One of the cornerstones of
a Hamline University education is high impact learning, which is a set of best
practices internationally recognized for student success. These practices
include internships, collaborative research with faculty, first year seminars,
capstone courses, and study abroad programs.
“We don’t merely
provide some wonderful experiences for a few exceptional students,” Hamline
Associate Provost Mike Reynolds said. “We provide exceptional experiences for
allow Hamline students to connect what they learn in the classroom to real
world situations and gain valuable experience in their fields before they
graduate, which makes them much more valuable employees when it comes time to
find a job.
“At a lot of other
schools you get your degree, and you go out on a job hunt. At Hamline you get
your degree, and you also have this experience behind you that helps you stand
out,” said current Hamline undergraduate student Miiko Taylor (’15).
Hamline places a
strong emphasis on equipping students to be successful; in fact, 100% of
Hamline students complete a high impact experience before they graduate.
learning is the core of Hamline,” Hamline University President Linda Hanson
said. “It is focused on the whole person, transformative in nature, and
designed to create opportunities with outcomes for students that will be valued
by the individual and society.”
Learn more about
Hamline’s collaborative research opportunities, internships, the first year seminar program, study abroad, and the capstone program on our website and by watching the video below. These experiences are
supported by generous gifts by Hamline alumni. Find out more about the Alumni
Annual Fund on the Development