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Hamline Gorst to Minneapolis

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Located at the intersection of Interstate 394 and Highway 100, Hamline will occupy roughly 32,000 square feet of classroom space on the seventh floor of the 1600 Tower, with additional space on the first floor for admissions, student services, and a bookstore.

The location is convenient, offering free parking and easy access from major highways. Part of a new development called the West End, the location will also offer retail, dining, and entertainment opportunities within walking distance. “Opening of a second location on the western edge of Minneapolis, the focal point of commerce in Minnesota, signals Hamline’s arrival as a player in the business education marketplace,” said President Hanson. “It complements the creation of the School of Business and creates a headquarters for the MBA program in the western metropolitan area.”

In addition to better serving existing graduate students, Hamline’s new site has the opportunity to attract new students. Within a five-mile radius there are approximately 200,000 residents who are employed in a professional field, and roughly 13 percent hold a bachelor’s degree. Within this same radius, businesses employ more than 71,000 people.

“The new facility will serve as an anchor for graduate business education beginning this fall, and for other graduate programs in the years ahead,” President Hanson said.

The School of Business will offer its three master’s degree programs at the new location this fall: business administration, public administration, and nonprofit management. For more information please visit www.hamline.edu/minneapolis.