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Financial Aid for International Undergraduate Students

Invest in your future

We understand funding a college education is a challenge for most of our students, and our international undergraduate students are no exception. At Hamline, we’re committed to ensuring you receive a competitive financial aid package. Our goal is to put you and your family at ease, allowing you to focus on your studies and have an incredible college experience.

When you submit your application, you’ll automatically be considered for our Hamline International Excellence Award worth up to $25,000 per year.

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Financial aid options for international undergraduate students

We offer incoming international students a variety of scholarships based on academic performance, talent across areas of study, and United Methodist affiliation. Students also have an opportunity to apply for outside scholarships, work-study programs, grants, and loans. Hamline does not reduce scholarship and grant dollars if a student receives outside or private dollars.

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International scholarships

Learn about the different types of scholarships available to you, which include opportunities for ELS language students.

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Outside scholarships

See our list of outside scholarships that can help fund your education at Hamline. 

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Grants and gift aid

Grants and gift aid can come from both government and nongovernment sources. See which apply to you.

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Loans

International students may qualify to apply for alternative loans, either in their home country or here in the US.

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Summer financial aid

Limited grants and scholarships are available in the summer. Get more information about your eligibility and other funding options.

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Student employment

Earn up to $3,000 per year through an on-campus work-study job. Students often find job opportunities related to their major.

The cost of a Hamline education: Getting into the numbers

We know it’s important for students and their families to calculate the costs of attending Hamline. Below, you’ll find resources that make it easier to determine your financial plan moving forward.

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Cost of attendance

Explore your education costs as an undergraduate student. See tuition and housing rates, as well as miscellaneous fees.

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Tuition rates

Get a closer look at tuition rates for undergraduate students, including yearly fees for full-time, part-time, or J-term enrollment status.

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Net Price Calculator

Are you a new incoming student at Hamline? Use our Net Price Calculator to estimate your award package.

Financial documentation requirements

The US Government requires us to examine financial documentation from all international students. Please be sure to complete the Affidavit of Financial Support, which is part of the Hamline admission process. We’ve requested documentary evidence that must be included when you submit your application.

To complete the Affidavit of Financial Support requirement, please send bank letters and/or official letters from your sponsor(s) to the Office of Undergraduate Admission. We can’t issue an I-20 without these documents. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Admission at admission@hamline.edu or 1-800-753-9753.

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No matter what kind of student you are, you’ll find everything you need to get started with your application.

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