Welcome to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of St. Thomas, a diverse educational community in the heart of Houston. Your college choice is an exciting and meaningful decision for your future, and we want to guide you through the application process.

Our students receive a top-ranked education through personalized attention in small classes, extensive study abroad opportunities and a strong liberal arts curriculum. With a focus on integration of faith and character, UST graduates are ethical global citizens, professionals and leaders. Who can we help you become?

  • Ranked 27th in the West region by U.S. News & World Report 2015 edition of “America’s Best Colleges”
  • Named one of the best in the West by The Princeton Review
  • Named as one of 20 U.S. Catholic colleges and universities recommended by the Cardinal Newman Society and among 27 such institutions worldwide
  • Frequently ranked in top 20 Master’s schools in the U.S. for undergraduate Study Abroad participation by the Institute of International Education
  • Personalized approach to education with 9:1 student-to-teacher ratio
  • Personalized approach to education with average class size of only 15 students
  • Houston’s only Catholic university, founded by the Basilian Fathers in 1947
  • High acceptance rate in medical and dental schools for pre-med and pre-dental students

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