Undergraduate StudentLearn, achieve and shine at the University of St. Thomas! We are seeking bright and unique students to become engaged leaders of character in the global community. We welcome students of all backgrounds to our vibrant campus situated in the heart of Houston.

UST offers more than an affordable top-ranked education:

  • Academic Options: From our strong liberal arts curriculum to programs in business, the sciences and education, UST offers 36 undergraduate degrees and 18 graduate degrees. Explore the degrees and programs possible for your education.
  • One-On-One Attention: The average class size at UST is 16 students. Professors will know your name and mentor you. 
  • Graduates’ Success: UST graduates have high acceptance rates in medical and dental schools. Ninety-three percent of our education students accept a full-time teaching position. One hundred percent of cooperative engineering students enter a graduate-level program.
  • Nationally Ranked: Ranked 27th among universities offering master’s degrees in the Western region by the U.S. News & World Report 2015 edition of “America’s Best Colleges.”
  • Nationally Ranked: Ranked by The Princeton Review as Best in the West in its 2013 Best Regional Colleges online profile found at PrincetonReview.com.
  • Catholic Tradition: UST is Houston’s only Catholic University, founded by the Basilian Fathers in 1947.

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