The value of a liberal arts education remains high. In a survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, companies said they look for candidates who exemplify many of the leadership qualities developed and enhanced by UST's core curriculum. They include:

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Faith and Reason

From theology to math, art to science, UST's core curriculum develops mind, body and spirit.

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STEM majors in the School of Arts and Sciences include Biology, Chemistry, Bioinformatics and Math.

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Nursing School

UST's nursing program offers a BSN and an ABSN for undergrads and a DNP for grad students.

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Business Programs

Cameron School of Business offers undergraduate degrees and one of Houston's best MBA programs.

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Education Degrees

95% of certified School of Education graduates find education jobs or attend grad school.

Centers of Excellence
Catholic education

UST's faith-based academics include undergraduate and graduate courses in Theology and Philosophy.

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Study Abroad

You can study abroad while serving others in Costa Rica or Italy as early as your freshman year.

Service learning

With UST's service learning program, you can combine community service with academic study.

Student research

Hands-on research projects will teach you how to think critically and correctly analyze outcomes.

  • 75% increase in STEM majors since 2010
  • 80+% of incoming freshmen in pre-med land at least one medical school interview after graduating
  • 60% interview rate for medical students with 57% acceptance rate since 2010
  • 95+% of certified School of Education graduates find education jobs and/or gain grad school acceptance
  • 80% of pre-law students are accepted into law school
  • Study abroad as early as your freshman year
  • Adults can finish a bachelor's degree at UST with flexible class options available
  • One of the best MBA programs in Houston based on rankings by College Choice
  • 90+% of M.Ed. graduates pass their first state certification exam for professional licensure
  • Cameron School of Business among only 5% of all business schools in the world to receive highest level of accreditation
  • Alumni hold senior level management roles locally and across the globe for companies like:
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • AT&T
  • MD Anderson
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Coca-Cola
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Morgan Stanley
  • IBM
  • Texas Medical Center
  • Lockheed Martin
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