• Graduate Admission

  • Graduate Admission

    Phone: 651-523-2900
    Fax: 651-523-3058 

    Hamline University 
    1536 Hewitt Avenue
    Saint Paul, MN 55104

  • MPA Admission

    For the Master in Public Administration we seek individuals who value integrity, possess a strong work ethic, show leadership abilities and want to actively collaborate with other students and faculty. 

    Information Sessions 

    To learn more about the program, attend an upcoming information session.

    When to Apply 

    Applications for the Master in Public Administration program are accepted on a rolling basis. The School of Business accepts both online applications and paper applications. Completing the admissions requirements at least two weeks prior to the semester start is recommended to ensure course registration and receipt of materials.

    Application Checklist

    Review the application checklist before completing your application. Note that official transcripts, letters of recommendation, and supplemental materials for international students must be sent separately to the Office of Graduate Admission.

    Apply Now 

    Start or complete your online application  

    If this is the first time you are using the online application, you will need to create an account (Login ID and PIN). Be sure to remember your ID and PIN; you can save your application and return to it at a later time.

    Download a paper application 

    Mail paper applications to:
    Office of Graduate Admission, MS-A1710
    Hamline University
    1536 Hewitt Avenue
    Saint Paul, MN 55104-1284


    If you have questions or experience trouble completing the online application, contact the Hamline University Office of Graduate Admissions at 651-523-2900 or gradprog@hamline.edu.

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    • Assistant professor in the School of Education, Letitia Basford, and Muffet Trout, a professor from St. Thomas, recently presented at the Philadelphia at American Educational Research Association Conference where they shared numerous pedagogical insights for how to model and teach cultural competence effectively to students.
    • School of Business Honorary Professor of Practice Reid Zimmerman's new book The Seven Deadly Sayings of Nonprofit Leaders, was released this week.
    • Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to make their summer count at Hamline. More than 80 classes will be offered this summer, allowing students to get into classes that they haven't had time to fit in their schedule or get ahead and graduate early.