August 29, 2011

Hamline Ranks 7th in Nation in its Category of Washington Monthly's 2011 College Rankings

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Hamline University has been ranked seventh in the nation and is the only Minnesota university in its category in Washington Monthly’s 2011 College Rankings, which places service-oriented schools in the spotlight. 

According to Washington Monthly, the rankings measure and quantify how well individual colleges and universities are meeting their public obligations in the areas of research, service, and social mobility. Hamline ranked first in Minnesota and seventh nationwide in its category of “Top Master’s Universities.” 

Other Minnesota schools that made the rankings lists in other categories included:  Macalester College (#6), Carleton College (#10), St. John’s University (#36), St. Olaf College (#40), Gustavus Adolphus College (#72), College of St. Benedict (#74), Concordia College (#160), and University of Minnesota-Morris (#173)  in the category of “Top Liberal Arts Colleges,” and University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (#45), University of St. Thomas (#101), and St. Mary’s University (#253) in the “Top National Universities” category.  For a complete list of rankings and an explanation of the methodology behind them, please visit Washington Monthly's website.