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?


What Does It Mean to Be a Celt?​
At UST, our nickname is the Celts. UST students share their views about what it means to attend the University of St. Thomas.

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