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Process for Applying to St. Thomas

  • Freshman
  • Transfer
  • International Students
  • Dougherty Family College
  • Graduate Students
  • Apply Online

    Apply online (for free) using our St. Thomas application or the Common App.

     

    Application Materials

    Required Optional
    • Writing Sample
    • Letters of recommendation
    • Official college transcripts (if any)

    Timeline

    You have two application timelines to choose from – Early Action (EA) and Regular Decision (RD). Both options are completely free and non-binding, so you don’t have to commit until May 1.

    Early Action
    • Application Deadline: Nov. 1
    • Admission Decision: By Dec. 15
    • St. Thomas Scholarship: By Dec. 15
    Regular Decision 
    • Application Deadline: Jan. 15
    • Admission Decision: By Feb. 15
    • St. Thomas Scholarship: By Feb. 15

    Apply Online

    Apply online (for free) using our St. Thomas application or the Common App.

     

    Application Materials

    Required Optional
    • Writing Sample
    • Letters of recommendation
    • Official ACT (school code: 2102) or SAT (school code: 6110) test scores

    Timeline

    St. Thomas is on a rolling admission cycle for transfer students. We accept applications throughout the year until our class is full, so there is no specific application deadline.

    How to Apply

    International students have three different ways they can be admitted to St. Thomas:

    1. Regular Admission – For students who are academically eligible and have met our English proficiency requirement (TOEFL of at least 80 or IELTS of at least 6.5).
      Apply for regular admission using our online application or the Common App.
    2. Conditional Admission – For students who are academically eligible but have not yet met our English proficiency requirement (TOEFL of at least 80 or IELTS of at least 6.5) to qualify for regular admission. Students are encouraged to attend ELS Language Center, located on our campus.
      Apply for conditional admission using our online application or the Common App.
    3. Pathway Program – For students who have a TOEFL of 65-79 or IELTS 5.5-6.0 and want to study English while also earning academic credits toward their St. Thomas bachelor’s degree.
      Learn more about the Pathway program and apply online

     

    Application Materials

    Required
    • The St. Thomas application or Common Application
    • High school transcript
    • Proof of English proficiency
    • Copy of your passport (page with the picture) - must be valid for at least the first six months after you first enter the U.S. However, we strongly recommend that your passport be valid for the duration of your study here.
    • College transcripts (if a transfer student)
    • Dean of Students form (if transferring from a college or university in the US)
    Optional
    • Writing Sample
    • Letters of recommendation
    • Official ACT (school code: 2102) or SAT (school code: 6110) test scores

    Application materials may be emailed to international@stthomas.edu or mailed to:

    University of St. Thomas
    Office of Admissions
    Mail 5017
    2115 Summit Avenue
    St. Paul, MN 55105-1096

    Timeline

    Priority Deadline
    • Application due: January 15
    • Deposit due: May 1
    Regular Deadline
    • Application due: April 1
    • Deposit due: May 1
    Late Applicants
    • Application due: July 10
    • Deposit due: Upon admission

    Apply Online

    Apply to the Dougherty Family College using our free online application.

     

    Application Materials 

    Required
    • The online application
    • Official high school transcript
    • On-campus interview (qualified candidates will be contacted about this after completing the application)
    Optional
    • Essay
    • Letters of recommendation
    • Official ACT (school code: 2102) or SAT (school code: 6110) test scores

    Apply for Financial Aid

    Before you attend the Dougherty Family College, you’ll need to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Minnesota Dream Act Application. If additional documents are needed for the FAFSA, we will contact you. Requests for additional documents needed to complete the Dream Act will come from the Minnesota Office of Higher Education.

    It is very important that you respond to our requests for additional information. Failure to submit this information will impact our ability to provide you with a comprehensive aid award.

     

    Timeline

    The DFC operates on a rolling admission cycle beginning on Nov. 1. After that date, we accept applications throughout the year until our class is full, so there is no specific application deadline.

