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Colleges / University of St. Thomas

University of St. Thomas

Houston, TX 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate98%
Acceptance Rate98%

University of St. Thomas Student Life

University of St. Thomas is on a 23-acre campus in the urban setting of Houston, Texas, not far from Houston.

University of St. Thomas Student Activities

University of St. Thomas has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Interested in Greek life? University of St. Thomas does not have fraternities or sororities.

University of St. Thomas has the Campus Activities Board (CAB). In fact, more students participate in the Campus Activities Board (CAB) than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at University of St. Thomas include Filipino Student Association (FSA), LMSA+ Latino Medical Student Association Plus, Tri-Beta and Celt Women Network.

University of St. Thomas students' favorite campus traditions are Involvement Fair, St. Thomas Aquinas Festival and Deck the Mall.

University of St. Thomas Housing

This table offers information on housing at University of St. Thomas.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes
Guaranteed Housing Yes Priortiy given to freshman
Co-ed Housing Available Yes
Housing for Students with Disabilities Yes
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus –– 16%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing –– 350
Number of Students Living On-Campus –– 325
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus –– 84%

University of St. Thomas offers housing for students. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

Most University of St. Thomas students live off campus. In 2022, 16% of undergrads at University of St. Thomas lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 84% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of St. Thomas. There are 350 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,739 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 325 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 50% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

University of St. Thomas offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

University of St. Thomas Athletics

At University of St. Thomas there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at University of St. Thomas:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Indoor Track NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Basketball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Golf NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Soccer NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Tennis NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Track And Field NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cheerleading Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Is University of St. Thomas Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

University of St. Thomas is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of St. Thomas campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

University of St. Thomas offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to University of St. Thomas

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit University of St. Thomas, take Highway 59 to Houston, TX. If you need to fly, book your flight to William P. Hobby airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Texas you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

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University of St. Thomas Students

65%

Women

35%

Men

81%

Full Time

19%

Part Time

96%

In State

4%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

48%

21%

11%

11%

5%

2%

2%

0.15%

0.11%

Undergraduate Students

2,739

Graduate Students

1,236

Non-Resident / International Students

129

University of St. Thomas Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,975

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

98%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$31,560

Out-of-State

$31,560

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 15
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