The Dougherty Family College can be your pathway to a bachelor's degree. A new element within the University of St. Thomas, the college will offer a two-year associate of arts degree in the liberal arts.

Students best suited for the Dougherty Family College will demonstrate a high-level of financial need (e.g., meeting the eligibility requirements for federal Pell Grants and/or state grants) and have a GPA of 2.5 or above. Prospective students will also display an attitude of college readiness in their written narrative and interview process, as well as show the perseverance, resilience and a commitment needed to achieve personal goals.

At St. Thomas, we are dedicated to making sure you have the tools you need to succeed.