University of St Thomas, Houston (UST)

Houston, TX

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University of St Thomas, Houston

University of St Thomas, Houston

University of St Thomas, Houston Student Essentials

University of St Thomas, Houston Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Fightin' Celt
Website: www.stthom.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $26,890
Out-of-State Tuition: $26,890
Retention Rate: 79%
Enrollment: 4,461
Year Established: 1947

About UST

University of St. Thomas, in Houston, Texas, is a four-year Catholic university that offers professional, academic and religious degree programs. St. Thomas’ graduate success rate is particularly impressive. Graduates of the university often go on to work at reputable corporations and gain admission to some of the most prestigious graduate schools.

University of St. Thomas awards undergraduate degrees in such career-oriented and academic subjects as:

  • Art History
  • Business
  • Biochemistry
  • Classics
  • Drama
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Music

St. Thomas also offers degrees in theological fields of study like:

  • Catholic studies
  • Pastoral Studies
  • Theology

Students at University of St. Thomas may get involved in a variety of creative, cultural and special interest clubs and organizations.

Admissions requirements include a high school diploma or GED, a minimum GPA of 2.8, an SAT score of at least 1070 and a minimum ACT score of 23.

Financial aid is awarded through federal aid sources like loans, grants and work-study. All admitted students are also automatically considered for academic scholarships.

UST Map & Location

University of St Thomas, Houston
3800 Montrose Blvd
Houston, TX 77006


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Getting Around UST

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Transit

Good transit. This area has adequate public transportation.

7/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Houston, TX

Winter
Dec
65
47
Jan
63
45
Feb
66
49
Spring
Mar
72
54
Apr
79
61
May
85
69
Summer
Jun
90
74
Jul
92
76
Aug
93
76
Fall
Sep
88
72
Oct
81
63
Nov
72
54

UST Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 1,747
Freshman Class 271
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 4,461

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 39%
  • African American: 5%
  • Caucasian: 39%
  • Asian: 12%
  • Unknown and Other: 5%
Latino 39%
African American 5%
Caucasian 39%
Asian 12%
Unknown and Other 5%

Undergraduate 39%
Graduate 61%
Full-Time 97%
Part-Time 3%
Women 65%
Men 35%
International 8%
Domestic 92%

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