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University of St. Thomas

Bachelor's programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (3)
Arts, Design & Architecture (2)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Medicine & Health (1)



Founded in 1947 by the Basilian Fathers the University of St. Thomas embodies the principles of Ex Corde Ecclesiae, committed to the religious ethical and intellectual traditions of Catholic higher education. 


We take pride in educating leaders of faith and character.


The Research Symposium promotes undergraduate and graduate research at the University of St. Thomas. Involvement in research teaches students respect for the precepts of honesty and professional ethics.


Career Services assists students and alumni in integrating values, interests, strengths and personality characteristics in order to make an optimal career decision, from choosing a major through the job search process. We are here to help you with resume development, interviewing skills and successful techniques.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.


Student services

The Office for Student Success collaborates with other offices to promote and support success at the University of St. Thomas. The Office for Student Success offers students at the University of St. Thomas:

  • College success workshops
  • Direction on college success strategies
  • Guidance and advice on campus resources available for your needs
  • Keys to college success

Housing services

Living on the UST campus provides students with:

  • Convenience
  • Affordability
  • Safety
  • Greater access to university activities

Library services

The librarians can

  • provide research & citation instruction tailored to your class
  • create subject- and course-specific guides

ICT services

The Classroom Technology & A/V Services Department primarily focuses on instructional technology support, media installation, maintenance and support for integrated "smart classrooms," presentation rooms and general student computer lab areas.

Student Life

Campus life

Our beautiful campus designed by famed architect Philip Johnson is vibrant with student groups and activities, academics and Catholic Identity.

Sports facilities

The Office of Recreational Sports’ purpose is to provide programs that promote a balance between academic and non-academic life.  This office should also promote health, wellness, and positive health behaviors to the UST Community by offering a wide variety of recreational activities and sports.

Student clubs

  • African American Student Union 
  • ALPFA (Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting)
  • Brazilian Student Association (BSA)
  • Business Latin-American Association (BLA)
  • Celts for LifeEnvironmentally Concerned Organization of Students (ECOS)
  • Filipino Student Association (FSA)
  • Health Awareness ClubHOSA


The University of St. Thomas is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. 

Houston, Texas, United States

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