Hamline University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The Commission is located at 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604, and can be reached at 800-621-7440.

Hamline University completed its 10-year reaffirmation of accreditation during the 2017–18 academic year and is currently preparing for its scheduled four-year assurance review, scheduled for June 2022. For more information on this process, see our reaffirmation website.

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
Office of Higher Education

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.