Hamline University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the US that accredits degree-granting institutions provided they meet a set of established standards.

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Institutional affiliations and registrations

Hamline University is an approved university of the United Methodist Church.

Hamline University is registered with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.

Minnesota Office of Higher Education
1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350
Saint Paul, MN 55108

Additional accreditation, approval, and registration by program and/or school

State authorization for online and distance education

For more information on state authorization for our online and distance education, please visit the State Authorization webpage.