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Undergraduate Programs

A Hamline education will set you apart

At Hamline, we do education differently. Your preparation for a successful and rewarding career is our top priority. From every class in your chosen major to your general course requirements, Hamline prepares you for success in life after graduation, in every sense of the word. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to dive into whatever interests you while gaining the knowledge and skills employers want at every step of the way.

There's a reason why Hamline's commitment to excellence in liberal arts education that prepares you for your career is recognized by U.S. News & World Report, where Hamline ranks:

  • The Best Regional University in Minnesota and 12th in the Midwest
  • The Best Value University in Minnesota and 14th in the Midwest
  • A top university for undergraduate teaching and innovation in Minnesota
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Majors, minors, and more

With majors, concentrations, certificates, and minors in over 70 areas of study—including the ability to design your own major—Hamline has what you’re looking for. Discover the possibilities with our program finder.

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An education that prepares you for your career

A Hamline education is a career-ready education. From your classrooms to the internships, research, or service learning you'll participate in, Hamline infuses each of your learning experiences with preparation for a lifetime of career opportunity. Explore how your courses will help you achieve your goals.

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Student research and service learning

We value involvement both inside and outside the classroom, and we show it. Hamline students are building databases to track mass shootings, working in our partner elementary school, and researching the effects of nutritional supplements on athletic performance side-by-side with faculty. 

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University honors

Hamline's honors programs are an opportunity for students to take the lead in academic excellence, research experience, community engagement, and personal development.

It was all of the opportunities that drew me here. I walked into the bookstore and could see myself here, and when I realized it had a great criminology and criminal justice program, that was it. It had a magic to it."

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