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.

Student-Faculty Research

Patty Petersen   author
Students who lack sleep are more likely to abuse drugs, experience depression and seriously consider suicide. St. Thomas' Center for College Sleep addresses these issues.
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Jordan Osterman '11   author
Junior Abby Sunberg and mathematics staff Molly Peterson's collaboration around calculus helped bring an underdeveloped aspect of mathematics forward: the visual.
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Kelly Engebretson '99 M.A.   author
There used to be a time long ago when all an undergraduate needed to land a job was a college degree. Get the lowdown on how you can build your resume now for a head start on your post-graduation job search.
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Jordan Osterman '11   author
Excel! Research Scholars program helps launch first-generation students like Dustyn Montgomery from their bachelor's degrees onto advanced degrees.
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