Entities

University of St. Thomas (TX)

University of St. Thomas (TX)

Acronym
UST
Entity Type
Location
Founding Date
1947

The University of St. Thomas blends the Catholic faith with a comprehensive educational experience. Undergraduate students can choose from nearly 40 majors, including STEM, nursing, education, and premed. UST also offers 24 graduate degrees. Its core curriculum exposes students to a range of disciplines from mathematics to theology.

  • The University remains Houston’s first and only Catholic University. 
  • It also prides itself on its diversity; about 68% of the student body are nonwhite, and 58 other countries are represented. 
  • About 65% of freshmen practice the Catholic faith; the chapel hosts mass every day. 
  • More than 96% of full-time freshmen receive a scholarship.