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Academics

A tradition of excellence

St. Thomas ensures your academic success by going above and beyond expectations. We offer the breadth of opportunity you’re looking for, with more than 150 undergraduate majors and minors and 55+ graduate programs. We put more teaching ability in the classroom. Faculty members, not their teaching assistants, teach 100% of our undergrad classes. They’re dedicated, experienced mentors who can help you set and achieve goals.

You’ll have opportunities to learn through doing on campus and in the community. Many undergrads collaborate with professors on research and more than 65% have real-world internships. Our graduate students take advantage of courses and degrees to further their careers. Our 360º approach to education develops enduring qualities such as leadership, compassion and the desire to make a difference. An education at St. Thomas is the best way to prepare yourself for today’s workplace and a successful career.

Undergraduate Majors & Minors

Search undergraduate majors and minors quickly and easily using our program finder. Highlights include course descriptions and requirements.

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Graduate Programs

Use the program finder to search our graduate programs and learn more, including course descriptions and requirements.

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Continuing & Professional Education

Through executive education, professional development programs and lifelong learning opportunities, we offer non-credit classes, mini master’s programs and additional courses that will help you accelerate your career, gain new skills and continue to learn.

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Online Learning

We offer a full selection of online courses taught by the same professors that lead classes on campus. Learn more about our online undergraduate courses and graduate programs that allow you to be virtually anywhere.

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Schools and Colleges

With eight schools and colleges, St. Thomas offers a comprehensive university. Interdisciplinary connections among them empower a broad perspective and multifaceted approach to problem solving.
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Study Abroad

St. Thomas opens a world of opportunity when you study abroad. Fifty-six percent of our undergraduates build career potential by gaining new perspectives in history, language and culture. When you study abroad, you can choose from more than 100 different programs in 50 countries. Student travel discounts, academic credit and financial aid (depending on program length) are readily available to students studying abroad. No matter which direction you go, the experience will last a lifetime and give you a unique perspective in a diverse world.

Quick Facts

150+
undergraduate majors and minors
55+
graduate programs
59%
of Tommies Study Abroad

Academic Resources

Center for Student Achievement

Be empowered to take on academic challenges and set professional goals. We will help you achieve them. The center is a collaboration of Academic Affairs and Student Affairs at the University of St. Thomas.

Center for Faculty Development

A faculty that is responsive to changing student needs and is on the leading edge of pedagogy is something we’re proud of. This center helps our faculty to be their best.

Libraries

Four libraries serve our St. Paul and Minneapolis campuses, featuring group study rooms, online resources and interlibrary loans. There’s even a coffee shop in O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library.