The University of St. Thomas School of Law building in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Welcome to the University of St. Thomas School of Law! Here, you will find more than just a guaranteed tuition rate – we are recognized nationally for practical training (ranked #3 in the nation by The National Jurist), our exceptional professors (ranked #8 nationwide by Princeton Review), our groundbreaking Mentor Externship program (#1 in the country since 2010), and an unbeatable student experience (ranked #4 for quality of life by Princeton Review) that provides endless opportunities to experience life in the legal field, in both the classroom and the courtroom. Our unique mission is the foundation on which we've built a community that emphasizes professional excellence and public service. Visit campus and see for yourself!

Top Rankings

  • #1 in U.S. for externships (The National Jurist, 2013)
  • #1 in Upper Midwest for clinical training (U.S. News and World Report, 2016)
  • #1 private law school in Minnesota (U.S. News and World Report, 2016)
  • #3 in U.S. for practical training (The National Jurist, 2015)
  • #4 in U.S. for quality of life (The Princeton Review, 2014)
  • #8 in U.S. for best professors (The Princeton Review, 2014)