Saint Paul, MN
University of St Thomas-Saint Paul


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Recent Reviews

Yashica
Describe the students at your school.

My classemates are hardworking, fun and goal oriented.

Describe the students at your school.

My classemates are hardworking, fun and goal oriented.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Advice that I would give to students is that they should do everything possible to be involved on campus. Make the most of college by getting to know new people and making sure that you experience everything you can. Travel abroad, take a course you wouldn't normally take, do everything in your power to get out out of your comfort level and make the most of it. As for parents I would suggest that you let your child learn from the experiences at school. Encourage them to travel and participate as much as possible at school. Let them grow and just be there when they need you.

What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

The most frustrating thing about my school is how expensive it is. Don't get me wrong you totally get your money's worth but sometimes I feel like its a bit much.

Tim
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

breath deep... if you dont really know what you want to do go to a smaller school the profs will help you out alot

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

breath deep... if you dont really know what you want to do go to a smaller school the profs will help you out alot

What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?

how the administration is out to get you... THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE THE PROFS

Zachariah
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Make sure that the reason that one is coming here is to get a good education. There is a lot of other things to do on campus and one can get sidetracked and not get much needed homework done. The neighborhood around campus is mainly residential and smaller businesses, but there is a lot of things for students to do in the neighboring area.

What kind of person should attend this school?

One who desires to get a quality education and isn't afraid of working for it.

Tara
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Go on tours and try to find a school that is geared toward your area of interest/what you think you want to major in. Don't ...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Go on tours and try to find a school that is geared toward your area of interest/what you think you want to major in. Don't worry about where your highschool friends are going or where everyone else in highschool goes. Just get excited about college because no matter where you go you can have the time of your life.

What's unique about your campus?

The best thing about this school is the people and the professors. You will find people here who are just like you and are amazing! The professors really make the college experience though. They are completely dedicated to the students and are invaluable in helping find jobs/interships/advice/networking etc. St. Thomas is great becuase people are passionate, ambitious and ready to be successful.

What kind of person should not attend this school?

If you are looking for a liberal-hippie-artsy school St. Thomas is not for you, go down the street to Macalaster. If you are looking for a school where you can go wil its not for you either.

Ruth
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Make sure you go ona campus tour as well as an overnight visit. Ask advice of students not conducting your tours to get a f...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Make sure you go ona campus tour as well as an overnight visit. Ask advice of students not conducting your tours to get a feel for the true campus atmosphere.

Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

I'm not sure, probably the percentage hired after graduation.

What's unique about your campus?

The alumni job system. Alumni provide a good network for Tommies to get jobs after graduation.

Weston
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

As far as finding the right college, I believe it is important to view and research and visit as many schools as possible. ...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

As far as finding the right college, I believe it is important to view and research and visit as many schools as possible. If you can't afford to travel across the country to visist a school, then speak with someone who works there or someone who went there. Making yourself familiar with the school and its environment is crucial to picking the best school for you. As far as making the most out of the college experience, it's not about where you are or where you go, but what you do when you get there. Living in the moment, and making wise decisions honestly and earnestly is most definitely the recipe for getting the absolute best college experience.

What kind of person should attend this school?

Business oriented people who are driven to be financially successful.

What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

It's in the city, you always feel like too much is happening at a time.

Elzie
Describe the students at your school.

My typical classmate is white and very middle to upper-middle class.

Describe the students at your school.

My typical classmate is white and very middle to upper-middle class.

Describe your favorite campus traditions.

The University of Saint Thomas is probably best know for it's Business/Entrepreneurship programs. There is a major area of focus on business at this university and most students I have encountered here tend to major in business in some form, or at least minor in some area of business.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

In my modest opinion, there are several main criteria to alike to take into careful consideration. First off, the parent or student should attempt to get some type of feel for what it is the student wants to pursue upon the completion of college. Also think about whether the future college student works best in small class environments or not, and the overall environment of the school. Find a college that fits the mold. It is important to lay to think about life after of college before diving right into it, otherwise it may be like getting in a car with no destination in mind with inflating gas prices. Next, it would be recommended that the parent or student decide whether it would be best for the student to stay near home, or if it would be permissable for the student to leave the state. From there comes the financial aspect of college. How much financial aid can the student get for attending a particular school? Can the student pay for school and still have money left to enjoy life? How easy is it for that student to find a job around campus? Touring options in person is also key.

Kristina
Describe the students at your school.

My classmates are very friendly and willing to help or lend notes at any time.

Describe the students at your school.

My classmates are very friendly and willing to help or lend notes at any time.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

To parents and students looking for the right college I would say, make sure you go some place that you know you are going to love. If you don't love the school you are at, you wont have a good time!

What kind of person should attend this school?

The type of person that should attend this school is someone who is very focused on their school work. St. Thomas is a very good school, but the classes are hard and it takes a lot of work to get a good grade in these classes.

Travis
Describe the students at your school.

My classmates are friendly, academicly focused, smart, and overall great to be around.

Describe the students at your school.

My classmates are friendly, academicly focused, smart, and overall great to be around.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Make sure you make an overnight visit so you can understand what the campus is like if u were living there. Attend a class to see if the class size is right for you.

What kind of person should attend this school?

Somebody who is ready for an academic challenge, and ready to have four great years.

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  • Tuition & Fees
  • $39,594
  • Acceptance rate
  • 83%

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