University of St. Thomas

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world rank  2640

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Founded in 1947, University of St. Thomas is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Houston (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Texas. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of St. Thomas is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. University of St. Thomas offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 73 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. University of St. Thomas also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1947
Motto Educating Leaders of Faith and Character
Colours Red and gold

University Location

Address 3800 Montrose Boulevard
Houston
77006-4696 Texas
United States
Tel +1 (713) 522 7911
Fax +1 (713) 525 2125

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Hispanic-serving Institution
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is required
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 3800 Montrose Boulevard
Houston 77006-4696
(713) 525 3500
800 856 8565

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Basilian Fathers, Congregation of St. Basil - www.basilian.org

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Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, small, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of St. Thomas's Library
University of St Thomas's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 264,988 physical volumes, 2,141 physical media and 257 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
University of St. Thomas provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 420 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1954


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Bar Association (ABA), Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

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