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University of St Thomas

Country

Saint Paul, USA

Overall Ranking

301 in Times Higher Education

Fees

Varies

Overview

  • The University of St. Thomas in Saint Paul and Minnesota was founded in 1885. The private Catholic university has its main campus in Saint Paul and two others in Minneapolis and Rome. 
  • With a high acceptance rate of nearly 80%, the institution ranks 81st among the Best Value Schools in the US. St. Thomas offers 88 majors and 59 minors at the undergraduate level, 41 postgraduate, seven pre-professional, two education specialist programs and five doctorate degrees. 
  • The AACSB has accredited the Opus College of Business, and the Engineering program has been ranked 38th across all universities in the country. Arts, Natural Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, Law, Business, Management and several interdisciplinary programs are the most popular majors offered. 
  • The applications for admissions into St Thomas are to be filled through the University's Application Portal for intake into the Fall and Spring semesters. Academic transcripts, LORs, essays, CVs, program-specific documents and scores on English Language Proficiency tests, SAT, ACT, GMAT, GRE etc., should also be submitted with no application fee. 
  • The average undergraduate tuition and fee is 23,174 USD per semester, whereas postgraduate courses are 21,785 USD per semester. Financial aid is provided to international and domestic students through loans, grants and several merit-based and need-based scholarships, which waive off up to 21,000 USD per year. Around 93% of the graduates from Saint Thomas secure well-paid jobs with an average annual salary of 49,400 USD.
About the University

Year of establishment

1885

University Website Link

https://www.stthomas.edu/

Total Students

6500

Total International Students

380

Size of Campus

78 acres

International Students Website

https://www.stthomas.edu/oiss/

University of St Thomas Ranking

Ranking Provider
Rank

Times Higher Education

301

Popular Courses Offered

Postgraduate

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

Duration

12 months

Tutiton Fees

3,140,839

Undergraduate

Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

Duration

48 months

Tutiton Fees

3,911,170

Undergraduate

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

Duration

48 months

Tutiton Fees

3,911,170

Eligibility

  • Transcripts/academic records from previous colleges/universities (If any).
  • The whole set of high school grades, GRE/GMAT, and SAT/ACT exam results must be included in the high school transcript, which is sent straight from the school.
  • As a measure of language proficiency, standardised test scores are used.
  • Recommendation letters.
  • A personal essay describing meaningful involvement and service in school, church, or community activities.
  • Any event, person, or educational experience that has had a significant impact on the life of a student.
  • Additional personal and professional information is available.

Despite the fact that the school has no minimum score requirement, the following table shows the average score of the middle half of the class:

Test

Score Range

ACT

24-29

SAT

1080-1290

GPA

3.4-3.9

 

International applicants can submit one of the following scores to demonstrate English proficiency:

Test

Minimum Required Score

TOEFL (iBT)

80

TOEFL (PBT)

500

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

500

PTE

53

ACT

21

West African Exams Council Senior School Certificate

B3

GTEC CBT

1200

International Baccalaureate (IB) English score

4

ELS Language Center

Level 112 completion certificate with a minimum GPA of 2

IELTS

6.5


 

 


 

 

Admission Process

Students can apply for several programmes provided by the University of Saint Thomas online through the official university application page.

Candidates interested in attending the University of Saint Thomas should apply before the deadlines.

Deadline

Dates

Priority Deadline

January 15

Regular Deadline

April 1

Late Applicants

July 10


 

Accommodation

The university has many residential halls on campus that provide student housing in the United States. All of the residence halls are coed and have separate sections for first-year, transfer, and upper-year students. First-year students receive a double room with a shared bathroom and common areas for studying and relaxing.

For second and transfer year students, apartments and suite-style living halls are offered. Single and double bedrooms, semi-private lavatories, and communal areas such as kitchens, study rooms, and lounges are all available in the rooms. Apartment-style accommodation with single bedrooms, living areas, and kitchens is available for higher division students in Junior, Senior, and Transfer.
The prices of the residence halls are listed below.

Residential halls

Costs per semester in USD

Brady Hall, Dowling hall

2,700-4,000

Cretin Hall

3,000-3,300

Grace Hall

3,426- 3,900

Ireland Hall

3,550- 4,000

Murray Hall

3,900

St. John Vianney

3,550

Tommie North & East 

4,000- 4,300

Apartments Style Housing

Morrison Hall

4,000- 4,800

Flynn Hall 

3,900 -4,800

2151 Grand Avenue & 2085 Grand Avenue 

3,900 -4,600

2140 Summit

4,600

Transfer Housing

2109 Grand Avenue & 2110 Summit Avenue

2,700- 3,550


 

Placements

Within a year following graduation, over 95% of students find work at the institution. In addition, 90 percent of Minnesota's top public corporations actively recruit St. Thomas students. The university's Career Development Center also provides students with possibilities for on-campus research and internships.

According to Payscale, the average yearly pay paid to University of Saint Thomas graduates is $75,000 USD. The following are some of the wages obtained by university graduates:

Position 

Average Salary in USD

Project manager 

49,000- 113,000

Mechanical Engineer 

58,000-90,000

Software Engineer 

60,000-89,000

Marketing Manager 

49,000-140,000


 

Leap Scholar Verdict

Advantages

In 2021 Best National University Rankings, the University of St. Thomas holds 133rd position.

When it comes to the graduate employment rate, it secured 65th, with more than 80% of students employed.

The main campus is located in the heart of the vibrant two cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

The acceptance rate is 83%, and more than 6,000 students get enrolled from 45 states and 37 countries.

The University of St. Thomas offers more than 150 undergraduate programs.

Get all your Questions Answered

Where is University of St Thomas located?

University of St Thomas is located in Saint Paul, USA

How much does it cost to study in University of St Thomas?

The average first year cost to study in University of St Thomas is INR 3552417

What is the acceptance rate for University of St Thomas?

University of St Thomas has an acceptance rate of 12.5%

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