The University of St. Thomas is a private university in St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota. Founded in 1885 as a Catholic seminary, it is named after Thomas Aquinas, the medieval Catholic theologian and philosopher who is the patron saint of students. As of fall 2021, St. Thomas enrolled 9,347 students, making it Minnesota's largest private, nonprofit university.
UST offers over 150 undergraduate majors and minors and 55+ graduate programs. It is known for its strong liberal arts, business, and engineering programs. UST is also home to the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship, which is ranked among the top entrepreneurship programs in the country.
UST's campus is located in the heart of the Twin Cities, and is home to a variety of cultural attractions, including the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Walker Art Center, and the Guthrie Theater. UST is also a member of the Summit League, and its athletic teams are known as the Tommies.