Mission and Vision

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The University of St. Thomas is committed to the Catholic intellectual tradition and dialogue between faith and reason. As a comprehensive university grounded in the liberal arts, we educate you to think critically, communicate effectively, succeed professionally and lead ethically. By pursuing excellence in teaching, scholarship and service, we embody and instill in you the core values of our founders, the Basilian Fathers:
Goodness
GOODNESS
We serve God in faith and love by giving of ourselves to students, colleagues and society.
 
Discipline
DISCIPLINE
We demand personal responsibility, accountability and integrity in ourselves and in one another.
 
Knowledge
KNOWLEDGE
We pursue truth and academic excellence in the Catholic intellectual tradition, emphasizing the dialogue between faith and reason.