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UST at a Glance
  • University of St. ThomasFounded by the Basilian Fathers in 1947
  • Houston’s only Catholic university
  • Located at the gateway to the Museum District
  • 3,411 total enrollment
  • 1,805 undergraduate enrollment
  • Overall student population: 51% Catholic
  • Freshmen student population: 75% Catholic
  • Student faculty ratio is 9:1
  • Average class size is 16 students
  • 1104 average SAT score
  • 25 average ACT score
  • 41% of freshmen live on campus
  • 36 undergraduate and 18 graduate degree programs
  • Students receive $37 million in financial aid, including more than $16 million in institutional aid
  • Tuition: undergraduate $999 per credit hour; graduate $1,118 per credit hour
 
Awards and Accolades
  • The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College: Among 20 U.S. Catholic colleges and universities recommended by the Cardinal Newman Society and among 27 such institutions worldwide
  • Nationally ranked: Ranked 30th among universities offering master’s degrees in the Western region by the U.S. News & World Report 2016 edition of “America’s Best Colleges” 
  • Nationally ranked: Ranked by The Princeton Review as Best in the West in its Best Colleges: Region by Region online profile found at princetonreview.com 
  • Study abroad: The University of St. Thomas periodically ranks among the top 20% of U.S. universities whose students study abroad
  • Ranked 26th among universities in the Western region by the U.S. News & World Report 2016 edition of “Best Colleges for Veterans”
 
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