If you want to apply to University of St. Thomas, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is August 15 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Students who apply to University of St. Thomas for fall semester should anticipate a decision by October 1.
Here is an overiew of some of University of St. Thomas's admissions stats.
|University of St. Thomas 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||22%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||61%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||16%|
These are the application deadlines for University of St. Thomas.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Early Action||Info Not Available||––||––|
University of St. Thomas does not offer early decision
➡️ Find a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Getting into University of St. Thomas is moderately difficult.
In 2021, University of St. Thomas accepted 98% of students, about 1,123 from the 1,141 applicants.
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 extremely difficult.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
University of St. Thomas has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.
What does University of St. Thomas consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
Make sure to check with University of St. Thomas for more information on admission factors.
To apply to University of St. Thomas, all applicants must submit the following items. 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||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||3|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.8|
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%.
At University of St. Thomas, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||17.22%|
|3.50 and 3.74||19.8%|
|3.25 and 3.49||18.25%|
|3.00 and 3.24||12.6%|
|2.50 and 2.9||7.71%|
|2.00 and 2.49||1.03%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to University of St. Thomas directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
University of St. Thomas considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
University of St. Thomas is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 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 aim to earn between 1035 and 1210 (or higher!) on the SAT. At University of St. Thomas 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1210 and 25% of scored lower than 1035, 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 610 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of University of St. Thomas students scored 617.5 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.
To be most competitive at University of St. Thomas, you should strive to earn between 18.75 and 24 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of St. Thomas's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.
A 18.75 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for University of St. Thomas students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.75.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to University of St. Thomas.
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
Does University of St. Thomas accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ University of St. Thomas accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to University of St. Thomas?
✅ University of St. Thomas is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is University of St. Thomas's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for University of St. Thomas is 98%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at University of St. Thomas?
❌ University of St. Thomas does not offer early decision.
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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 98%. This means that the institution accepts 98 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year 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
24 and Above
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19 and Less
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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.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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