University of St. Thomas

2115 Summit Ave, St Paul, United States
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Overview of University of St. Thomas

About this school

The University of St. Thomas is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts institution. It was founded in 1885, adopted coeducation in 1976, and gained university status in 1990. Its 87-acre campus is located in a residential section of St. Paul.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:6,199
    • Men:3,318 (53.5%)
    • Women:2,881 (46.5%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of St. Thomas is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
3
4
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
4
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
2115 Summit Avenue
City, State, Zip
St. Paul, MN  55105-1096
Phone
(651) 962-6150
Fax
(651) 962-6160
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
December 15

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
85% of 6,255 applicants were admitted
Women
84% of 3,355 applicants were admitted
Men
86% of 2,900 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,734 (33%) of 5,300 admitted students enrolled
Women
820 (29%) of 2,813 admitted students enrolled
Men
914 (37%) of 2,487 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.60
375 And Above
42%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
8%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
26 average |24-28 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
26 average |23-29 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
27 average |24-29 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $41,133 (75.17819936396535%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,054 (18.37555287494974%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,000 (1.82768578425997%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,527 (4.618561976824944%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of St. Thomas accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning January 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002345
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,266 (84.5%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
959 (75.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
958 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
248 (25.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
86%
Average Award
$29,564
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 943 (98.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $23,620
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 636 (66.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,754
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 211 (22.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
276 (18.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $21,831

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
3,991 (67.2%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
3,227 (80.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,224 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
674 (20.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
84%
Average Award
$28,746
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,170 (98.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,068
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,511 (77.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,257
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 509 (15.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
632 (10.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,563

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
64%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$40,983
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
5.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
4.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Education, English, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Journalism/Publications, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$3,041

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


4-1-4

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


447

Part-Time Faculty


363

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


50%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 10% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 32% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 38% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 18% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 34% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 54% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 7% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
888,423

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of St. Thomas provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


88.4%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


65.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


75.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


77.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (59)


  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminology
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Finance, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Economics
  • Journalism, Other
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Psychology, Other
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health Education and Promotion
  • Real Estate
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Teacher Education
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Engineering, Biological/life sciences, Philosophy and religious studies

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry, Master of Science, Master of Studies in Law, Master of Arts in Religious Education, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Laws, Master of Arts, Master of Software Systems, Master of Building Construction

Master's Programs of Study (44)


  • Accounting
  • Art History
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Corporate and Organizational Communication
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Policy
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Ethics
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Human Development
  • Human Resources Development
  • Law
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Technology
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Organizational Management
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Psychology--General
  • Reading Education
  • Real Estate
  • Religion
  • Religious Education
  • Social Work
  • Software Engineering
  • Special Education
  • Student Affairs
  • Systems Engineering
  • Theology

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


290,770

Nearest Metropolitan Area


78 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Minneapolis-St. Paul

Weather


Temperature
2.8 average low in January, 78.8 average high in September
Rain
116 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
7 mile(s) from campus in Minneapolis/St. Paul
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Minneapolis
Nearest Train Station
2 mile(s) from campus in St. Paul

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


40% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


60%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Tomcat
School Colors
Purple and grey

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, golf, racquetball, sailing, soccer, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of St. Thomas offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


5,945

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
6,199
Women
2,881
Men
3,318

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 3.9% Asian
  • 2.6% Black/African-American
  • 4.7% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 83.7% White
  • 1.5% Unknown

International Students


2.6% from 78 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


3,679

Student Resources

Study resources