ST. Paul, Minnesota

  • University of St. Thomas

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    Minneapolis Campus, Terrence Murphy Hall, Suite 444, 1000 LaSalle Ave.
    Minneapolis, Minnesota,
    United States 55403

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About This Center

Students don’t only experience one city. They experience the Twin Cities – Minneapolis and St. Paul. The ELS English Language Center in St. Paul at the University of St. Thomas is located on the picturesque Mississippi Riverfront. The campus spans both cities, connected by a private shuttle. Residents of the charming city of St. Paul are friendly and welcoming, and enjoy outdoor activities year-round.

Students taking English classes in St. Paul can take advantage of the entertainment, shopping, and hotspots in the Twin Cities. Be sure to visit the nearby Mall of America.

Minimum Age: 16

Learn English at the University of St. Thomas

The private, Catholic University of St. Thomas is a Top 150 ranked university. As Minnesota's largest private university, the University of St. Thomas has a diverse student body, with students from 50 states and 63 countries. Upon successful completion of ELS Level 112, you will fulfill the English language entry requirement for conditional admission to the University of St. Thomas, as well as additional nearby partner colleges and universities.


IELTS Testing Available

This location is an IELTS testing center and offers computer-based testing. The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is recognized by more than 10,000 institutions in over 140 countries. Thousands of universities accept the IELTS as proof of English proficiency as an admissions requirement.

Learn more or book an IELTS test

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ELS St. Paul | University of St. Thomas Facilities

  • Cafeteria
  • Center is handicapped accessible
  • Classrooms are handicapped accessible
  • Computer lab
  • Fee for parking at University
  • Fitness center
  • Free parking at Center
  • Gymnasium
  • Library
  • Music practice rooms
  • Soccer field
  • Swimming pool (indoor)
  • Tennis court
  • Wi-Fi

English Language Center St. Paul, Minnesota

Housing Options

Homestay Girl on Couch


Host families eat dinner in the evenings with their students, celebrate holidays and traditions with them, and offer ample opportunity for students to practice their English skills. Hosts help students find their way to the center on the first day and teach them how to use the bus system.

Cost per Week: $355

Occupancy: Single

Meal Credits: 14 meals per week. Breakfast and dinner every day.

Minimum Age: 16

ELS st. paul english language student studying on their laptop at their student residence in st. paul, minnesota, USA

Student Residence (off campus)

St. Paul Student Residence, located 4.5 miles from the ELS center, provides fully furnished shared apartments with private bedrooms, modern amenities, and internet access. The residence also offers communal spaces for relaxation and recreation, including a fitness center, yoga studio, and club room with billiards and lounge seating. Nearby shopping centers and grocery stores simplify independent living, and students can explore diverse cultural offerings in Minneapolis-St. Paul through local restaurants.

In‐suite amenities include:

  • Utilities: water and sewer, electricity (capped), gas, and trash
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared living room: sofa, television, coffee table, end table, chair, and barstools
  • Shared kitchen: fridge and freezer, microwave, oven, stove top w/four burners, and dishwasher
  • Accessories: towels, linens, and bedspreads/comforters
  • Private rooms: full size XL mattress and bed frame, dresser, desk, and desk chair
  • Laundry: full-size washing machine and dryer
  • Wi-Fi

Building amenities include:

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • 24-hour yoga studio
  • 24-hour club room with billiards and lounge seating
  • 24-hour business center with free computer access and printing

Cost per Week: $365

Occupancy: Single (minimum booking 4 weeks)

Bathroom: Single

Meal Credits: No meals included

Minimum Age: 18


Great Things to See and Do in St. Paul


Arts and Culture: Minneapolis and St. Paul are home to amazing galleries, art museums, and live poetry and musical performances.

Minnesota History Center: Attend a lecture or concert, or explore the exhibits at this interactive museum.

Rivers and Lakes: Minneapolis and St. Paul, divided by the Mississippi River, are home to an extensive chain of lakes, waterfalls, and parks with trails, gardens, and beaches. Minnesota has more than 10,000 lakes.

English Classes and Courses in St. Paul

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Small Group Language Learning English


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Intensive Business English Private Lesson


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Student Language Classes Online


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