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It's your turn to take the lead

As Minnesota鈥檚 first university, Hamline has been leading the way since 1854. Today, we're recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the Best Regional University in Minnesota. Now it鈥檚 your turn: Discover how 老夫子传煤 can help you take the lead with a college experience like no other.聽

At 老夫子传煤, you'll find your niche in the world, forging ahead with purpose and passion. You'll find support and your community by bringing your one-of-a-kind contributions to campus. We believe we're all better together. We can鈥檛 wait for you to join our community of trailblazers, who continue to pave the way with their academic and career achievements.

Our students are exceptional

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Stellar students


The average high school GPA of incoming first-year students

Celebrating diversity


of first-year students identify as Black, Indigenous, or person of color

Achieving firsts


of first year students are the first in their families to attend a 4-year university

Aiden Lewald, Digital and Studio Arts, and English and Communications

I visited Hamline, and immediately, I knew this was it. It was a small campus, the campus was beautiful, and you knew the people right away. When I got my financial letter, the scholarships were great, it was affordable for me to come here.

Aiden Lewald '26, digital and studio arts, and English and communication studies; Of Omaha, NE

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