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St. Thomas is a Best Value in Education
When it comes to academic quality, U.S. News & World Report ranks St. Thomas a top value in Minnesota, and one of the best values in the nation.
We Are Tommies
Meet students and alumni who are showing the world what it means to be a Tommie.
Higher education with a higher calling
Educating morally responsible leaders who advance the common good.
With eight schools and colleges, St. Thomas offers a comprehensive university with undergraduate and graduate options for everyone. Our two-year college, Dougherty Family College, is for students who want to obtain a four-year college degree. They receive financial, academic and professional support on the way to their goals.
St. Thomas also offers non-credit classes, mini master's programs and additional courses through Continuing and Professional Education (CAPE) that will help you accelerate your career and gain new skills.
of classes are taught by faculty (not teaching assistants)
Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
At St. Thomas we believe diversity, equity and inclusion are indispensable to academic excellence and the holistic development of our students. Our university community includes and welcomes ALL people.
Visit Our Campuses
With one campus along the Mississippi River in St. Paul, a second campus in the heart of downtown Minneapolis, and a third campus in Rome, St. Thomas offers an urban experience with lots of greenery thrown in. But you can't believe everything you read on the internet. So come to campus and see it all for yourself.
New Schoenecker Center
Opening in 2024 with over 130,000 square feet, the Schoenecker Center will help St. Thomas meet the rapidly evolving needs of the community and employers by enabling collaborative, interdisciplinary education that incorporates diverse viewpoints into students’ work.
New School of Nursing
Starting in Fall 2022, the new School of Nursing will offer pre-licensure bachelor's and master's nursing degrees, designed to educate students to enter nursing practice with clinical excellence and ingenuity. Both programs feature a unique emphasis on whole-person healing to advance health equity and social justice.
Racial Justice Initiative
The Racial Justice Initiative, led by Dr. Yohuru Williams, facilitates research, explores opportunities for community engagement, and sponsors critical conversations focused on history, race, and obstacles to progress, with a strong focus on the external community.
News from St. Thomas
In the News: Martha Scheckel and MayKao Hang on the Morrison Family College of Health
Susan S. Morrison School of Nursing Founding Director Martha Scheckel and Dr. MayKao Y. Hang, vice president of strategic initiatives and founding dean of the Morrison Family College of Health, recently spoke with The Catholic Spirit about the importance of a school that imparts lessons with a holistic approach to health and well-being. From the… The post In the News: Martha Scheckel and MayKao Hang on the Morrison Family College of Health appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
Fowler Business Concept Challenge Participant Payton Maas Interviewed by WCCO Radio
Fowler Business Concept Challenge participant Payton Maas was interviewed by Vineeta Sawkar of WCCO Radio. Maas' concept is Conversation Candles, which sells gift boxes designed to stimulate memories through scent for people with dementia. Moss volunteered for nonprofit Resounding Voices in Rochester, a choir for dementia patients. The singers have a conversation hour afterward, and… The post Fowler Business Concept Challenge Participant Payton Maas Interviewed by WCCO Radio appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
Education Graduate Student Diego Luke Finds Identity Through Podcast
School of Education graduate student Diego Luke was featured in the Star Tribune highlighting his recent podcast with his mom, Laurie Stern. Luke, born as Aa Tiko' Rujux-Xicay, was adopted from Guatemala by white parents. The podcast, "All Relative: Defining Diego," launched in October, centers around him exploring his identity and growing up as an… The post Education Graduate Student Diego Luke Finds Identity Through Podcast appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
In Our Prayers: John Povolny ’47, ’92 MA
Please remember in your prayers John Povolny ’47, ’92 MA, who passed away on Nov. 11 at age 95. After working for many years at 3M, John was one of the original founders of the School of Engineering at St. Thomas in 1985. For decades, he was a faculty member and adviser in School of… The post In Our Prayers: John Povolny ’47, ’92 MA appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
The Associated Press Features St. Thomas Football
The St. Thomas football team was featured by The Associated Press in a story highlighting its journey to Division I and game stats since the transition. From the article: Sixteen months ago, as St. Thomas prepared to complete an unprecedented jump up in competition, one set of just-for-fun national power rankings pegged the Minnesota Catholic… The post The Associated Press Features St. Thomas Football appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.