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Get to Know Minneapolis and St. Paul

Living in the Twin Cities

A Great Place to Study, Live, Work and Play

Vibrant and inviting, the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul are one of the best places you could choose to attend college or pursue a graduate degree. With something for everyone, in each season of the year, the possibilities are endless.

  • Minneapolis and St. Paul ranked Best Cities for Young Professionals (Forbes Magazine)
  • One of the top job markets in the nation and the best metro area for job seekers (Forbes Magazine)
  • The Twin Cities rank as one of the most fun cities in the United States (Portfolio Magazine)
  • More theater seats per capita than any other city besides New York (Time Magazine)‌
  • The healthiest, fittest cities in the United States (The American College of Sports Medicine)
  • Top 10 for rock concerts per capita (Songkick)
  • #1 for volunteerism (Corporation for National and Community Service)
  • Minneapolis and St. Paul ranked top two park systems in the country (The Trust for Public Land)

St. Thomas alumni work at all 18 Fortune 500 companies based in Minnesota.

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In the Heart of the City

The Minneapolis campus of the University of St. Thomas is conveniently located right in the heart of downtown, in close proximity to numerous large and mid-size corporations, nonprofit organizations and small businesses. The location makes it perfect for business students interested in internships, networking on and off campus and interviewing. Guest speakers, panelists and interviewers from local corporations and organizations also enjoy the ease of visiting our campus.

Minnesota Fortune 500 Companies

3M
Ameriprise Financial
Best Buy
C.H. Robinson Worldwide
CHS
Ecolab
General Mills
Hormel Foods
Land O’Lakes
Mosaic
Patterson
Polaris Industries
Securian Financial Group
Supervalu
Target
Thrivent Financial
UnitedHealth Group
U.S. Bancorp
Xcel Energy