University of St. Thomas

Houston, TX

University of St. Thomas

Houston, TX

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Tuition & Fees

$31,560

not including housing and food

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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,032
Declined 42
Total Received 1,074
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Private

2,313

undergraduate students

1,625

graduate students

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Location

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,938
Established in 1947
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

Social Networks

23-acre, urban campus in Houston (population: 2,325,502). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
21%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
38%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
82%
Bottom 1/2
18%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (final deadline) August 15
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,032
Declined 42
Total Received 1,074

Admissions Factors

Required

Formal demonstration of competencies
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended

Secondary School Rank
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

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Financial Aid

79%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$21,186

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $30,800
Housing $5,880
Food $3,590
Additional fees $760
Books & supplies $1,094
Total $42,124
Average Financial Aid - $21,186
Total with Avg. Aid $20,938

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 713 525-2170
finaid@stthom.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, basketball, hitting and pitching club, cheer, dodgeball, dance, fencing, soccer, table tennis, tennis

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, basketball, hitting and pitching club, cheer, dodgeball, dance, fencing, soccer, table tennis, tennis

Intramural/Recreational Sports

archery, badminton, non-tackle football, racquetball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Red River Athletic Conference, Southern Collegiate Athletic conference

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Business/Management. yes
Accounting. yes yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes
Bilingual and Multilingual Education. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other. yes
Biotechnology. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology. yes
Chemical Process Technology. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other. yes
Comprehensive Transition and Postsecondary (CTP) Program. yes
Computational Biology. yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminology. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Dance, General. yes
Development Economics and International Development. yes
Divinity/Ministry. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals Who are Developmentally Delayed. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Finance, General. yes yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
General Studies. yes
History, General. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes yes
Management Science. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics and Computer Science. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes
Multicultural Education. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music Theory and Composition. yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing Science. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Pastoral Studies/Counseling. yes
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General. yes
Philosophy. yes yes yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Policy Analysis, Other. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Religious/Sacred Music. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, Other. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other. yes yes
Theology/Theological Studies. yes yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Psychology
  3. Nursing

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Education
  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

3,938

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

59%

2,313
students

Female
62%
1,424

Male
38%
889

41%

1,625
students

Female
67%
1,081

Male
33%
544

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

77%

1,780
students

Female
67%
1,200

Male
33%
580

23%

533
students

Female
42%
224

Male
58%
309

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
46%
Hispanic/Latino
21%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

7%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

36

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 42
Countries most often represented Angola
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
United Kingdom
Venezuela
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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