University of St Thomas

Houston, TX 77006
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University of St Thomas is one of the sixty-three private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Texas. The campus is located in an urban area, in Houston.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 3,168 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 295 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 251 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 85%). Every year 57% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

University of St Thomas's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $32,100, and fees were $560. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $32,100 and $560 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students3,168
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate85%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 5 31
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 83.4%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/1954 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
10/07/2014 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1070 to 1235
ACT21 to 27
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$1,070/credit
In State Students$1,070/credit
Out of State Students$1,070/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$1,163/credit
In State Students$1,163/credit
Out of State Students$1,163/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $48,150 $48,150 $48,150
ADN 70 $74,900 $74,900 $74,900
BSN 125 $133,750 $133,750 $133,750
FNP 50 $58,150 $58,150 $58,150
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 94% of University of St Thomas's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 49% $4,700
Other Federal Grant 23% $1,225
State Grant & Scholarships 60% $3,997
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 93% $17,967
Federal Student Loans 43% $5,089
Private Loans 2% $11,834


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$15,502
$30,001 to $48,000$16,316
$48,001 to $75,000$15,734
$75,001 to $110,000$19,709
Over $110,000$24,748

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Texas state board of nursing.
University of St Thomas
3800 Montrose Blvd
Houston, TX 77006

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