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

On this page, you'll find:

  • Admission requirements
  • UST majors & pre-professional programs
  • Transfer guides to see transferable credits
  • 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?


Describe UST Using a Hashtag
To help you better understand what UST is about, we stopped undergraduate students on campus and asked them to do this. Their answers included everything from "diversity" to "faith and reason" to "individuality."

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 

*If less than 24 hours, contact counselor for additional requirements


International Students

You will need the domestic student items, plus:

  • Official international college transcripts*
  • Course by course evaluation of college credits*
  • TOEFL (minimum 79), IELTS (minimum 6.5), ELS (level 112) or English Comp. 1 & 2 courses taken in U.S.

Transcript Submissions Admissions Checklist - International Transfer Students 

*if applicable

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

Caroline Berrios

Transfer Counselor Caroline BerriosMy Alma Mater: University of St. Thomas

My Degree:  B.A. in Communication, minor in Psychology

What I love about UST: The diverse and family environment that UST offers to all their students. Being able to have that one-on-one relationship with your professors allows you to be the best and most successful version of yourself.

Advice/words of wisdom: Involve yourself around those who will push you to strive for more. Join clubs and be active while you are on campus.

Contact Me

Phone: 713-525-3502
Email: jennifb@stthom.edu

Sara Johnson

Transfer Counselor Sara JohsnonSenior Nursing Admissions Counselor

My alma mater: UST

My degree: B.A. in Liberal Arts with concentrations in Theology and Psychology.

Advice/words of wisdom: Own your UST experience. Join a club. Ask questions of your professors. Go to a game. Connect with Career Services!

​Contact Me

Phone: 713-313-6067
Email: snjohnso@stthom.edu

Glendys Alvarez

STEM Transfer Admissions Coordinator for Houston Community College Glendys RodriguezAssistant Director of Transfer Admissions

My alma mater: University of Houston

My degrees: B.A. in Psychology and minor in Spanish

What I love about UST: I have the opportunity to help students like you in every step of the admissions process. This is not a common service at most universities.

Contact Me

Phone: 713-525-6923
Email: rodrigg2@stthom.edu