Accreditation 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 will be going through the reaffirmation of accreditation during the 2017-2018 academic year. For more information on this process, please see our reaffirmation website. Other Institutional Affiliations and Registrations: Hamline University is an approved university of the United Methodist Church. Hamline University is registered as a private institution 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. Hamline's schools may have additional accreditation in specialized areas. Please contact the dean's office of each respective school for a complete listing.