At the University of St. Thomas, there is an openness that transcends differences, welcomes diversity and provides a warm and supportive atmosphere for international students. The experienced UST Admissions staff is well-trained and caters to the unique needs of international students.
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As a student at the University of St. Thomas you will be studying among nearly 1,800 undergraduate and 1,500 graduate students. Our students represent 40 states and 58 countries, making UST's student body one of the most multi-cultural in Texas and in the Southwest.
Read what Louanne Honrado, a sophomore biology major from Venezuela has to say about the vibrant international student community at UST.
Around eight percent of students hold foreign citizenship, though many others have international backgrounds.
- UST is ranked in the top tier among western universities in U.S. News and World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges”
- UST is Houston’s only Catholic University, founded by the Basilian Fathers in 1947
- UST is home to 242 international students and four international student clubs
- You can choose from 31 undergraduate degrees, 10 graduate degrees and 9 pre-professional programs. Degree programs focus on business, sciences, liberal arts and education at the undergraduate and graduate levels
- The UST Center for International Studies offers majors, joint majors, minors and the Study Abroad Program
- UST has a high acceptance rate in medical and dental schools for pre-med and pre-dental students
- The UST Cameron School of Business offers a five-year combined BBA/MBA with concentrations in accounting, finance and marketing, MBA and MSA degrees
- Houston is the fourth largest city in the nation, with nearly two million city residents and 4.5 million in the metropolitan region
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Office of Admissions
3800 Montrose Blvd; Houston, TX 77006
Phone: (713) 525-3500 or (800) 856-8565