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University of St. Thomas

Center for Thomistic Studies

Houston, TX

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University of St. Thomas

Overview

University of St. Thomas / Center for Thomistic Studies is located in Houston, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Philosophy
Master of Arts (MA) Philosophy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11
Applied
7
Accepted
7
Enrolled
64%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree with minimum GPA of 3.0 and at least 18 hours of undergraduate philosophy coursework, 3 letters of recommendation from professional educators, writing sample
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements MA in philosophy, 3 letters of recommendation from professional educators, writing sample, fulfillment of Latin language requirement (if not available at time of admission, must be completed no later than the third semester of doctoral study)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

31
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.68%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 6.45%
Unknown 9.68%

Gender

Male (87%)
Female (12%)

Faculty

5
Total faculty
Full-time - 5
Part-time - 0
Male (4)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biomedical ethics, Islamic philosophy, metaphysics, virtue ethics, semiotics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3800 Montrose Boulevard
Houston, TX  77006-4696
United States
Contact Dr. Thomas Osborne
Director
Email: osborntm@stthom.edu
Phone: 713-942-3483
Fax: 713-942-3464

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