University of St Thomas Minnesota Overview
Located in Saint Paul, Minnesota, University of St Thomas Minnesota is a private not-for-profit institution. Saint Paul is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.
What Is University of St Thomas Minnesota Known For?
- Students at UST MN have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 1%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
- The highest award offered at UST MN is the doctor's degree.
- In 2017-2018, 52% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from UST MN with a bachelor's degree make about $56,800 a year. That's 39% more than those who graduate from other schools.
- The average UST MN student graduates in 4.2 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.
University of St Thomas Minnesota Rankings
We have ranked UST MN as #221 out of 2,320 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. It is also ranked #7 out of 44 schools in Minnesota.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
UST MN has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UST MN.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards UST MN has earned from around the web.
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Where Is University of St Thomas Minnesota?
Contact details for UST MN are given below.
|Address:||2115 Summit Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1078|
How Do I Get Into UST MN?
You can apply to UST MN online at: www.stthomas.edu/fr/apply/
Admission Requirements for UST MN
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into UST MN?
Approximately 47% of accepted students are men and 53% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 85%, and the acceptance rate for women is 83%.
Average Test Scores
About 5% of students accepted to UST MN submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 540 and 650. Math scores were between 550 and 680.
Can I Afford University of St Thomas Minnesota?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UST MN, approximately 55% of students took out student loans averaging $10,080 a year. That adds up to $40,320 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UST MN is 1.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
University of St Thomas Minnesota Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 3,469 graduate students at the school.
Of the 6,137 full-time undergraduates at UST MN, 53% are male and 47% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of St Thomas Minnesota students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||228|
|Hispanic or Latino||375|
Minnesota students aren't the only ones who study at University of St Thomas Minnesota. At this time, 25 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 64 countries are represented at UST MN. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, China, and Mexico.
Online Learning at University of St Thomas Minnesota
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UST MN has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 37th most popular in Minnesota for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of UST MN
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of St Thomas Minnesota was 11.8%. This is the #1,224 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UST MN regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UST MN majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||43%|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||43%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UST MN ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UST MN.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#185|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#209|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
University of St Thomas Minnesota Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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