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  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    A-
St. Thomas is a private, Catholic university located in Miami Gardens, Florida in the Miami Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 899 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the St. Thomas acceptance rate is 52%. Popular majors include Business, Accounting, and Criminal Justice and Safety Studies. Graduating 43% of students, St. Thomas alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $37,400.
16401 NW 37th Ave
Miami Gardens, FL 33054
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Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
Athletic Conference
Mid-South Conference

St. Thomas University - Florida Rankings

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St. Thomas Admissions

Acceptance Rate
52%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
890-1090
ACT Range
16-22
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

Cost

Net Price
$20,172/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$24,130/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.26 responses
77%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.30 responses
70%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.30 responses
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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
5
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    15%
  • On Campus
    83%
  • Online
    3%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
899Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,793
Undergrads Over 25
17%
Pell Grant
55%
Varsity Athletes
22%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 16 responses
  • Focused
    44%
  • Some students are focus and some not so much.
    31%
  • Focused, eager to learn, and positive attitudes.
    19%
  • Most are focused on school; some on parties/sports
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
47%
Poll
71%
of students say they don't have Greek life.31 responses
Poll
44%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.43 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 23 responses
  • Small
    35%
  • Diverse
    30%
  • Beautiful
    22%
  • Consistent
    4%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • Strict
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$49,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
43%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.17 responses
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The University of St Thomas is an incredible school I highly recommend it. It is an academically rigorous university and attendance is required in most classes. If you choose this school, be prepared to stay engaged in class, participate as much as possible, and study daily. Aside from education, the facilities on campus are top-notch, I recommend checking out the fitness center it's huge and so beautiful. There is a ton to do off-campus, lots of shops, restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. If you're looking for more nightlife it's only a quick drive from the Florida A&M University! I can recommend this school highly enough.
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I like the fact that St. Thomas University is just starting out with a football team and band and I am going to be a part of it! I am impressed with the diversity of the student body and the care the faculty and staff are taking to ensure all students feel a part of the university and college life.
I am particularly impressed by the care the university is providing the campus itself and the new parts of the campus being built. I can see there has been careful planning in the vision of the school and it's goals.
As my parents and I have gone to visit and complete the orientation process, I can see they genuinely care about their students and want them to be leaders in the community and excel in whatever they can in the future. Kudos to STU!
The campus is a bit small, but its easier to get to classes. The teachers are great! They explain very well and teach at a moderate pace to ensure that everyone fully understands. You can also ask extra questions after class, if you wish. The classes are also small, so you have more one-on- one learning experience. It feels similar to high school, only the workload is more and the teachers are more interesting. College life is amazing, well considering this is my first time off on my own. If you want to succeed and have an awesome learning experience, St. Thomas is for you.