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

Jordan Osterman '11   author
The University of St. Thomas Center for Sleep has been helping out Tommie athletes for years by educating them on the health benefits of quality Z's.
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Brittany Stojsavljevic   author
In the ranks of seniors graduating this weekend, we have students who earned the Chief’s Award from the City of St. Paul for helping a woman in distress in 2014, a student who served as an ambassador on a Minnesota trade mission to Mexico, and students who have done research on everything from political cynicism to drying breadfruit. Read a roundup of the stories the Newsroom has written about Class of 2017 students since they arrived on campus.
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Jordan Osterman '11   author
Some guidance on potential research over a J-Term in Tanzania helped spark a years-long mentoring relationship between justice and peace studies assistant professor and department chair Amy Finnegan and senior Laura Kvasnicka.
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Jordan Osterman '11   author
A research opportunity helped spark an organic mentor-mentee relationship for health and human performance professor Lesley Scibora and junior Chris Hornung.
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