Majors and Academics

As one of the top colleges in the midwest, we offer an exceptional academic experience through small class sizes, reputable faculty and extensive academic choices. St. Thomas has more than 90 majors and 60 minors to help you fulfill your academic and career goals.

UST offers a values-based education designed to enrich your life and your career through a core liberal arts curriculum. Studying abroad enriches your life academically and culturally. Each year nearly 1,000 St. Thomas students study abroad in one of 100+ programs in over 40 countries.

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Student-Faculty Research

Amy Carlson Gustafson   author
Bontu Gemeda spent a lot of her St. Thomas journey unsure of what she wanted to study, until the Excel! Scholars program and a faculty mentor helped her realize a passion for history.
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Amy Carlson Gustafson   author
After spending the past eight weeks working on research with faculty mentors, this year’s nine Excel! Scholars delivered their findings to a room filled with friends, family and faculty at McNeely Hall on July 26.
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Brant Skogrand '04 MBC   author
Congratulations, Class of '18 – you did it! We celebrate some of the amazing accomplishments of your years at St. Thomas with a roundup of all the Newsroom stories spotlighting graduating seniors.
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Jordan Osterman '11   author
Four St. Thomas students' idea for a solar-powered water purification system advanced to the final round of the global Hult Prize competition in March.
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