#10 Best Private Colleges in Minnesota

Hamline University

Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Student Population
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Location Saint Paul, Minnesota
Online hamline.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Hamline University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Hamline University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the United Methodist faith. In the most recent statistical year 4,602 prospective students applied, and 3,117 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 547 enrolled in the school.  2,097 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,429 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $41,734 plus fees of $1,040. Hamline University is ranked 304 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Hamline University is rated within the top 37% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1000/1260
ACT 19/26
GPA 3.48
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jun 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Hamline University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$690
Other Fees$1,040
Room and Board $10,592
Budget for Other Expenses$1,200
Total One Year Cost$55,256

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$55,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
68% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Hamline University students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 21%
Business 15%
Psychology 12%
English and Literature 7%
Legal Professions 6%

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