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By the numbers

Undergraduate Enrollment 2,180
In-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $1,100
Out-of-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $1,100
Yearly Room and Board $7,001+
% of Students on Financial Aid 80
Median SAT/ACT 1150/23
% of African American Students 7
% of Asian American Students 12
% of Hispanic Students 46
% of International Students 7
Student/Teacher Ratio 12:1
Number of Full-time Faculty 149
% of Male/% of Female Students 38/62
Greek System? NO
% of Freshmen Who Live on Campus 38
% of Students Who Graduate in Four Years 37
% of Students Who Graduate Overall 68
% of Freshmen Who Return 84
% Of Alumni Who Give $$$ to School 8.1

University of St. Thomas

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3800 Montrose Blvd., Houston, TX 77006










Points of Distinction

  • 88.6 percent of UST nursing school graduates pass the National Council Licensure Examination for registered nurses.
  • 87 percent of UST graduates find full-time employment or attend graduate school within six months of graduation.
  • U.S. News & World Report named UST among “America’s Best Colleges” in the West region; The Princeton Review named UST among its “Best Western Colleges.”
  • The Cardinal Newman Society recommends UST in its list of top Catholic colleges and universities.

THE UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS (UST) prepares students for both life and career in a rapidly changing world. Through a Catholic, liberal arts education that is both accessible and affordable, students earn the degree they want, while acquiring the skills that employers desire. UST offers 39 undergraduate majors, 24 graduate degree programs, and engineering, law, and health pre-professional programs.

The university now offers associate degrees in network technology, electrical technology, and cybersecurity in an online program. UST also offers two new master’s degrees in applied data science and industrial process chemistry.

Thanks to its location in Houston’s Museum District, museums, art galleries, restaurants, and shops sit within walking distance of campus. The proximity to downtown Houston and the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world, provides opportunities for research, internships, jobs, and networking with Fortune 500 companies and world-renowned hospitals.

Students who live on campus enjoy a fun atmosphere. Campus life includes student organizations, social events, ministry projects, and fitness opportunities. Intercollegiate athletics include twelve sports—six men’s sports and six women’s sports. The university is a provisional member of the NCAA Division III. The Celts are members in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference.

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