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Transfer Students

Small Classes, Huge Potential

At St. Thomas you’ll find a rich academic tradition offering undergraduate student-faculty research and internships in a metropolitan location. You will find a community that values your experiences and understands how they enrich our academic environment.

Why St. Thomas? The University of St. Thomas’ School of Engineering is ranked among the top 40 engineering schools by US news and World Report. Our rigorous programs are fully accredited featuring:

  • Practical hands-on learning
  • Technical depth
  • Industry experience

By combining practical engineering knowledge with our liberal arts core curriculum, you’ll get the skills employers want. As a Catholic university, we welcome people of all faiths.

Planning ahead can save you money. Contact us now, and our transfer coordinator, Dr. Jenny Holte will guide you in choosing courses so your community college credits are sure to transfer. You do not need to apply to receive transfer advising.

For more information on how your courses will transfer into our programs checkout our community college course guides below and the credit transfer tool.

Community College Plans of Study

  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College
  • Century College
  • Inver Hills Community College
  • Normandale Community College
  • St. Paul College
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College

    Century College

    Inver Hills Community College

    Normandale Community College

    St. Paul College

    Anoka-Ramsey Community College

    Century College

    Inver Hills Community College

    Normandale Community College

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    Transfer Scholarships

    All admitted students are automatically considered for University of St. Thomas' Transfer Student Scholarships. Awards range from $5,000 to $26,000. For more information on transfer student scholarships for undergraduates, view the Scholarships for Future Students.

    Coming soon! Admitted students for Fall 2022 will also be able to apply for the APEX Transfer Scholarship Program which include annual awards of up to $10,000.

    Spotlight: Get to Know Our Transfer Student Alumni

    Our transfer students are truly talented. Here is just a glimpse of our engineering transfer student alumni.
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    Ahmed Eshmawy ‘17

    Ahmed Eshmawy was hired into the Manufacturing Leadership program at General Dynamics Missions Systems after graduating with a degree in mechanical engineering from St. Thomas.
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    Sara Sargent ’17

    If you have ever wondered how cars have become so advanced, whether they will eventually be fully self-driving, or how driver-assisting and self-driving technology works, Sara Sargent has some answers for you.
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    St. Thomas students major in engineering
    100%
    Of students work with industry partners in the Senior Design Clinic
    15% +
    Of new engineering students each fall are transfer students