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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.
We Are Tommies
Meet students and alumni who are showing the world what it means to be a Tommie.
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.
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.
All students can participate in Study Abroad, Research, and Internship opportunities, and access the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship, which helps spread the spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation across campus.
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 began offering 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
Participation in club sports at the University at St. Thomas is at an all-time high, with nearly 500 students involved this academic year. Among the 16 club sports, men’s lacrosse is considered one of the nation’s best, having captured a record six Men's Collegiate Lacrosse Association (MCLA) titles from 2009-19. Jason King ’10, head coach… The post Jason King: From Lacrosse Player to Head Coach appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
It didn’t take long for St. Thomas Football to prove skeptics wrong. When the Tommies kicked off their Division I era in 2021, the Pioneer Football League (PFL) coaches’ poll placed them near the bottom of the heap, in eighth place. Some 16 months after those first preseason polls, the Tommies left no doubt about… The post St. Thomas Football Championship Brings National Boost in D-I Era appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
Anderson Student Center was bustling with entrepreneurial creativity Nov. 18 as University of St. Thomas students pitched their business ideas to judges at the Fowler Business Concept Challenge. Students competed for more than $88,000 in scholarships with ideas ranging from face scanning technology for EMTs to an app helping Hispanic Americans obtain financial literacy. Students… The post St. Thomas Students Pursue Next Big Idea appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
Host Martin Odima Jr. '13 MA talks with guest Marcy Doud, an upcoming superintendent of District 287 in Minnesota. She currently serves as the assistant superintendent of special services in Saint Paul Public Schools, and talks about the importance of establishing and maintaining models and systems that support students with disabilities. Q. In our district,… The post Podcast: Remixing Education with Guest Marcy Doud appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
As November is International Education Month, it is a good time to reflect on how international students have been a part of the University of St. Thomas community since its very beginning. St. Thomas’ first international student was Peter McPhee, a native of Prince Edward Island, Canada. He enrolled as a part of the first… The post Tales from the Archives: International Students at St. Thomas appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.