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Hamline University
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  • 4 Year
  • SAINT PAUL, MN

Report Card

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

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Hamline is a private, Christian university located in St. Paul, Minnesota. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,747 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Hamline acceptance rate is 76%. Popular majors include Biology, Psychology, and Legal Studies. Graduating 65% of students, Hamline alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $39,600.

About

1536 HEWITT AVE
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
76%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1170-1280
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
$20,239 / 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
$33,237 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 64 responses
49%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 76 responses
70%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 76 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
2
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    59%
  • On Campus
    38%
  • Online
    3%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,747 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
70
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
47%
Varsity Athletes
24%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 40 responses
  • Busy
    60%
  • Passionate
    23%
  • Crisp schedule
    13%
  • Arrogant
    3%
  • Stressed
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
55%
Poll
67%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 76 responses
Poll
64%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 89 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 52 responses
  • Expensive
    33%
  • Social Justice oriented
    25%
  • Community
    23%
  • Cliquish
    6%
  • High school
    6%
  • Well-Meaning
    6%
  • Home away from home
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$49,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
65%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
79%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 38 responses

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