Hamline University

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Hamline University can be found in Saint Paul, MN, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Around 5,500 students are enrolled at Hamline University.

Many of the students getting into this school earned an SAT score between 1450 - 1850, or got accepted with an ACT composite score between 21 - 27. We were able to estimate the Hamline University average GPA (3.13 - 3.52) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Hamline University admits roughly 70% of students applying per year. Of those that are admitted, nearly 24% enrolled. You can get more information from the admissions office website at hamline.edu.

Overall Hamline University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Hamline University was reported as 65.6% in Fall 2013 with over 3,430 college applications submitted to Hamline University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1450 - 1850
  • ACT Scores: 21 - 27
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.52

How Hard Is It to Get into Hamline University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Hamline University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Hamline University has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 75.2%
  • 2010-2011: 77.1%
  • 2011-2012: 71.5%
  • 2012-2013: 70.0%
  • 2013-2014: 65.6%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 69.8%

How Does Hamline University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Hamline University is eighteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Macalester College34.2%
Augsburg College60.9%
Northwestern College69.2%
North Central University95.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Hamline University (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading480 - 640
Math500 - 600
Writing470 - 610
Total Score1450 - 1850
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 28
Math21 - 27
Composite Score21 - 27
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