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School of Law

Student Life

Student Life at the School of Law

St. Thomas is not only an outstanding law school; it is an outstanding place to be a law student. We are proud to be among the best law schools for quality of life - ranked #8 on The Princeton Review’s “Best Quality of Student Life” list in 2021.

We draw passionate students from around the world with a wide range of experiences, voices and beliefs who want to improve the world in which they live. With more than three dozen active student organizations at the School of Law, our students have ample opportunity to put their commitment to service, leadership and social justice to work.

Building a Whole-Person Education

Beyond the Classroom

The School of Law provides multiple opportunities for a student to expand their education.
Student Quality of Life
Princeton Review, 2021
Student Satisfaction
Percentage of first-year law students who said they would still attend St. Thomas for law school if they had to choose again, 2022
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Your Learning Community

Tour of Campus

Explore the beautiful St. Thomas School of Law building located in downtown Minneapolis.

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Our Community

The Twin Cities and Our Campus

The University of St. Thomas School of Law is located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. Minneapolis and the nearby capital city of St. Paul, also known as the Twin Cities, make up the core of the metropolitan area and include contemporary skylines, historic architecture, park trails and greenways, lakes and the Mississippi and Minnesota rivers. The two cities and the surrounding suburbs have a population of more than 3.7 million residents. The Twin Cities area is the business, entertainment and cultural center of the upper Midwest.

Safety and Support

At St. Thomas, we believe in whole-person care. From your physical safety to mental well-being, we have services in place to help you succeed while in school.
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Access a Wealth of Knowledge

The Law Library

The Schoenecker Law Library is home to all of your research needs.