Welcome! We’re glad you’re considering UST.

On this page, you'll find:

  • Admission requirements
  • UST majors & pre-professional programs
  • Degree plans
  • Scholarships that are available
  • Contact info for your freshman counselor
  • Links to apply or attend an event
  • Schedule of when we'll be at your school

What is UST Most Known For?


Why Did You Choose to Attend UST?​
Choosing the university that's right for you is one of the most important decisions you'll ever make. See what other students say is the reason they enrolled at UST.

Domestic Students

The minimum requirements for automatic admission:

  • Completed application
  • Official transcript
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher (on a 4.0 scale)

And one of the following:

  • Minimum of 1140 on SAT (UST school code: 6880)
  • Minimum of 23 on ACT (UST school code: 4238)

Transcript submissions ​Admissions Checklist - Domestic Freshman Students 

Test-Optional Candidates

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International Students

You will need the following:

And one of the following as proof of English proficiency:

Transcript Submissions Admissions Checklist - International Freshman Students 

If you don’t meet those requirements, you may still be accepted.

Academic advisorDegree plans are broken into:

  • Majors
  • Minors
  • Pre-professional programs

Major degree plans show courses you'll need to earn your degree.

If you want to add a minor, minor plans show courses you'll need for that minor.

You can also combine your major with a pre-professional track like pre-med or pre-law. The pre-professional plans outline courses that will better prepare you for entering grad school, medical school, law school, etc. These courses may or may not be required for your application to those schools. Your academic adviser can assist with any questions you have.

Check Out the Plans

Great news!

More than 85% of new freshmen, both domestic and international, receive a UST scholarship upon enrolling.

The average UST aid package for new freshmen is over $17,000.

What's my scholarship amount?


Net Price Calculator​​

Estimate your scholarship & financial aid eligibility and net UST tuition costs.

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Gustavo Agreda

Coming from a low-income family, it was a blessing to receive a great scholarship and financial aid package from UST, my dream school. I can now focus on my education.

Gustavo Agreda First-Generation College Student

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