We Are Tommies
Meet students and alumni who are showing the world what it means to be a Tommie.
St. Thomas is a Best Value in Education
When it comes to academic quality, U.S. News & World Report ranks St. Thomas the top value in Minnesota, and one of the best values in the nation.
Meet with an admissions counselor, tour campus or join us for an event. We have many ways to explore campus - both virtually and in-person.
Higher education with a higher calling
Educating morally responsible leaders who advance the common good.
With eight schools and colleges, St. Thomas offers a comprehensive university with undergraduate and graduate options for everyone. Our two-year college, Dougherty Family College, is for students who want to obtain a four-year college degree. They receive financial, academic and professional support on the way to their goals.
St. Thomas also offers non-credit classes, mini master's programs and additional courses through Continuing and Professional Education (CAPE) that will help you accelerate your career and gain new skills.
Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
At St. Thomas we believe diversity, equity and inclusion are indispensable to academic excellence and the holistic development of our students. Our university community includes and welcomes ALL people.
Visit Our Campuses
With one campus along the Mississippi River in St. Paul, a second campus in the heart of downtown Minneapolis, and a third campus in Rome, St. Thomas offers an urban experience with lots of greenery thrown in. But you can't believe everything you read on the internet. So come to campus and see it all for yourself.
New Schoenecker Center
Opening in 2024 with over 130,000 square feet, the Schoenecker Center will help St. Thomas meet the rapidly evolving needs of the community and employers by enabling collaborative, interdisciplinary education that incorporates diverse viewpoints into students’ work.
New School of Nursing
Starting in Fall 2022, the new School of Nursing will offer pre-licensure bachelor's and master's nursing degrees, designed to educate students to enter nursing practice with clinical excellence and ingenuity. Both programs feature a unique emphasis on whole-person healing to advance health equity and social justice.
Racial Justice Initiative
The Racial Justice Initiative, led by Dr. Yohuru Williams, facilitates research, explores opportunities for community engagement, and sponsors critical conversations focused on history, race, and obstacles to progress, with a strong focus on the external community.
News from St. Thomas
Dr. Avinash Malshe, professor of marketing, has been announced as the recipient of the 2022 John Ireland Presidential Award for Outstanding Achievement as a Teacher-Scholar. The award recognizes the exemplary academic achievement of tenured members of the St. Thomas faculty who have demonstrated a sustained commitment not only to their respective disciplines, but also to… The post Dr. Avinash Malshe Receives 2022 Ireland Award appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
Dougherty Family College (DFC) honored its fourth class of graduates during commencement Sunday, May 22, 2022, at the O’Shaughnessy Stadium on the St. Paul campus of the University of St. Thomas. In her address, Dr. Buffy Smith said, "We should always remember that our graduates are remarkable and unstoppable." She said, "Our graduates did not… The post Remarkable and Unstoppable: Dougherty Family College 2022 Commencement appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
Light is a beautiful thing, and for St. Thomas senior Lexi Serreyn, she’s making it her future. A physics and electrical engineering double major, Serreyn is poised to graduate this spring, ready to turn her love and knowledge of light into something much more. “With my research in the Physics Department I got access to… The post The Art of Collaboration: Why So Many Physics Students Are Double Majors appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
St. Thomas Law’s Class of 2021 set a school milestone for the record high number of graduates employed in “gold-standard” positions within 10 months of commencement. The law school recently reported that 92.3% of last year's graduating class is working in full-time, long-term jobs that either require a law license or for which having a… The post 2021 Law Graduates Set Record for Employment appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
Building on its commitment to prepare socially responsible leaders for the business world, the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota is turning to one of the nation’s foremost ethics experts – and one of its own – to lead its renowned business school. The university has chosen Dr. Laura Dunham to be the next dean… The post University of St. Thomas Names Dr. Laura Dunham Opus College of Business Dean appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.