Hamline School of EducationMS-A1720Hamline University1536 Hewitt AvenueSaint Paul, MN 55104
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In 1854, Methodist pioneers founded Hamline University as the first institution of higher education in the state. Today, Hamline is a high quality, nationally ranked, comprehensive university with 5,000 students in its undergraduate college, law school, and graduate schools. Hamline employs 550 full-time faculty and staff members on its Saint Paul and Minneapolis campuses.The mission of Hamline University is to create a diverse and collaborative community of learners dedicated to the development of students' knowledge, values, and skills for successful lives of leadership, scholarship, and service.Hamline recognizes its pioneering spirit and roots in the inclusive traditions and values of the United Methodist Church. From this heritage the university derives its commitment to the highest standards for:
Hamline is ranked first in quality among master's level universities in Minnesota and 11th of 146 master's level universities in the Midwest by US News and World Report.
Hamline University's main campus is located in a vibrant residential neighborhood in Saint Paul and consists of 47 buildings on a 60-acre campus. Hamline University Minneapolis serves adult students, and offers free parking and easy access from major highways. Hamline offers courses and degree programs in both cities.The Twin Cities are widely regarded as among the most livable in the nation, and are known for a quality of life unmatched in metropolitan areas of similar size. The area features spectacular business, cultural, and outdoor opportunities. A number of major corporations maintain world headquarters in the Twin Cities, including General Mills, 3M, Cargill, Medtronic, and Best Buy. Renowned for their cultural life and first-class entertainment and leisure activities, the Twin Cities offer dozens of theaters, orchestras, jazz and popular musical groups, museums, professional and collegiate sports, premier shopping experiences, restaurants, and clubs. The area also is well known for its hundreds of lakes, more than 1,000 parks, two zoos, and miles of biking, hiking, and ski trails.
Dr. Linda N. Hanson became Hamline University's 19th president in July 2005. Dr. Hanson currently chairs the executive committee of the Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities and serves as a member of the Minnesota Private College Council board of directors. She is a member of the Saint Paul Capital City Partnership. Previously, Hanson served on the board of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities.Dr. David Stern became vice president for academic and student affairs and professor of philosophy at Hamline University in July 2006 after serving as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (1999-2005) and chair of the Department of Philosophy (1995-1999) at the University of Toledo. He chairs the Deans’ Council, which serves as the university leadership body on all academic and student matters.
Hamline University offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs ranging from traditional undergraduate liberal arts to graduate, professional, and continuing education programs:College of Liberal Arts: bachelor of arts, bachelor of fine arts, and bachelor of science degrees in 40 majors; as well as pre-professional, certificate, and post-baccalaureate programs; a master of fine arts in writing, master of fine arts in writing for children and young adults, and a master of arts in liberal studies.School of Business: bachelor's degrees in business and economics, master of business administration, master of arts in public administration, master of arts in nonprofit management, and a doctorate in public administration.School of Education: undergraduate major in education with initial licensure; master of arts in education, master of arts in education focusing on natural science and environmental education, master of arts in English as a second language, master of arts in literacy education, master of arts in teaching, and a doctorate in education. The school also offers graduate-level initial licensure, alternative licensure, additional licensure, and continuing studies.School of Law: Hamline Law is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). It offers a broad curriculum with opportunities to focus within 12 areas of legal specialty, as well as nationally ranked institutes. Hamline receives high marks from students for our passionate faculty, student-centered atmosphere, and strong opportunities to develop legal skills—both locally and abroad. Juris doctorate and master of laws programs are available.
Hamline University has 205 full-time faculty: 77 professors, 58 associate professors, 54 assistant professors, and 16 instructors. Of those, 53% are women and 47% are men, and 15% are people of color. The university's faculty are characterized by their dedication to teaching and to active engagement within their professions.
In fall 2010, Hamline enrolled 1,982 undergraduate students, 2,366 graduate students, and 655 law students.
For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2010, Hamline's total revenue was $96.6 million. Of this revenue, $67.6 million came from net student tuition and fees, $3 million from government grants, $13 million from contributions, $3.5 million from net investment income, and $7.2 million from auxiliary enterprises.Total operating expenses for the fiscal year were $87.4 million; $34.3 million for instruction, $15.1 million for academic support, $288,000 for research, $1.3 million for public service, $13.1 million for student services, $14 million for institutional support, and $9.4 million for auxiliary expenses
Hamline University is fully committed to the principle of inclusive excellence as defined by The Making Excellence Inclusive Initiative of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU). This initiative posits that inclusive excellence helps “colleges and universities fully integrate their diversity and educational quality efforts and embed them into the core of academic mission and institutional functioning.” For Hamline, this is a critical means to achieving our mission to “create a diverse and collaborative community of learners dedicated to the development of students’ knowledge, value, and skills for successful lives of leadership, scholarship, and service.”
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1536 Hewitt Avenue - Saint Paul, MN 55104-1284