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St. Thomas University
Miami Gardens, FL
St. Thomas University, founded in 1961 as Biscayne College, is a religiously affiliated, private university offering academic specializations in justice, international business, ministry, sports administration, and the sciences. Its campus is loacted in Miami Gardens. about 17 miles north of Miami.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 2,752
   Women 1,591 (57.8%)
   Men 1,161 (42.2%)
Graduate Students 1,922
Entrance Difficulty  
Overall Admission Rate Not reported
Early Action Offered  
Early Decision Offered  
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.25
SAT Math 469 average
420-530 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 468 average
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 20 average
17-21 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance $44,954
  Tuition and Fees $28,800
  Room and Board $8,200
Average Percent of Need Met Not reported
Average Freshman Award Not reported
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
Not reported
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 104
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 22% of classes
10-19 students: 46% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 2% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
Miami Gardens Population 111,378
Nearest Metropolitan Area Miami, FL
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 50% of freshmen, 27% of all students
Athletic Conferences National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot Bobcat
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.3% Asian
24.5% Black/African-American
56.0% Hispanic/Latino
3.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
11.5% White
3.8% Unknown
International Students 5.3% from 38 countries
First-Year Students Returning 69.6%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 28.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported