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