1,814
Students
Financial aid thermometer
24,587
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
77
77%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of St. Thomas is a Comprehensive institution located in Houston, TX, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 3800 Montrose Boulevard
Houston, TX  77006-4696
United States
Contact Mr. Arthur Ortiz
Vice President of Enrollment Management
Email: admissions@stthom.edu
Phone: 713-525-3848
Fax: 713-525-3558

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Development Economics And International Development Checkmark
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International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Pastoral Studies/counseling Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

942
Applied
729
Accepted
1,814
Enrolled
77%
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Female Admissions

633
Females Applied
496
Females Accepted
78%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

309
Males Applied
233
Males Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.61
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.8
Other requirements exist (see below)

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st November 1st
Other early decision plan December 1st December 15th
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 582
SAT Math 575
ACT Composite 24 21 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

33,000
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Fees

580
Full-time student fees
9,070
Room & board
5,580
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

24,587
Avg. Financial Aid Package
27,619
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
15,354
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,604
Avg. Loan Aid
12,308
Avg. Grant Aid
21,750
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
65%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
9%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,814
Total undergrad students
9%
International Students
3%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 42.83%
Black or African American 6.78%
White or Caucasian 24.7%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.22%
Asian 11.47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.22%
Two or more races 2.59%
Other 2.32%

Gender

Male (39.53%)
Female (60.47%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 22%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Neewollah-Annual Halloween Party, Late Night Breakfast and Deck the Mall

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA), Filipino Student Association (FSA), Tri-Beta, American Chemical Society and Ultimate Frisbee

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
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Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
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Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
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Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Faculty

350
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 179
Part-time - 171
Male - 189
Female - 161