When it comes to academic quality, U.S. News & World Report ranks St. Thomas the top value in Minnesota, and one of the best values in the nation.
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Educating morally responsible leaders who advance the common good.
Our professors know incredible things, like your first name.
With eight schools and colleges, St. Thomas offers a comprehensive university with undergraduate and graduate options for everyone. The Dougherty Family College is a two-year program for inspired students who want to obtain a four-year college degree and face financial or social obstacles on the way to their goal.
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.
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
Martha Scheckel, director of the St. Thomas School of Nursing, recently sat down with Jake Gerhartz, RN, PHN, MN, who graduated from St. Thomas with a degree in exercise science from the Department of Health and Exercise Science. Scheckel and Gerhartz, now a registered nurse at Regions Hospital, discussed the nursing shortage, nursing during a… The post Relentless Support: A Conversation About Life as a Modern Nurse appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
Dr. MayKao Hang, founding dean of the Morrison Family College of Health, spoke with Minnesota Live on KSTP-TV about the national nursing shortage due to retirements and burnout. She said the new School of Nursing program that is now taking applications for fall 2022 will educate more nurses into the field. However, she said, "Before… The post In the News: Dr. MayKao Hang Discusses Need for More Nurses appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
Dr. Buffy Smith, interim dean of Dougherty Family College, spoke with the Longfellow-Nokomis Messenger about how the supports the college provides its students, coupled with the one-on-one mentoring and high expectations the faculty has for the scholars, will help them reach their fullest potential. From the article: "At DFC, we encourage scholars to ask a… The post How Dougherty Family College Support of Scholars Equals Success appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
St. Thomas Football introduced its latest Division I signing class on Dec. 15, National Signing Day. The high school graduating Class of 2022 has 28 players from 11 states making their formal commitment to the Twin Cities-based university and to coach Glenn Caruso's program. "We're tremendously proud to welcome new Tommies into our football family,"… The post Meet the 28 New Tommie Football Recruits Incoming From 11 States appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
University of St. Thomas football coach Glenn Caruso met with reporters on Wednesday afternoon to review the Tommies' 2022 recruiting class. KSTP-TV aired a portion of that news conference. The post In the News: Watch St. Thomas Coach Caruso Review the 2022 Recruiting Class appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.