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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
An early experience with higher education shaped the professional career of Omar Correa, St. Thomas’ new vice president of strategic enrollment management. Beginning his academic career at the University of Puerto Rico, Correa braved a transition to Iowa State University to complete a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, although he did not speak English at the… The post New Enrollment Management VP Focuses on St. Thomas Thriving appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
As a way to celebrate the vibrant culture and heritage of the diverse Latinx population on the University of St. Thomas campus during the recognized Hispanic Heritage Month, members of HOLA!, Diversity Activities Board, and Student Diversity & Inclusion Services held Fiesta Latina on the Quad Sept. 29. The event featured a flags giveaway, michoacana… The post PHOTOS: Fiesta Latina on the Quad appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
How do you honor a deceased student’s life while creating a space that can hold the weight of grief and remembrance? That is a question that has been circulating across campus for the past several years; it’s one that doesn’t have a correct answer but deserves a heartfelt attempt at a response. In 2017, the… The post Crews Complete Deceased Student Memorial Installation appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
Emerging Media Professor Greg Vandegrift produced a KARE-TV story last week highlighting a Minnesota DNR study. According to survey data, the size of yellow perch is shrinking, and the fish are appearing to mature earlier in more recent years. From the story: "Holbrook suspects climate-warmed water, a change in perch predators, and zebra mussels, which… The post In the News: Professor Greg Vandegrift Produces KARE 11 DNR Story appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
Artist and musician Ralph Lee Williams, more popularly known by his performing name Ralph "Yohuru" Williams, died on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, about a week before his 76th birthday. Williams is the father of Dr. Yohuru Williams, the Distinguished University Chair and Professor of History and founding director of the Racial Justice Initiative at the… The post In Our Prayers: Ralph 'Yohuru' Williams appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.