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The University of St. Thomas, founded in 1947, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 20-acre campus is located in downtown Houston.

Website: www.stthom.edu/home/index.aqf

Private
Co-ed
2,174
Undergraduate
Students
(62.3%) 1,355 Women
(37.7%) 819 Men
1,343
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
87% of 1,101 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
 
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
August 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.71
SAT Math
520-620 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
538-623 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
20-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$46,026
Tuition and Fees
$31,560
Room and Board
$9,470
Average Percent of Need Met
77%
Average Freshman Award
$26,860
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$25,969
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
149
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 28% of classes
10-19 students: 32% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Houston Population
2,195,914
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Houston, TX
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
21% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Fightin' Celt
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
13.2% Asian
7.1% Black/African-American
50.7% Hispanic/Latino
2.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
22.4% White
3.8% Unknown
International Students
6.7% from 50 countries
First-Year Students Returning
84.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
37.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
94%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
23.0%
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