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We Are Tommies
Meet students and alumni who are showing the world what it means to be a Tommie.
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.
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 for everyone. 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.
St. Thomas also offers non-credit classes, mini master's programs and additional courses through Continuing and Professional Education (CAPE) that will help you accelerate your career and gain new skills.
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 will offer 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
Opus College was thrilled to welcome five cohorts of new and returning students to campus this fall, including the largest Executive MBA cohort in at least a decade and a Health Care MBA cohort of nearly 75% women. Students mingled with faculty, staff and fellow students at the annual welcome reception on their first day… The post Celebrating the Start of a New Academic Year appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
The $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation will be used to provide financial support for low-income students interested in science fields. The College of Arts and Sciences will establish the NSF Discovery Scholars program, designed to help disadvantaged students thrive at St. Thomas. The program will award scholarships to 23 students interested in biology,… The post CAS Receives $1.5 Million Grant for Science-Focused Scholarship Program appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
Dr. Yohuru Williams spoke with TPT "Almanac" on the history of reform in the Minneapolis Police Department and the credentials of would-be police chief Brian O'Hara. From the story: "He [O'Hara] definitely fits what's necessary right now ... you need somebody with experience who's going to be able to manage that and help the city… The post Yohuru Williams Speaks on MPD Reform, New Police Chief appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
KARE 11 featured the School of Engineering's microgrid in light of Hurricane Ian. The grid is a "self-contained energy network" that can provide buildings with power in the event of outages. From the story: Dr. Kabalan says they're more reliable than central or state power grids, like the one in Texas that went down during… The post Dr. Mahmoud Kabalan on School of Engineering's Microgrid appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
Professor John Abraham spoke with KARE-TV on climate change's effects on Hurricane Ian, and how scientists' understanding of severe storms can help communities become more resilient toward them. From the story: "The storms that we are seeing now are passing over water that is much warmer than it was 20-30 years ago," said John Abraham,… The post John Abraham on Hurricane Ian, Climate Change appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.