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 50 areas of study and participate in more than 70 student organizations and 20 varsity athletic teams, as well as internships, collaborative research and study abroad opportunities. Hamline is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. It is the top-ranked and only "Great School, Great Price" Minnesota university of its class, according to U.S. News & World Report.
Hamline University at a glance
- Undergraduate: 2,157
- Graduate: 2,227
Undergraduate student distribution
- Domestic students: 72% White, 6% Black, 6% Asian, 6% Hispanic, 6% multiracial, <1% American Indian/Alaska Native, <1% Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, excludes race/ethnicity unknown
- International students are 2% of total undergraduate enrollment
- Student/faculty ratio: 13:1
- Average class size: 22
- Number undergraduate majors: 50
First-year student profile
- Average ACT score: 24.2; the middle 50% of enrolled students had ACT composite scores between 21 and 27; 91% of students presented the ACT as part of their applications.
- Average SAT score: The middle 50% ranges were 490-570 for math, 470-610 for reading and 460-620 for writing; 11% of students submitted the SAT as part of their applications.
- High school GPA: 3.41
- Percentage from Minnesota: 71%
- Percentage who live on campus: 87%
- 2015-16 undergraduate tuition and fees: $38,366
- Room and board: $9,736
- Percentage first-time undergraduates receiving financial-aid: 88%
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