University of St. Thomas

Houston, TX

University of St. Thomas

Houston, TX

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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

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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
38%
Percent 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-prepatory 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
Room $5,880
Board $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
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track and field x country
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/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.
Accounting.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Bilingual and Multilingual Education.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other.
Biotechnology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
Business/Commerce, General.
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Chemical Process Technology.
Chemistry, General.
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other.
Comprehensive Transition and Postsecondary (CTP) Program.
Computational Biology.
Computer Science.
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminology.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dance, General.
Development Economics and International Development.
Divinity/Ministry.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals Who are Developmentally Delayed.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Language and Literature.
General Studies.
History, General.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Relations and Affairs.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics and Computer Science.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Multicultural Education.
Music Teacher Education.
Music Theory and Composition.
Music, General.
Nursing Science.
Organizational Leadership.
Pastoral Studies/Counseling.
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Policy Analysis, Other.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religious/Sacred Music.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, Other.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other.
Theology/Theological Studies.
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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 transfered

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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