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University of St Thomas – Houston

3800 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX

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University of St Thomas, a nonprofit private institution, offers an assortment of educational opportunities, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Houston, Texas, the campus offers an urban setting for students to study in. The school maintains a Roman Catholic affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Enrollment at University of St Thomas is nearly three thousand yearly.

Students may pick from several areas of study, including but not limited to:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Communications And Journalism
  • Psychology

Students applying for admission are most often asked to submit an application, school records, standardized test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by the admissions staff. Either the SAT or ACT exam can be taken to apply to UST. Scores within the range of 24 to 29 on the ACT or 1520 to 1825 on the SAT are required to increase your chances for acceptance. Approximately 80 percent of all applicant were admitted at University of St Thomas, with 37 percent of those accepted choosing to enroll. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is around $28,000, but may change yearly. Students are encouraged to visit the school's price of attendance calculator to better understand their cost of attendance. Housing may be available for those that would like to live on-campus for around a cost of $5,300 each year. Some students at UST may qualify for financial aid, which is generally offered as scholarships, grants, and loans.

University of St Thomas participates in athletics through the NAIA's Red River Athletic Conference in Basketball.

Students who would like to get more about this school may take a look at their website at www.stthom.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give you an idea of the students University of St Thomas – Houston accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

University of St Thomas – Houston has a total student population of about 3,400, with undergraduate students making up about 53% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

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 $30,000-$36,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • For part-time students, charges are between $1,000-$1,200 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 Aid94%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships90%$18,434
Receiving Student Loans47%$7,189
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, University of St Thomas – Houston may offer student services like those listed below:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment

Graduation Rates

University of St Thomas – Houston has an overall graduation rate which is close to 51%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years27%
Graduating in 5 Years19%
Graduating in 6 Years5%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2014)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2014)
  • Theology (Ministry) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (since 1990)

Intercollegiate Athletics

University of St Thomas – Houston is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports belonging to the NAIA Division I classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Basketball (Red River Athletic Conference)
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
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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.

Get more information about the programs offered by University of St Thomas – Houston by clicking the request information to the right.

(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

Education

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Social Sciences

Theology and Religious Vocations

Visual and Performing Arts

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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 University of St Thomas – Houston for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
78.03%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
94%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
9:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
14

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$15,766