Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   4
Science   3
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies   4
History    
Academic Electives   4

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required June 30
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Writing component recommended
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Used for admission
ACT: Used for admission

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
1536 Hewitt Avenue
City, State, Zip
St. Paul, MN 55104-1284
Phone
(651) 523-2207
Fax
(651) 523-2458
E-mail
admission@hamline.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Decision Notification
November 15
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
Not reported

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
70% of 4,252 applicants were admitted
Women
72% of 2,718 applicants were admitted
Men
68% of 1,534 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
619 (21%) of 2,989 admitted students enrolled
Women
393 (20%) of 1,951 admitted students enrolled
Men
226 (22%) of 1,038 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
87% of 31 applicants were admitted
Early Action Admission Rate
Not reported
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.43
3.75 and Above
28%
3.50 - 3.74
25%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
15%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
510-620 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
0%
Score of 500 - 600
33%
Score of 400 - 500
67%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
505-640 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
18%
Score of 600 - 700
14%
Score of 500 - 600
50%
Score of 400 - 500
18%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
23 average
20-26 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
10%
Score of 24 - 29
34%
Score of 18 - 23
50%
Score of 12 - 17
7%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 19%
Top quarter: 43%
Top half: 81%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$53,346
Tuition and Fees
$41,298
Room and Board
$10,358
Books and Supplies
$1,690
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002354
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
522 (95.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
485 (92.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
485 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
107 (22.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
85%
Average Award
$32,000
Need-Based Gift
Received by 485 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $25,648
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 399 (82.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,889
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 86 (17.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
57 (10.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,965

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,861 (89.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,728 (92.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,728 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
297 (17.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$29,877
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,725 (99.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $23,426
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,437 (83.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,926
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 211 (12.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
309 (14.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,630

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
80%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$34,935
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
Alternative loans, United Methodist Student Loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, Academic Competitiveness Grants, National SMART Grants, TEACH Grants, United Methodist Scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Previous College Experience, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
  • Chemistry, General
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Digital Arts
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Human Biology
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International/Global Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Legal Professions and Studies, Other
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music, General
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Social sciences, Business/marketing, English, Psychology, Interdisciplinary studies
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering
Special Programs
Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
147
Part-Time Faculty
150
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
45%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 7% of classes
10-19 students: 44% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 8% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 63% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 29% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
535,563
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
300
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Fine Arts, Master of Nonprofit Management, Master of Business Administration, Master in the Study of Law, Master of Public Administration

Master's Programs of Study

  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Education--General
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Education
  • Liberal Studies
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Public Administration
  • Reading Education
  • Science Education
  • Writing

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Public Administration

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Education--General
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Education
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Public Administration
  • Reading Education
  • Science Education

Location and Setting


St. Paul Population
290,770
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Minneapolis-St. Paul
Campus Size
60 acres

Weather

Temperature
2.8 average low in January, 78.8 average high in September
Rain
116 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Minneapolis-St. Paul
Nearest Train Station
2 mile(s) from campus in St. Paul

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
38% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
62%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
security cameras on campus and in residence halls, jump starts offered to those in escort range

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Piper
School Colors
Red and gray

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Football     x  
Gymnastics x      
Ice Hockey x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football    
Gymnastics x  
Ice Hockey x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football x  
Gymnastics    
Ice Hockey x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
cheerleading
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
 

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, anthro society, asian pacific american coalition, hamline student athlete advisory committee, hand in hand, pride bsa
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
2,168
Women
1,318 (60.8%)
Men
850 (39.2%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,082
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.9% Asian
8.7% Black/African-American
8.7% Hispanic/Latino
5.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
66.7% White
3.0% Unknown
International Students.
1.2% from 39 countries
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
1,566

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
84.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
59.1%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
64.6%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
67.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Business 1%
Law 5%
Arts and Sciences 3%
Medicine 2%
Veterinary Medicine 1%
Education 2%
Other 8%

A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases, copyright © 2019 Peterson's, a Nelnet company. All rights reserved."