21 Facts About Hamline University


Hamline University is a private liberal arts college in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

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Today, a statue of Bishop Hamline University sculpted by the late professor of art Michael Price stands on campus.

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Hamline University Hall, begun in 1873, was constructed in installments, and was completed during the summer of 1880.

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Hamline University was designated one of 38 colleges in the country to supply men for ambulance work in France.

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Hamline University moved with a growing trend to provide academic training for women preparing for careers in nursing.

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Hamline University began construction on a new $4 million law school building in January 1979, which was dedicated in October 1980.

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Hamline University is one of 276 Phi Beta Kappa institutions in the country.

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Hamline University competes in 20 intercollegiate sports in the NCAA Division III Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

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Hamline has an alliance with Hamline Elementary School, which is a public elementary located across the street from the university.

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For undergraduates, Hamline University students pursue a BA or BS degree in the liberal arts, combined with a co-major in education and a Minnesota teaching license.

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Hamline University has six graduate programs in education, including a doctorate in education, and professional development opportunities for educators than any other private institution in Minnesota.

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Hamline University offers three fine arts degrees in creative writing: the BFA, an MFA in Creative Writing, and a low-residency MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults.

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Hamline University made the publication's Best Bang for the Buck- Midwest Colleges list.

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Hamline University is a member of the Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities, which is a consortium of five private liberal arts colleges, all located in either Minneapolis or Saint Paul.

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Hamline University students have the opportunity to partake in various on-campus activities.

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Hamline University has two Greek organizations: Delta Tau sorority and Theta Chi fraternity, both of which are located a block west of campus.

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Hamline University is regarded as the "birthplace of intercollegiate basketball" and home to the first recorded basketball game played between two colleges.

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Hamline University produced a number of NBA players during this time, including Hall of Famer Vern Mikkelsen.

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Hamline University appeared in the NAIA National Tournament 12 times from 1940 to 1960 Hamline University is one of 3 schools to place 4th 3rd 2nd and 1st .

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In gymnastics, Hamline University competes in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

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In lacrosse, Hamline University is a member of the Midwest Women's Lacrosse Conference.

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