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Hamline ranks 4th in nation of schools its size in Washington Monthly's new rankings of service-oriented colleges & universities


Hamline University has been ranked fourth in the nation and is the only Minnesota university in its category of “Top 50 Master’s Universities” in the new Washington Monthly's 2010 College Rankings, which places service-oriented schools in the spotlight.

According to Washington Monthly, the rankings measure and quantify how well individual colleges and universities are meeting their public obligations in the areas of research, service, and social mobility. Hamline ranked first in Minnesota and fourth nationwide in its category of “Top Master’s Universities.” 

Other Minnesota schools that made the rankings lists in other categories included Carleton College (#12) and Macalester College (#22), St. John’s University (#45), Gustavus Adolphus College (#56), College of St. Benedict (#110), University of Minnesota-Morris (#129), and Concordia College (#183) in the list of “Top Liberal Arts Colleges,” and University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (#43), University of St. Thomas (#107), St. Mary’s University (#244) in the “Top National Universities” category. 

For a complete list of rankings and an explanation of the methodology behind them, click here.