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 the top value in Minnesota, and one of the best values in the nation.
Meet with an admissions counselor, tour campus or join us for an event. We have many ways to explore campus - both virtually and in-person.
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
As St. Thomas' Fall 2022 semester begins, several new faces can be found in leadership positions across the university. These leadership changes, though, also carry forward important legacies. One such legacy is the work of Dr. Stefanie Lenway, who on July 1 officially stepped down after eight years as dean of the Opus College of… The post Lenway Reflects on Opus Deanship, Looks Ahead to Business in a Digital World appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
A stadium record crowd of 743 on Aug. 8 watched the University of Minnesota and University of St. Thomas women's soccer teams get their first taste of outside competition for 2022. The game's attendance smashed the previous record of 430 fans. The season-opening exhibition game, featuring the state's two Division I women's soccer programs, gave… The post Women's Soccer Home Exhibition Produces Record Crowd appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
When DeAmonte Block ’22 began his very first job after graduation this summer, he walked in feeling particularly prepared. The newest staff auditor at U.S. Bank in downtown Minneapolis, Block was hardly a new face to many of his coworkers. A recent University of St. Thomas graduate and Dougherty Family College (DFC) alumnus, Block spent… The post U.S. Bank Renews DFC Sponsorship for Five Years appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
Representation in health care matters. Patient outcomes improve when providers reflect the communities they serve, according to the Journal of the American Medical Association. But representation is not enough. To sustain and improve health outcomes, those health professionals need support and opportunities to grow so that they can thrive in their profession. This need for… The post St. Thomas to Host First Hmong Nurses Conference appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
Each summer on the University of St. Thomas campus, a group of 16 incoming students put on a talent show. The show is a hidden gem – it’s low-budget and barely advertised. Some years, you’ll catch poetry and singing. In others, improv or rapping. While certainly entertaining, for these fledgling college performers, the experience is… The post The REAL Program: Creating Pathways for Underrepresented Students appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.