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International Graduate Student Application

How to submit your application

We’re so excited that you’re considering Hamline University for your graduate studies! As an international student, we know that what you learn here will literally have an impact that goes beyond borders. That’s why we made it easy to apply: Simply use our graduate programs online application.

International graduate applicants are non-US citizens looking to pursue either a master’s or doctoral degree at Hamline.

  • You need to have completed a college education to be eligible for our graduate programs
  • Prospective students who don’t meet the English language proficiency requirement can still apply for conditional admission
  • If you’ve stumbled across this page but are actually interested in getting your bachelor’s degree, we have a separate page dedicated to international undergraduate students

Not sure what to do next? We’ve listed all the application requirements and steps you need to take. For more assistance, email us at

Application deadline

All materials need to be received by the Office of Graduate Admission three months prior to the start of the term you are applying for. Decisions are made within approximately two weeks.

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Graduate online application: First-time users

Ready to get started with your application to Hamline? Create an account today.


Graduate online application: Returning users

Here to finish what you started? Continue your path to Hamline and complete your application. 

Application checklist for international graduate students

Are you ready to start the application process? We know as international graduate students, your determination is on an advanced level, so culling together these materials should be no sweat compared to the hard work you plan on doing in the classroom! 

Here’s a list of documents that you’ll need to be considered for admission.

Conditional admission for graduate students

Conditional admission is offered for students who currently do not meet the English language proficiency requirement. Academically qualified students will be admitted to Hamline University after successful completion of English language studies at the English Language Center, located in Saint Paul, near Hamline University.

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