Father Dennis Dease (1991- )
In 1885 in St. Paul, Minn., by Archbishop John Ireland.
Liberal arts, comprehensive regional university
10,316 total: 6,336 undergraduate and 3,980 graduate students
Since 1977. Total enrollment: 51 percent men and 49 percent women. Undergraduate enrollment: 53 percent men and 47 percent women.
14 percent of undergraduates and 14.8 percent of the graduate student population
401 students from other countries
$34,528 (undergraduate 2013-14); Tuition for graduate and professional programs is charged on a per credit basis and varies based on selected program of study
$8,986 is average
21 (undergraduate) and 19 (graduate)
St. Thomas competes in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) and NCAA Division III, and offers 11 men's and 11 women's varsity teams, additional club and intramural sports. Football head coach Glenn Caruso and former basketball head coach Steve Fritz both were named the Division III coach of the year for their respective sports for their 2011 seasons, and Caruso was given the honor again for 2012.
St. Thomas ranks 115 in the National Universities category of the 2012 "America's Best Colleges" survey, an improvement from No. 124 a year ago.
Students may choose from more than 90 majors and 60 minors in a variety of degrees including bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, bachelor of music, bachelor of science in mechanical engineering or a bachelor of science in electrical engineering.
More than 60 graduate degrees in a dozen subject areas.
Seven academic divisions: College of Education, Leadership, and Counseling - Education (bachelor's, master's, specialist, doctorate) and Professional Psychology (master's and doctorate); College of Arts and Sciences (bachelor's and master's); Opus College of Business (bachelor's and master's); School of Engineering (bachelor's and master's); Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity (master's); School of Law (juris doctor); School of Social Work (bachelor's and master's)
The 78-acre St. Paul campus consists of the original 45-acre campus (1885), five acres of adjacent properties and 28 acres of the Saint Paul Seminary campus that was transferred in a 1987 affiliation between St. Thomas and the seminary. The Minneapolis campus covers about three city blocks, and was opened in 1992. Owatonna, Minn., is home to the Gainey Conference Center (1981) and 160 acres of riverside grounds; and the Bernardi Campus (2000), in Rome, Italy, is a 20,000-sq.-ft. building which hosts study abroad programs.
Our school of education have various locations outside the Twin Cities and include Bloomington, Maple Grove and Rochester, all in Minnesota.
St. Thomas is ranked fifth nationally by the Institute of International Education for the percent of undergraduates studying abroad in the doctoral category; more than 1,000 students participate in 130 programs, available in more than 40 countries.
The St. Thomas libraries (including the law library) contain 730,000 volumes, 95,000 electronic books, 40,000 electronic and print journals and 230 electronic databases, in addition to many services available to online users.
Invested funds as of June 30, 2012: $463,919,236
Endowment funds as of June 30, 2012: $407,097,217 (includes outstanding pledges)
Approximately $779 million
1,991 total: 461 full-time faculty; 405 part-time faculty; 1,125 staff
Minnesota's largest independent college or university