Supporting the Art Institute of Houston Students

We understand that these are uncertain times for students at The Art Institute of Houston as it closes its doors. Amidst this change, we want you to know that the University of St. Thomas is here to continue guiding you towards a bright future in the world of art and creativity.

Explore The Bachelor Of Arts In Studio Arts

Glassell School of Art partnershipThrough a unique collaboration with the renowned Glassell School of Art, the teaching institute of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, we proudly offer the Bachelor of Arts in Studio Arts program. This exceptional partnership brings together academic excellence and artistic mastery, providing you with a top-tier education.

Explore Our Unique Range of Studio Arts Concentrations:

  • Ceramics
  • Jewelry
  • Printmaking
  • Film Photography
  • Life Drawing
  • Painting
  • Sculpture
  • Digital Photography
Your Path To Success

St. Thomas mural 500x330Nestled in the heart of Montrose, UST offers an unparalleled urban experience. With the Museum District just steps away, students have direct access to a world of art and culture, surrounded by galleries, boutiques, cafes, and a thriving arts scene. At the University of St. Thomas, you not only receive a top-notch education but also the opportunity to immerse in the cultural tapestry of our city.

So, whether you're eager to continue your artistic journey or explore new creative horizons, our dedicated admissions team is here to support you. We'll work closely with you to evaluate your transcripts, facilitating a smooth transition into the BA in Studio Arts program or any other program that aligns with your aspirations.

A Tradition of Excellence

For more than 75 years, UST has provided students with a quality education in Houston – and we’re only getting started! Here are just a few of our recognized distinctions. We welcome you and your family to request more information or schedule a visit to find out more about the UST experience.

Forbes America's Top Colleges - University of St. Thomas - Houston
Hidden Gems - Online Schools Guide
University of St. Thomas in Houston TX is a 2017 Newman Guide Recommended College
University of St. Thomas in Houston TX named among best western regional colleges by The Princeton Review
University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas named one of the best colleges for social mobility by U.S. News and World Report
Wall Street Journal