We offer more than 90 majors and 60 minors.
We offer pre-professional programs in pre-chiropractic, pre-dentistry, pre-engineering, pre-law, pre-medicine, pre-optometry, pre-pharmacy, pre-physical therapy, pre-physician assistant and pre-veterinary medicine.
Yes. The Aquinas Scholars Honors Program provides opportunities for motivated and curious students to deepen and enrich their undergraduate education.
As part of our core liberal arts requirements, students will take three theology classes. The first is The Christian Theological Tradition (the history of Christianity). The other two courses are chosen by the student. These classes are academic classes and are not considered faith formation. Students of all backgrounds are encouraged to discuss and debate different viewpoints in all classes. For those who wish to study Catholicism or other faith traditions more deeply, opportunities are plentiful.
Yes. Last year 60% of graduating seniors had internships. Our Career Development Center is a resource for students looking for assistance in writing their résumé, building interviewing skills, accessing job and internship listings and more.
As for research, students are encouraged to work with faculty members across career fields. Students can receive financial support for study during the academic year and summer. You can see examples of student research here.
The average class size is 21 students and the student-to-faculty ratio is 15:1.
Each year nearly 1,000 St. Thomas students study abroad on semester, yearlong, J-Term or summer programs. More than 150 programs are offered each year in more than 50 countries. UST consistently ranks in the top 10 nationally by the Institute of International Education for percent of undergraduates studying abroad.
In most cases, you do not. Once a student has been accepted to St. Thomas, he or she can choose to major in any of the more than 90 programs on campus. Select programs, such as education and music require students to prove certain competencies before declaring their major.
No, St. Thomas does not enroll high school students for PSEO on our campus. A list of participating institutions is available on the Minnesota Department of Education PSEO website. However, St. Thomas does evaluate completed PSEO coursework for credit when students apply to St. Thomas as incoming freshmen or transfer students.
No, St. Thomas no longer offers its Undergraduate Evening Program. We do still offer the opportunity to take undergraduate classes in the evening.
Yes, you can currently complete a few degrees by taking only evening courses. Please visit our Evening Courses webpage to view the full list of degrees available in the evening.