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The University of St. Thomas (UST) is Houston's Catholic University, committed to the religious, ethical and intellectual traditions of Catholic higher education. For more than 70 years, we've been graduating students like you into successful careers in medicine, education, business, public administration and more – throughout Houston and across the globe.

Our student body reflects the rich diversity of the city itself. We welcome undergraduate and graduate students of all faiths and of no faith.

The campus is located in Houston's Museum District and Innovation Corridor, a diverse and vibrant urban environment with professional opportunities. We're just steps from downtown and the famed Texas Medical Center where many students perform prestigious internships. Read more about our mission and vision.

 

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."

Goodness.
Discipline.
Knowledge.

Whether you're looking to major in STEM, go to law school, finish your bachelor's degree or pursue an MBA, you have a home at UST.

Diverse and
Vibrant

Your UST experience extends to the campus, our neighborhood, the city of Houston and the world.

Your
Success

Choosing the right college is an investment in your future. UST provides tools to help you achieve your hopes and dreams. 

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