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St. Thomas Top Doctoral Institution in Minnesota for Study Abroad, International Enrollment Steady

The Institute of International Education recently released Open Doors Report 2019 shows St. Thomas has the most international students (705) among private universities in Minnesota and remains fourth in the state overall for international enrollment. St. Thomas currently ranks 17th in the nation for undergraduate study abroad participation at doctoral institutions (772 students), and the top in Minnesota.
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University Announces Two New Residence Halls, Brady and Dowling Renovations, More Parking on Campus

Four Residence Life construction projects will begin on campus next summer. In addition to the Chapel Expansion announced last week, the University of St. Thomas is moving forward with plans to build two new residence halls with underground parking and to begin renovations at Brady and Dowling Residence Halls over the next three summers.
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Freshman Class Maintains Record-setting Academic Profile, Is Most Diverse

The freshman class maintains last year's record-setting academic profile and also is the most diverse class in the history of St. Thomas, with 16 percent students of color.

Anderson Student Center Wins ‘LEED Gold’ From Green Building Council

The University of St. Thomas’ new Anderson Student Center has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. The university in 2008 adopted a policy of pursuing green, sustainable and energy-efficient strategies for all new building projects; this marks the first time, however, that it submitted a building for LEED certification.