Rankings & Recognition

US News & World Report - Best Colleges 2017

St. Thomas currently ranks 115th in the "national universities" category of the America’s Best Colleges survey.

- US News & World Report

U.S. News Ranks Graduate Programs

St. Thomas graduate and professional programs in business, law and social work are included in the Best Graduate Schools rankings published by U.S. News & World Report.

- U.S. News Ranks Graduate Programs

Anderson Student Center Wins ‘LEED Gold’ From Green Building Council

The University of St. Thomas’ Anderson Student Center has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.

- LEED Gold

Study Abroad Ranking (2017)

St. Thomas consistently ranks in the top 10 nationally by the Institute of International Education for percent of undergraduates studying abroad.

- Study Abroad Ranking

U.S. News Ranks Engineering, Business Undergraduate Programs

Undergraduate engineering and business programs at St. Thomas have been ranked favorably by U.S. News & World Report magazine, and high school guidance counselors also have ranked the university.

- U.S. News Ranks Engineering

Bloomberg Business Week Business Schools

Undergraduate programs at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business placed 80th of 145 eligible programs nationally in rankings published this week by Bloomberg Businessweek. The school jumped 26 places from its previous rank of 106.

- Bloomberg Business Week Business Schools

EPA Names UST to Top-20 List of U.S. Colleges and Universities That Purchase Green Power

The University of St. Thomas appears on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Top 20 College and University list of the largest purchasers of green power.

At No. 20, St. Thomas is the only Minnesota college or university to make the list. The only other school in the five-state area on the list is the University of Wisconsin, at No. 12.  Wisconsin purchases 69.8 million kWh of wind-generated electricity, or 15 percent of its total annual use. St. Thomas purchases 32.9 million kWh of wind-generated electricity, or 82 percent of its total annual use.

- EPA

Educate To Career (ETC)

Ranked in the top 1/3 of schools in the outcome-based, 2015 ETC College Rankings Index, which is produced by the nonprofit, Educate To Career (ETC).

- Educate To Career (ETC)

St. Thomas Wins Multiple Honors for Use of Green Energy, Green Construction and Recycling Efforts

The University of St. Thomas has received five awards or other forms of recognition for its use of wind-generated energy, the energy-saving design of its new student center, and its recycling efforts.

- Green Energy, Green Construction and Recycling Efforts