Founded in 1854, Hamline is Minnesota's first university and among the first coeducational institutions in the nation. Today it is home to approximately 5,000 undergraduate, graduate, and law students, working to develop their intellectual, creative, and leadership potential. Undergraduates choose from 41 majors and participate in more than 80 student organizations and 19 athletic teams, as well as internships, collaborative research, and study abroad. Hamline is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. It is the top-ranked and only "Great Schools, Great Prices" Minnesota university of its class, according to U.S. News & World Report.
Hamline University at a Glance
- Undergraduate: 2,140
- Graduate: 2,543
- Student/faculty ratio: 12:1
- Average class size: 18
- Number undergraduate majors: 41
- 78% White, 7% Black, 5% Hispanic, 6% Asian, 1% American Indian or Alaska Native, <1% Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, 3% Multiracial
First-Year Student Profile
- Average ACT score: The middle 50% of enrolled students had ACT composite scores between 21 and 27. 90% of students presented the ACT as part of their applications.
- Average SAT score: Middle 50% ranges for SAT Math: 450-595, SAT Reading: 450-600, SAT Writing: 455-590. 13% of students submitted the SAT as part of their applications.
- High school GPA: 3.4
- Percentage from Minnesota: 78%
- Percentage who live on campus: 85%
- 2013-14 undergraduate tuition and fees: $35,090
- Room and board: $9,090
- Percentage first-time undergraduates receiving financial-aid: More than 90% of students receive need- or merit-based scholarships and financial aid.
- United Methodist