Admission at Hamline University
Prepare to become a leader
Become what you’ve always imagined. Someone full of purpose and passion, making your mark in the world and inspiring others along the way. Whether you’re graduating from high school, looking to finish your undergraduate degree, pursuing graduate studies, or seeking professional development, Hamline has a track for you. Everyone is welcome here, from soon-to-be doctors and emerging writers to future engineers and working professionals. So explore your potential with us. No matter what you want to study, you’ll benefit from Hamline’s foundational principles of ethical leadership and real-world education.
We’re here to equip you with all the tools you’ll need to ensure the diploma you walk out with truly makes a difference. The Hamline experience is one that prepares you to take the lead—in your community, at your job, and in your world.
Why choose Hamline?
Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as both the best regional and the best value university in Minnesota
We know the cost of your education matters. Hamline is more affordable than many public universities
At Hamline, we make sure you graduate prepared for your first career — and every career thereafter
First year admission
Make your education a life-changing adventure. At Hamline, you’ll be part of a community, not just a classroom. Pursue your major and get hands-on experience for your future career, all with our dedicated support services.
Our innovative graduate offerings range from business, education, and creative writing to legal studies programs. With flexible degree options and specialized learning, each program is designed for your next career move.
We know transfer students—and we know you need options. Join our on-campus program to finish your degree.
Online bachelor's completion admission
Looking for a fully online option? We help transfer students finish their bachelor’s degree entirely online. Receive an exemplary education that lets you balance work and family. Discover how you can complete college with a major in business or psychology.
Students from all over the world can find a home here. Learn how to apply to Hamline as an international undergraduate or graduate student.
So you’ve joined the Piper family and are ready to start your journey. Congrats! Get quick and easy access to important information, including everything you need for orientation and move-in day.
Other program offerings
The Postsecondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) program gives high schoolers the opportunity to take college-level courses for credit.
Find your program
From biochemistry to women’s studies, Hamline has a broad range of programs that will take your educational pursuits to the next level.
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No matter what kind of student you are, you’ll find everything you need to get started with your application.
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