St Thomas School Of Law Admissions Essay

There are many different options for living here in the Twin Cities.  Below you will find several helpful resources to assist you in your housing search.

  • ApartmentSearch by CORT - Contact Amy Halvorson, our Relocation Specialist. ApartmentSearch is a free service. You can reach Amy by phone at (952) 657-7336, cell - (612) 508-4956 or by email at
  • FurnitureSearch by CORT - Contact Jessica Naber to rent furniture for your apartment.  You can reach Jessica by email at
  • University of St. Thomas Off-Campus Student Services - The University of St. Thomas' undergraduate campus is located in beautiful St. Paul along the Mississippi River.  The school operates a free shuttle that runs from 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. between our two campuses.  The Off-Campus Student center provides a great list of housing and roommate listings in the St. Paul area.  Most of the housing is near the St. Paul campus and roommate listings for undergraduate students but every so often there are Minneapolis apartments listed along with graduate roommate listings. We encourage you to utilize this service.
  • Email Admissions at or connect via Skype @ustlaw if you're in need of additional help.

Current Student Housing Ambassadors

Our current student housing ambassadors are your best link to living in the Twin Cities. Please feel free to reach out to them as you look for housing.

Anna Guler (3L), familiar with the St. Paul around the St. Thomas campus, Downtown Minneapolis, and many suburbs (St. Louis Park, Hopkins, Minnetonka , Edina, Bloomington, Richfield, Eden Prairie, Savage, Prior Lake, Shakopee, Burnsville, Eagan, Lakeville, and Chanhassen.)

Jackie Leffner (3L), familiar with housing options around St. Thomas, Loring Park, and suburbs.

Robin Polk (3L), familiar with the Marcy-Holmes neighborhood as well as dinky town and north/northeast Minneapolis.

Mary Butler (3L), familiar with St. Paul.

Lindsay Hewitt (2L), familiar with St. Paul, Highland Park, southwest suburbs (Eden Prairie), Uptown Minneapolis and Downtown Minneapolis.

Travis LaChance (2L), familiar with Loring Park, Uptown Minneapolis and Downtown Minneapolis.

Ali Hitt (2L), familiar with Loring Park, Loring Heights, Stevens Square and Downtown Minneapolis.

Kirsten Hash (2L), familiar with Downtown Minneapolis.

Emily Weber (1L), familiar with Loring Park and Downtown Minneapolis as well as multiple southwest suburbs including Minnetonka, Wayzata, Hopkins, Eden Prairie, Chaska, Chanhassen, Mound, Waconia, Shakopee, and Bloomington.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Email:


Student Feedback on Local Housing

Our current students have offered candid feedback as to their housing experiences and recommendations.  We hope these comments will be useful as you consider your housing options:‌‌

2017 Student Housing Survey Results

2018 Student Housing Survey Results

Surrounding Neighborhood Descriptions

Minneapolis neighborhoods

Maps / Directions

Bus / Light Rail   

Apartment Searches

Apartment Finder-Minneapolis
Apartment Finder-St. Paul
Apartment Living Guide
ApartmentSearch (formerly RelocationCentral)  
Eitel Building City Apartments
Hot Pads

Realty Companies

Coldwell Banker Burnet 
Edina Realty

K-12 Education

Minnesota Department of Education
Catholic School Listing

Juris Doctor (J.D.)

Full-time (12-17 credits/semester) tuition for the fall 2017 entering class is $19,935 per semester for fall and spring semesters. Part-time (8-11 credits/semester) tuition for the fall 2017 entering class is $14,951 per semester for fall and spring semesters. All students taking summer term classes will be charged $1,360 per credit. All students also are required to pay an annual technology fee of $222 and a student activity fee of $155.

Students entering in fall 2017 as part-time students who enroll in the recommended first-semester course load of 12 credits will be charged the part-time tuition rate of $14,951 for their first semester, despite their 12-credit course load.

LL.M. in U.S. Law

Full-time (12-17 credits/semester) tuition for the 2017-18 academic year is $19,935 per semester for fall and spring semesters. Full-time students also are required to pay a technology fee of $222 and a student activity fee of $155. Generous scholarships are available to top applicants.

M.S.L. & LL.M. in Organizational Ethics & Compliance

Tuition for the on-campus Organizational Ethics and Compliance program in the 2017-18 academic year is $1,360 per credit. Students enrolled in 6 or more credits a semester will be assessed a technology fee of $111/semester and a student activity fee of $77.50/semester. The technology fee is reduced to $55/semester if enrolled in less than 6 credits.


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