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Tuition & Fees

$32,660

$32,660

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

40%

60%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 729
Declined + 213
Total Received 942
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Private (nonprofit)

1,814

undergraduate students

1,498

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Finance
  3. Education/general Studies
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Codes

SAT 6880
ACT 4238

Social Networks

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
16%
500-599
52%
400-499
27%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
19%
500-599
53%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
16%
500-599
48%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
30-36
15%
24-29
29%
18-23
48%
12-17
8%
30-36
4%
24-29
46%
18-23
39%
12-17
11%
30-36
10%
24-29
46%
18-23
42%
12-17
2%
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School Facts

The University of St. Thomas, founded in 1947, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 21-acre campus is located near downtown Houston.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,312
Established in 1947
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ATS (Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

Houston, TX

23-acre, urban campus in Houston (population: 2,099,451). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

University of St. Thomas
3800 Montrose Boulevard
Houston, TX 77006-4696

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
22%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
34%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
31%
Top 1/4
57%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
16%
500-599
52%
400-499
27%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
19%
500-599
53%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
16%
500-599
48%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
30-36
15%
24-29
29%
18-23
48%
12-17
8%
30-36
4%
24-29
46%
18-23
39%
12-17
11%
30-36
10%
24-29
46%
18-23
42%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
May 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 729
Declined + 213
Total Received 942

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Arthur Ortiz
Assistant Vice President of Enrollment
P: 800 856-8565
F: 713 525-3558
admissions@stthom.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,926,342
State $2,831,045
Institutional $13,183,893
Other external $282,385
Total $19,223,665

Non-need-based

Federal
State $334
Institutional $4,441,551
Other external $156,160
Total $4,598,045

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
golf
soccer
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Red River Athletic Conference
Mascot
Fightin' Celt
School colors
red and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Mathematics
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics
Biology
Business Administration
Catholic Education
Catholic Education Leadership
Catholic Studies
Chemistry
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Clinical Translation
Communication
Computer Science
Criminology Law/Society
Divinity
Drama
Economics
Education
English
Ethical Leadership
Faith/Culture
Finance
French
General Studies
History
International Business
International Development
International Studies
Liberal Arts
Marketing
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Pastoral Studies
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Public Policy
Sacred Music
Spanish
Studio Arts
Teaching
Theological Studies
Theology
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Undergraduate

55%

1,814
students

Female
60%
1,097

Male
40%
717

Graduate

45%

1,498
students

Female
69%
1,039

Male
31%
459

undergraduateFull-time

76%

1,391
students

Female
67%
922

Male
33%
469

undergraduatePart-time

24%

423
students

Female
42%
175

Male
58%
248

Student Break-down

9%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
42%
Hispanic/Latino
23%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

90%

Transfer applicants accepted

37%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.80
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 15

Summer: May 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

36

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 37
Countries most often represented China
El Salvador
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
Venezuela
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Lily Swan
Director, International Student and Scholar Services
713 525-3503
swanl@stthom.edu

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