University of St. Thomas requires a minimum of 120 credit hours to complete a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. University of St. Thomas accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, University of St. Thomas has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 62% of students who start college at University of St. Thomas complete all the credits required within six years.
University of St. Thomas offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: University of St. Thomas may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
University of St. Thomas has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with University of St. Thomas directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, University of St. Thomas students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at University of St. Thomas.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.
Double Majoring at University of St. Thomas
University of St. Thomas offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.
✅ University of St. Thomas offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ University of St. Thomas has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ University of St. Thomas offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ University of St. Thomas offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at University of St. Thomas.
✅ University of St. Thomas requires an internship for all students.
Internships can help students gain hands on work experience for their resume, network, and explore career paths without committing to one path. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Doherty Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
University of St. Thomas does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does University of St. Thomas have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
University of St. Thomas has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at University of St. Thomas include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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