University of St. Thomas Accreditation


NCA logoThe University of St. Thomas in Minnesota is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools of the Higher Learning Commission. Regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States. The commission sets a standard of integrity for universities, taking into consideration the academic mission, strategy, resources, assessment process, teaching effectiveness, student learning, usefulness of curricula and community involvement.

Additional Accreditations


  • North Central Association of Colleges and Schools of the Higher Learning Commission
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • Minnesota Board of Teaching (BOT)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME)
  • Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)