Skip to Main Content
B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    B+
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    A+
  9. Dorms
    B+
  10. Campus Food
    C+
  11. Student Life
    A-
  12. Safety
    B
St. Thomas - Texas is an above-average private, Catholic university located in Houston, Texas. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,434 undergraduate students. The St. Thomas - Texas acceptance rate is 81%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Biology. Graduating 57% of students, St. Thomas - Texas alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $37,900.
About University of St. Thomas - Texas...
Athletic Division
NAIA Division I
Athletic Conference
Red River Athletic Conference
Address
3800 Montrose Blvd
Houston, TX 77006
Website
Work Here? Claim Your College

University of St. Thomas - Texas Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
81%
Application Deadline
May 1
SAT Range
1070-1240
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

Cost

Net Price
$19,221/ 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
$23,263/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.45 responses
64%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.45 responses
38%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.45 responses
Do You Work at University of St. Thomas - Texas? Claim Your College Today!
Claim your free account to keep your college's data up-to-date and get insights on user activity for your profile.

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,434Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
382
Undergrads Over 25
14%
Pell Grant
49%
Varsity Athletes
8%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 28 responses
Report
  • Dedicated.
    61%
  • Driven
    14%
  • Thinking
    7%
  • Anomaly
    4%
  • Diverse
    4%
  • Nerdy
    4%
  • Self-concerned
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
49%
Poll
74%
of students say they don't have Greek life.39 responses
Poll
70%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.63 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 25 responses
Report
  • Small
    52%
  • Eccletic
    12%
  • Resourceful
    12%
  • Eclectic
    8%
  • Classical
    4%
  • Family Oriented
    4%
  • Fast-paced
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$49,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
79%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.29 responses
Colleges like University of St. Thomas - Texas
More

University of St. Thomas - Texas Reviews

616 reviews
All Categories
This is a high academic university that allows you to be involved with thE university in many ways. I am a part of the student government , play baseball and am also the VP of the ping pong club as well as many other outside school activities as well. This university will teach you a lot in the classroom and outside of it as well. Located in Houston there is always something to do with a great Varity of food choices around the campus and there is something new to be discovered every day here at UST!
Start Your Review of University of St. Thomas - Texas
Rate It!
What I like the most about the University of St. Thomas is the direct communication you have with most of the professors. Unlike public colleges and universities, where the number of students in a single class lies within the hundreds, St. Thomas is a relatively small institution where interaction between the student and professor is highly encouraged and very easy. If I ever had a question about an assignment or a concept I wanted to understand, I could just stop by the professor's office during their office hours and talk with them about any question I have for them.

If I could change something about the university I would put more emphasis on the student services and focus on expanding and improving the services that are already provided.
The University of St. Thomas is a private Catholic university strategically located right in the center of Houston. As such, there are countless entertainments available around the campus if you decided to attend this university. Be careful though, not all majors in this university are equally funded. Philosophy, English , pre-law, pre-med, and science are well-funded and have good programs. Not so much for Mathematics and Computer science. It has very strong Catholic community including many Priests and Sisters teaching the classes. If you desire a university with strong religious background AND right in the middle of a major city, this is the university of your choice.