    Freshman

    Apply Online

    Apply online (for free) using our St. Thomas application or the Common App.

     

    Application Materials

    Required Optional
    • Writing Sample
    • Letters of recommendation
    • Official college transcripts (if any)

    Timeline

    You have two application timelines to choose from – Early Action (EA) and Regular Decision (RD). Both options are completely free and non-binding, so you don’t have to commit until May 1.

    Early Action
    • Application Deadline: Nov. 1
    • Admission Decision: By Dec. 15
    • St. Thomas Scholarship: By Dec. 15
    Regular Decision 
    • Application Deadline: Jan. 15
    • Admission Decision: By Feb. 15
    • St. Thomas Scholarship: By Feb. 15

    Transfer

    Apply Online

    Apply online (for free) using our St. Thomas application or the Common App.

     

    Application Materials

    Required Optional
    • Writing Sample
    • Letters of recommendation
    • Official ACT (school code: 2102) or SAT (school code: 6110) test scores

    Timeline

    St. Thomas is on a rolling admission cycle for transfer students. We accept applications throughout the year until our class is full, so there is no specific application deadline.

    International Students

    How to Apply

    International students have three different ways they can be admitted to St. Thomas:

    1. Regular Admission – For students who are academically eligible and have met our English proficiency requirement (TOEFL of at least 80 or IELTS of at least 6.5).
      Apply for regular admission using our online application or the Common App.
    2. Conditional Admission – For students who are academically eligible but have not yet met our English proficiency requirement (TOEFL of at least 80 or IELTS of at least 6.5) to qualify for regular admission. Students are encouraged to attend ELS Language Center, located on our campus.
      Apply for conditional admission using our online application or the Common App.
    3. Pathway Program – For students who have a TOEFL of 65-79 or IELTS 5.5-6.0 and want to study English while also earning academic credits toward their St. Thomas bachelor’s degree.
      Learn more about the Pathway program and apply online

     

    Application Materials

    Required
    • The St. Thomas application or Common Application
    • High school transcript
    • Proof of English proficiency
    • Copy of your passport (page with the picture) - must be valid for at least the first six months after you first enter the U.S. However, we strongly recommend that your passport be valid for the duration of your study here.
    • College transcripts (if a transfer student)
    • Dean of Students form (if transferring from a college or university in the US)
    Optional
    • Writing Sample
    • Letters of recommendation
    • Official ACT (school code: 2102) or SAT (school code: 6110) test scores

    Application materials may be emailed to international@stthomas.edu or mailed to:

    University of St. Thomas
    Office of Admissions
    Mail 5017
    2115 Summit Avenue
    St. Paul, MN 55105-1096

    Timeline

    Priority Deadline
    • Application due: January 15
    • Deposit due: May 1
    Regular Deadline
    • Application due: April 1
    • Deposit due: May 1
    Late Applicants
    • Application due: July 10
    • Deposit due: Upon admission

    Dougherty Family College

    Apply Online

    Apply to the Dougherty Family College using our free online application.

     

    Application Materials 

    Required
    • The online application
    • Official high school transcript
    • On-campus interview (qualified candidates will be contacted about this after completing the application)
    Optional
    • Essay
    • Letters of recommendation
    • Official ACT (school code: 2102) or SAT (school code: 6110) test scores

    Apply for Financial Aid

    Before you attend the Dougherty Family College, you’ll need to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Minnesota Dream Act Application. If additional documents are needed for the FAFSA, we will contact you. Requests for additional documents needed to complete the Dream Act will come from the Minnesota Office of Higher Education.

    It is very important that you respond to our requests for additional information. Failure to submit this information will impact our ability to provide you with a comprehensive aid award.

     

    Timeline

    The DFC operates on a rolling admission cycle beginning on Nov. 1. After that date, we accept applications throughout the year until our class is full, so there is no specific application deadline.