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Hamline University
St. Paul, MN
Hamline, founded in 1854, is a church-affiliated university. Its 50-acre campus is located in the Midway section of St. Paul.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 2,184
   Women 1,307 (59.8%)
   Men 877 (40.2%)
Graduate Students 1,668
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 3.46
SAT Math 549 average
490-620 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 548 average
470-610 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 24 average
21-27 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $50,723
  Tuition and Fees $39,629
  Room and Board $9,894
Average Percent of Need Met 85%
Average Freshman Award $32,000
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System 4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 163
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
St. Paul Population 290,770
Nearest Metropolitan Area Minneapolis-St. Paul
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 83% of freshmen, 41% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Piper
Sororities 31% of women participate
Fraternities 25% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.2% Asian
6.3% Black/African-American
7.8% Hispanic/Latino
6.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
70.6% White
2.3% Unknown
International Students 1.5% from 35 countries
First-Year Students Returning 79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 51.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 30.0%