Saint Thomas University

Also known as St. Thomas University

16401 NW 37th Ave, Miami Gardens, FL

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Saint Thomas University is a nonprofit private school that has a fair number of degrees available for students to choose from. The school is located in Miami Gardens, Florida, in a predominantly suburban area. The school's Roman Catholic affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's vision. Around 2,500 students enroll at Saint Thomas University yearly.

Students can select from a few areas of study, including:

  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Education
  • Security And Protective Services
  • Psychology

Students applying for admission are usually required to submit an application, school records, test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by the admissions office. Most students admitted to Saint Thomas University have an SAT score in a range of 1160 to 1467, or an ACT composite score between 16 to 21. Approximately 60 percent of all applicant were accepted at Saint Thomas University, with 53 percent of those accepted choosing to attend. More information regarding admissions can be found at

Tuition is approximately $26,000 for the year, though it may change based on different types of circumstances. Students should check the school's price of attendance calculator to determine a more personalized cost estimate. This school may help with costs by offering financial aid for students that are eligible in the form of grants and loans.

Athletic programs are available at Saint Thomas University through the NAIA, allowing students to participate in intercollegiate sports. Available sports offered may include but not limited to:

  • Baseball (NAIA Division II)
  • Basketball (NAIA Division II)
  • Golf (NAIA Division II)
  • Soccer (NAIA Division II)

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Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the students Saint Thomas University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Saint Thomas University has a total student population of about 4,900. The student body is made up of 65% undergraduate students and 4% graduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $28,000-$34,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • Part time students pay in the range of $560 to $670 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid95%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships95%$16,111
Receiving Student Loans54%$10,178

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Saint Thomas University may offer services like those listed below:

  • Distance learning
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Student employment
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Saint Thomas University is approximately 38%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years28%
Graduating in 5 Years9%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Law Program (more info)
    • * Accredited by the American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar (since 1988)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Saint Thomas University is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports being in the NAIA Division II classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Florida Sun Conference)
  • Basketball (Florida Sun Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences



English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences


Public Administration and Social Services

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Theology and Religious Vocations

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Saint Thomas University for official up-to-date information.

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