ELS/St. Paul is situated on the University of St. Thomas – Minnesota (UST) campus in a residential area close to the airport and downtown St. Paul - Minneapolis. Overlooking the Mississippi River, St. Paul and Minneapolis have a reputation for safety, cleanliness and low-cost living in a friendly Midwest environment. World class shopping is available in the two downtown areas. The Mall of America, the nation’s largest enclosed retail and entertainment complex, is just 20 minutes away.