If you are thinking about applying to University of St. Thomas, the regular decision application deadline is August 15 and the application fee costs $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
Students who apply for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than October 1.
University of St. Thomas does not offer early decision or early action.. University of St. Thomas will release EA admissions decisions no later than October 1.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into University of St. Thomas is moderately difficult. University of St. Thomas evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, University of St. Thomas **accepted 96% of students, around 1,032 of the 1,074 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like University of St. Thomas, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT. Admissions to Nursing Program, Honors is program very difficult.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult. For applicants who are not residents of Texas, getting into University of St. Thomas is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to University of St. Thomas must submit the following items. Double check with University of St. Thomas's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√||Y|
|Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale)||2.8|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||3|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to University of St. Thomas have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 66% submitted a class rank. At University of St. Thomas 22% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 50% were in the top 25% and 83% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At University of St. Thomas, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||24.45%|
|3.50 and 3.74||17.86%|
|3.25 and 3.49||14.29%|
|3.00 and 3.24||12.64%|
|2.50 and 2.9||7.14%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0%|
|University of St. Thomas does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
University of St. Thomas is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 61% of University of St. Thomas's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 16% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other University of St. Thomas applicants, you should strive to earn between 1030 and 1203 (or higher!) on the SAT. At University of St. Thomas 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1203 and 25% of scored lower than 1030, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of University of St. Thomas students scored 560 or higher and 75% of students scored 520 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of University of St. Thomas students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 520 or higher.
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To be most competitive at University of St. Thomas, you should strive to earn between 19 and 25 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of St. Thomas's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.
A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for University of St. Thomas students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to University of St. Thomas.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 15. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.Applicants should hear back by October 1.
Transfer students can enroll in University of St. Thomas during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to University of St. Thomas?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to University of St. Thomas.
Does University of St. Thomas accept transfer credits?
University of St. Thomas accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of St. Thomas accepts:
CLEP subject tests Life Long Learning Credit ACE recommendations for credit
Does University of St. Thomas accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
University of St. Thomas accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to University of St. Thomas?
No, University of St. Thomas is test optional, so you can choose if you want to to include your test scores. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application..
How hard is it to get into University of St. Thomas? University of St. Thomas is a somewhat selective institution. The University of St. Thomas acceptance rate is 96%. This means that the institution accepts 96 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of St. Thomas is Aug 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of St. Thomas is Aug 15.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At University of St. Thomas, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.53. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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