Aquinas Hall is framed by orange leaves October 18, 2016.

Rankings and Recognition

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Study Abroad

St. Thomas is ranked top 20 nationally and number one in Minnesota for percent of undergraduates studying abroad (Institute of International Education).
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St. Thomas student Nicole Herrli and high school student Steven Fuller operate a Brightside Produce stand in the Phillips neighborhood of Minneapolis.

Changemaker Campus

We are the only university in Minnesota designated a “Changemaker Campus,” meaning social innovation, entrepreneurship and caring for the common good are built into everything we do.
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University of St. Thomas cross country runners, running past a yellow tree on a golf course.

Other Highlights

  • Our Catholic Studies program is the oldest and largest of its kind in the country.
  • Our actuarial science program is a designated Actuarial Science Center of Excellence; one of only 32 institutions in the world to hold this designation.
  • We are recognized as one of the Best Master’s in Special Education Programs (
  • Our Air Force ROTC Detachment 410 ranks in the top 10% of the 145 detachments nationwide.
  • TommieMedia, our student-run news outlet for the university, is a national leader in all-digital college journalism and winner of a National Online Pacemaker Award from the Associated Collegiate Press.