• Transfer to Hamline University

    At Hamline you will join a diverse group of scholars driven by curiosity and collaboration. Around 23% of last year's graduates transferred from two- or four-year colleges or universities.  

    To ensure transfer students have a positive experience we have a dedicated transfer team who can help you with transferring in credits, answering questions, and providing one-on-one advising both before and after you arrive on campus.

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    Two-Year Assurance

    Hamline offers a two-year assurance of graduation for students with Associate of Arts degrees from regionally accredited colleges and universities. Hamline will provide students with the courses, faculty advising, and academic advising support necessary to complete a Bachelor of Arts degree within two years. To be eligible, students must have a minimum of 60 transferable credits. While at Hamline, students must adhere to posted deadlines, minimum grade requirements, and minimum credit load requirements. For more details please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admission at admission@hamline.edu.

    How Will My Credits Transfer?

    Our Transfer Evaluation System tool (TES) lets you see exactly how your credits will transfer to Hamline University from schools across the country.

    Evaluate Credits

    Why Hamline?

    At Hamline you direct your destiny, we provide the momentum. Below are a few ways that we support transfer students.

    • Undergo a transfer student specific orientation process to acclimate you to your new school.
    • Work with a dedicated transfer specialist to answer questions about credit transfer, academic advising, and getting involved on campus.
    • Learn from top-ranked professors who are dedicated to your academic success.
    • Get the resources to find on-campus jobs or off-campus internships, engage in collaborative research with faculty, or study abroad.
    • Pursue your talents and discover new ones.  As a liberal arts institution we can provide you access to over 50 major areas of study.
    • At Hamline you direct your destiny, we provide the momentum.
  • What Our Students...

    From Our Students

    Want to know what actual transfer students think about coming to Hamline?  Check out this page to hear from them on all the ways that Hamline can help you succeed.

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    Scholarship Opportunities

    Several scholarships are available specifically for new transfer students. Learn more about how you can save up to $27,000 on tuition each year at Hamline.

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    Transferring Credits

    We make it easy to find out how your non-Hamline credits will transfer.  View our articulation guides on credit transfer, read our policies, and connect with the registrar.

  • Want to Know More?

    Attend an info session and let our transfer admission counselors answer all your questions about Hamline. 

    Attend an Info Session

    If you are a working adult looking to complete your bachelor's degree online, click here for more information! 

    Additional Resources for Transfer Students

    At Hamline, we offer many opportunities to help with transferring credits, paying tuition, and connecting with campus life. Check out our Current Transfer Students site to see how we continue to support students after enrollment.