Hamline University is the first university in Minnesota and is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. This private coeducational institution was founded in 1854 with a primary campus located in the Midway district of Saint Paul. Hamline has a total enrollment of approximately 4,600 students, including a College of Liberal Arts, School of Business, the Hamline University School of Law and other Graduate Studies programs.
Creative and innovative teaching and learning attract a diverse student body of nearly 4,900 undergraduate and graduate students to Hamline University. Hamline students develop an individual and community ethic of social justice, civic responsibility, and inclusive leadership and service.
Hamline University provides not a typical college education, but an extraordinary one. Many students from all over the country and world come to study here. They form a community of scholars, vibrant leaders, compassionate citizens, and lifelong friends.
The University recognizes its roots in the traditions and values of the United Methodist Church. In this way, it aspires to the highest standards for creation, dissemination, and practical application of knowledge; rigor, creativity, and innovation in teaching, learning, and research; multicultural competencies in local and global contexts; the development and education of the whole person; an individual and community ethic of social justice, civic responsibility, and inclusive leadership and service.
All of Hamline's schools offer continuing education programs for adult learners, including post-baccalaureate, certificate, licensure, and credit programs.
This University aims to enrich studentsí academic lives by offering accurate and timely academic advising, writing center and tutoring consultations, and academic skills assistance. The University also seeks to empower students to make effective educational choices based on their multidimensional and diverse life and vocational goals.