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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 a top value in Minnesota, and one of the best values in the nation.
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
KSTP-5 Eyewitness News spoke with Dean MayKao Hang and students when it toured the new Susan S. Morrison School of Nursing. With 50 students enrolled this fall, the newest school at the University of St. Thomas aims to diversify its student body as the program grows. Currently one-third are nursing students of color, with 19%… The post In the News: Morrison Family College of Health Seeks to Improve Diversity appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
Dougherty Family College Dean Buff Smith spoke with the Minneapolis Star Tribune and the St. Paul Pioneer Press about the anonymous $10 million gift the two-year college received so that it can continue its work closing the educational achievement gap for underserved students. From the Star Tribune: "Every conversation that I've had with community leaders,… The post In the News: DFC Receives $10M Gift appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
Matching challenge seeks $20M total to fund student education in perpetuity An anonymous $10-million gift to the University of St. Thomas will help students who attend its Dougherty Family College (DFC) in Minneapolis obtain their associate degree. The gift, tied for the largest in the five-year-old school’s history, is expected to drive further gifts by… The post Dougherty Family College Receives $10M Anonymous Gift appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
Employers are ready to meet St. Thomas students on Friday, Sept. 23 at the St. Thomas Fall Career Fair. Nearly all of the 61 employer spots were filled a few days after employer registration opened. The event will be held in James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall, Anderson Student Center, 1-3 p.m. The fair is open… The post Opportunities Abound from St. Thomas Career Fair appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
The following homily was delivered by Father Jan Michael Joncas at a vigil remembering Father David Smith on Sept. 15, 2022. Father Smith was a longtime faculty member and staff member in Campus Ministry at the University of St. Thomas. The Archdiocese in general and the University of St. Thomas in particular have lost two… The post Homily for Father David Smith appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.