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

On this page, you'll find:

  • Admission requirements
  • UST majors & pre-professional programs
  • Scholarships that are available
  • Contact info for your transfer counselor
  • Links to apply or visit campus
  • Schedule of when we'll be at your school

What is UST Most Known For?


What is it Like Attending a Catholic University?
If you're wondering whether or not you'd feel comfortable attending a Catholic university, we stopped a diverse group of UST undergrads at random and asked them what their experience has been like.

Campus TourWe are excited for you to join us for a campus tour! Appointments are required for prospective student visits, and we will only be able to accommodate walk-in visitors if space allows.

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 Showcase SaturdayUST hosts a variety of special events throughout the year where topics such as the admissions process, scholarships, financial aid, and campus life are discussed. At these events, you'll have the opportunity to interact with students, faculty, and staff from different areas of campus.

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Have Questions about UST?

Join The University of St. Thomas Office of Undergraduate Admissions in our virtual information sessions for prospective and admitted students. During our hour-long information sessions, we will discuss topics such as:

  • Updated Admissions Requirements, How to Submit Your Transcripts & Test Scores, the Test Optional Application Process and more!
  • Financial Aid & Scholarships
  • Current Student Experience – Hear from one of our Presidential Ambassadors!
  • Majors & Programs and Clubs & Organizations
  • Next Steps for Admitted Students

We will also have an open Q & A session with Admissions Counselors.

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Domestic Students

You will need the following:

  • Completed application
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher*
  • Minimum of 24 credit hours completed**
  • Official transcript

Transcript submissions ​Admissions Checklist - Domestic Transfer Students 

*Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Med requires a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
​​**If less than 24 hours, contact counselor for additional requirements


International Students

You will need the following:

And one of the following as proof of English proficiency:

Transcript Submissions Admissions Checklist - International Freshman Students 

Exempt Countries

Maximum amount of transfer​able college-level credits we accept: 72 from a community college; ​90 from a university

Great news!

More than 92% of transfer students, both domestic and international, receive a UST scholarship upon enrolling.

The average UST aid package for transfer students with a GPA of 2.5 or higher is over $13,000.

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

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Stephanie McSheehy

With my Phi Theta Kappa scholarship, my transfer GPA, work-study and a grant, I can attend UST full-time and only have to pay for books.

Stephanie McSheehy Transfer from San Jacinto College and First-Generation College Student