About St. Thomas
The University of St. Thomas is located in a friendly, historic, residential St. Paul neighborhood bordering the Mississippi River, midway between the downtowns of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Founded in 1885, St. Thomas is a Catholic comprehensive urban university that emphasizes a values-centered, career-oriented education. The largest private university in Minnesota, St. Thomas offers bachelor's degrees in over 85 major fields of study and more than 45 graduate degree programs including master's, education specialist, juris doctor and doctorates. The University of St. Thomas has an excellent reputation as a university that fosters a tradition of service to the public and an energetic, thoughtful approach to the challenges of contemporary life.
The St. Thomas Mission reads: "Inspired by Catholic Intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good."
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