The University of St. Thomas, a Catholic comprehensive urban university, is known nationally for academic excellence that prepares students for the complexities of the contemporary world. With 10,221 undergraduate and graduate students, it is Minnesota's largest independent college or university. St. Thomas maintains an average student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1. Classes are taught by professors, not teaching assistants. The university welcomes students of all ages, religions, races and financial backgrounds.
University of St. Thomas at a glance
- Undergraduate: 6,234
- Graduate: 3,995
Undergraduate student distribution
- Domestic students: 85% White, 4% Black, 4% Hispanic, 4% Asian, 3% multiracial, <1% American Indian/Alaskan Native, excludes race/ethnicity unknown
- International students are 5% of total undergraduate enrollment
- Student/faculty ratio: 15:1
- Average class size: 21
- Number undergraduate majors: More than 90
First-year student profile
- Average ACT score: The middle 50% of enrolled students had ACT composite scores between 24 and 29; 96% of students presented the ACT as part of their applications.
- Average SAT score: The middle 50% range for SAT composite: 1080-1290; 7% of students submitted the SAT as part of their applications.
- High school GPA: 3.6
- Percentage from Minnesota: 80%
- Percentage who live on campus: 90%
- 2015-16 undergraduate tuition and fees: $38,105
- Room and board: $9,420
- Percentage first-time undergraduates receiving financial aid: More than 90%