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University of St. Thomas Student Life

University of St. Thomas is on a 23-acre campus in an urban setting in Houston, Texas, not far from Houston. There are many activities and organizations for University of St. Thomas students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

University of St. Thomas does not have fraternities or sororities.

University of St. Thomas has a thriving Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA). In fact, more students participate in Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at University of St. Thomas include Filipino Student Association (FSA), Tri-Beta, Psi Chi and Pre-Health Professional Society.

University of St. Thomas students' favorite campus traditions are Neewollah-Annual Halloween Party, Late Night Breakfast and Deck the Mall.

University of St. Thomas Housing

University of St. Thomas offers housing. 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 2021, 18% of undergrads at University of St. Thomas lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 82% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of St. Thomas. There are 400 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,463 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 400 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
Golf Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Cross Country Running Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Basketball Club Teams Club Teams Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Soccer Club Teams Club Teams Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Tennis Club Teams Club Teams Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Safety at University of St. Thomas

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.

University of St. Thomas offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

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

80%

Full Time

20%

Part Time

97%

In State

3%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

50%

19%

12%

9%

6%

3%

2%

0.21%

0.17%

Undergraduate Students

2,463

Graduate Students

1,302

Non-Resident / International Students

134

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
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 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
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,765

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

96%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$31,560

Out-of-State

$31,560

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 15
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