University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul, Minnesota


The University of St. Thomas is a Catholic, comprehensive university that fosters a tradition of service to the public and an energetic, thoughtful approach to the challenges of contemporary life. Located in Minnesota's vibrant Twin Cities area, St. Thomas offers its students a wide range of employment opportunities, cultural events and volunteer activities. We are a campus connected to community to meet the challenges of today. Serving more than 10,500 undergraduate and graduate students, St. Thomas is a thriving academic community for the active mind ... like yours.

St. Paul Campus. The 78-acre St. Paul campus consists of the original 45-acre campus, five acres of adjacent properties and 28 acres of the Saint Paul Seminary campus (informally referred to as the "south" campus) that was transferred in a 1987 affiliation between St. Thomas and the seminary.

Among the Great Colleges in Minneapolis. St. Thomas began offering classes in 1987 at a remodeled department store in downtown Minneapolis. In fall 1992, the university opened a permanent, million, 150,000-square-foot campus at 1000 LaSalle Ave. The building, named Terrence Murphy Hall in May 2000, is headquarters to the Opus College of Business. Today, St. Thomas has become one of the top colleges in Minneapolis.

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The University of St. Thomas is a Catholic, independent, liberal arts university that emphasizes values-centered, career-oriented education. With more than 10,000 students, it is Minnesota's largest independent college or university. The university welcomes students of all ages, religions, races and financial backgrounds. All bachelor degrees awarded by the University of St. Thomas shall meet the core curriculum requirements of the undergraduate program. The core curriculum is organized into nine curricular areas.

The importance of offering a well integrated undergraduate core curriculum flows from the commitment of St. Thomas as a Catholic university to the underlying unity of the human person: we are called to integrity in our personal, social, and spiritual lives. The unity of the person entails the interrelatedness of the various branches of knowledge, and we are guided in our search for such interrelations by the recognition that faith and reason are fundamentally compatible and complementary. Moreover, this vision of the human person brings into focus the communitarian dimension of the person, leading us to emphasize the ethical and social development of all students and to insist that knowledge should serve the common good. Finally, because this tradition calls upon us to recognize the dignity of the human person, the curriculum fosters both an appreciation for the life of the mind and an awareness of interdependence with others on local, national, and global levels.

The University of St. Thomas grants the degrees Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Bachelor of Music (B.M.), Bachelor of Science (B.S.), the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (B.S.E.E.) and Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (B.S.M.E.) to individuals who successfully complete its undergraduate degree programs. These undergraduate degrees have two components: the core curriculum and the major concentration.

Requirements for Undergraduate

English: IELTS: 6.5 or above, or TOEFL: 80 or above

Academic: High school completion GPA 3 or equivalent

Requirements For Graduate Programs

English: (Except MBA & Social Work IELTS 7) IELTS: 6.5, or TOEFL: 80

Academic: Bachelor completion for Masters, other requirements vary by UST School.

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