University of St. Thomas
St. Thomas University is a Roman Catholic, archdiocesan, liberal arts university. It was founded in 1885. The private university is considered Minnesota's largest private institution. The institution established a military curriculum on campus in 1903 and conferred its first degrees in 1915. Later, in 1922, the institution made military training available to students as an option. Today, the University of St. Thomas offers more than 150 programmes in a variety of majors and minors. It also provides approximately 50 graduate programmes through its eight academic colleges' staff.

Cost of attendance

The annual cost of attending University of Saint Thomas is around $60,458 USD. On average, the university gives scholarships and financial help worth up to $21,000 USD each student.


Several residential halls on campus provide student housing in the United States. All of the residence halls are co-ed and cater to first-year, transfer, and upper-year students. First-year students receive a double bedroom with shared restrooms and common areas for studying and relaxing. The cost of on-campus living ranges from $2,700 to $4,800 per semester. Off-campus accommodation costs roughly 1000 to 1500 USD per month on average.

Acceptance rate

There are 9878 students registered at the university; overseas students make up 11% of our student population and come from 41 different countries. Admission at the University of St. Thomas (MN) is more selective, with an acceptance rate of 89 percent.


St. Paul, Minneapolis, and Rome are the university's three campuses (Bernardi). The main campus of St. Thomas is located on Summit Avenue, the country's longest Victoria Avenue. The Anderson Students Center, the Anderson Athletic and Recreational Center, the O'Shaughnessy Library, and the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas are all located on the North Campus. Cafes, restaurants, chemist shops, department stores, and stationery are all nearby. The campuses are conveniently accessible by public transportation. Through campus activities, clubs, ensembles, volunteer organisations, and student government, over 140 student clubs and organisations assist students broaden their horizons. Students also participate in community service. On campus, the university hosts a variety of festivals, events, quizzes, and competitions.


The University of St. Thomas is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Jobs and Placement

Within a year following graduation, around 95 percent of students are hired at the institution. In addition, 90 percent of Minnesota's top public corporations actively recruit St. Thomas students. Through its Career Development Center, the university also provides students with on-campus research and internship possibilities. According to Payscale, the average yearly pay paid to University of Saint Thomas graduates is $75,000 USD.

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