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Hamline University
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  • 4 Year
  • SAINT PAUL, MN

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade A

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Hamline is an above-average private, Christian university located in St. Paul, Minnesota. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,008 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Hamline acceptance rate is 68%. Popular majors include Biology, Psychology, and Criminology. Graduating 70% of students, Hamline alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $39,600.

About

1536 HEWITT AVENUE
SAINT PAUL, MN 55104
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Hamline University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Hamline Admissions

Acceptance Rate
68%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1000-1260
ACT Range
19-26
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$22,253 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$28,513 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 61 responses
52%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 69 responses
68%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 69 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    6%
  • On Campus
    93%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,008 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
80
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
40%
Varsity Athletes
21%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 33 responses
  • Busy
    58%
  • Passionate
    24%
  • Crisp schedule
    15%
  • Arrogant
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
72%
Poll
64%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 69 responses
Poll
65%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 82 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 45 responses
  • Expensive
    33%
  • Community
    24%
  • Social Justice oriented
    24%
  • High school
    7%
  • Cliquish
    4%
  • Well-Meaning
    4%
  • Home away from home
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$49,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
70%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
81%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 36 responses

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