• Application and Admission Requirements

    Online Bachelor's Degree Completion Program

    At Hamline, we value transfer students and have designed an online program for students looking to finish their bachelor’s degree. Whether you are transferring from a community college to earn your degree or returning to college after years away, Hamline’s program is specially tailored to meet your needs.

    Priority Application Deadlines

    Applications are processed on a rolling basis. Applications submitted after deadlines will be considered if space and time permits.

    • Fall Term:  August 2, 2021 to begin Fall Term (Classes start on August 30, 2021)
    • Spring Term:  December 1, 2021 to begin Spring Term (Classes start on January 3, 2022)
    • Summer Term:  April 1, 2022 to begin Summer Term (Classes start on May 2, 2022)

    Admission Requirements

    To be considered for admission to Hamline's undergraduate online degree completion program, you must demonstrate:

    • Two years or more of work experience
    • You have earned at least 40 transferable semester credits with a GPA of 2.0 or higher
    • Students applying for the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology must demonstrate a transferable course in:
      • General psychology 
    • Students applying for the Bachelor of Arts in Business won't have additional program prerequisites.  

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    Are you unsure of whether you meet the admission requirements listed above? We’re here to help! Send us your information and your unofficial transcripts, and we’ll evaluate your transcript for you.

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    Application Requirements

    To apply, please submit the following:

    • An online application (no fee), which includes a short statement about why you are interested in Hamline's online program 
    • Official transcripts from each college you have attended (including College In the Schools, Post Secondary Enrollment Options, and each college you attended after high school)
    • Test Scores, if applicable (including Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), CLEP, and DSST)
    • Resume

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    Official Transcripts should be sent to:

    Office of Admission
    Hamline University
    1536 Hewitt Avenue, MS-A1710
    Saint Paul, MN 55104-1284

    Transcripts can also be sent electronically to odcadmissions@hamline.edu.

    Will My Credits Transfer?

    We are here to help you determine whether you are eligible for admission and the path that’s right for you. Our Transfer Evaluation System (TES) tool lets you see exactly how your credits will transfer to Hamline University from schools across the country, or contact us and we will do a review for you.

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