University of St. Thomas

Houston, TX

University of St. Thomas

Houston, TX

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Catholic

Tuition & Fees

$31,560

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 961
Declined 140
Total Received 1,101
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Private

2,174

undergraduate students

1,343

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 3,517
Established in 1947
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

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

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: Houston, TX
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: William P. Hobby

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
21%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)
  • Filipino Student Association (FSA)
  • Tri-Beta
  • Psi Chi
  • Pre-Health Professional Society

Top Events

  • Neewollah-Annual Halloween Party
  • Late Night Breakfast
  • Deck the Mall
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
82%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
33%
500-599
52%
400-499
9%
700-800
7%
600-699
30%
500-599
52%
400-499
9%
30-36
11%
24-29
29%
18-23
58%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline August 15
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.71

Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 961
Declined 140
Total Received 1,101

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

application essay
rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
interview
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 50
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Volleyball

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 Sports Men

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Fencing, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Table tennis, Tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Fencing, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Table tennis, Tennis

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Criminology
Dance, General
Development Economics and International Development
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
English Language and Literature, General
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
General Studies
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Theology/Theological Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

3,517

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

62%

2,174
students

Female
62%
1,355

Male
38%
819

38%

1,343
students

Female
66%
880

Male
34%
463

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

77%

1,693
students

Female
68%
1,150

Male
32%
543

23%

481
students

Female
43%
205

Male
57%
276

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 84%
Student 4 year graduation rate 37%
Student 5 year graduation rate 27%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
47%
Hispanic/Latino
20%
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

243

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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