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    Hamline University: Recent Rankings

    2020: U.S. News & World Report

    Once again, Hamline University performed very well in annual rankings compiled by U.S. News & World Report

    Hamline ranked first among Minnesota's 13 regional universities and tied for 15th place among all Midwest regional universities. Hamline also earned the following regional distinctions: 

    #6 in Most Innovative Schools (#2 in Minnesota)
    #9 in Best Colleges for Veterans (#1 in Minnesota)
    #14 in Best Value Schools (#1 in Minnesota)
    #16 in Best Undergraduate Teaching (#2 in Minnesota)
    #22 in Top Performers in Social Mobility (#2 in Minnesota)

    2020Washington Monthly

    Hamline was listed in Washington Monthly’s “Top 40 Master’s Universities” in September 2020, scoring 36th nationwide in its class and first in Minnesota

    Additionally, Hamline has again been named by the publication as a "Best Bang for the Buck: Midwest" school.

    2020: LendEdu


    Hamline was named a "Most Affordable Schools for Incoming Freshmen with Financial Need" by LendEdu.com, which provides free tools and resources for higher education financing.

    2020: WalletHub

    Hamline has been named a top ten university in Minnesota for offering a "top-notch education at a reasonable price" by WalletHub.com.

    2019: Money

    Hamline received a ranking in the publication’s annual “Best Colleges for Your Money” issue, noting that 100 percent of Hamline students who need financial aid receive it, with an average of 79 percent of need met.

    2019: Forbes

    In 2019, Hamline received a national ranking of 460, and 300 among American private universities, from Forbes magazine.

    2019: ALLIN challenge


    Hamline was recognized by the national ALL IN Student Democracy Challenge as having the highest voting percentage at a private four-year institution in the United States. Hamline takes its obligation to produce future leaders very seriously and this is reflected by excellent student participation in the public process.