St. Thomas University Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More

St. Thomas University Admissions Overview:

In 2016, St. Thomas University had an acceptance rate of 54%; while just around half of applicants were admitted each year, those with good grades and test scores within or above the ranges posted below still have a good chance of being accepted. Those interested in applying to the school will need to submit an application, high school transcripts, and scores from the SAT or ACT. Check out the university's website for complete instructions and information.

Admissions Data (2016):

  • St. Thomas University Acceptance Rate: 54%
  • Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile

St. Thomas University Description:

St. Thomas University is a private, Roman Catholic university in Miami Gardens, Florida. The peaceful suburban campus is located on 140 tree-lined acres at the heart of the Miami suburb, just 20 minutes north of the city of Miami and 30 minutes from Fort Lauderdale. The campus is also just a few miles from the Atlantic coast and the Miami Beach area. The university offers 28 undergraduate and 17 graduate academic programs through its six schools: Biscayne College, the School of Business, the School of Law, the School of Leadership Studies, the School of Science, Technology and Engineering Management and the School of Theology and Ministry. Popular areas of study include business administration, organizational leadership and law. Campus life is active, with more than 20 academic, cultural and special interest clubs and organizations. The St. Thomas Bobcats compete in the Sun Conference of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 4,662 (2,752 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 42% Male / 58% Female
  • 71% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $28,800
  • Books: $850 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,700
  • Other Expenses: $7,104
  • Total Cost: $48,454

St. Thomas University Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 97%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 97%
    • Loans: 61%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $19,625
    • Loans: $9,335

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Organizational Leadership, Psychology

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 70%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 44%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 28%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 41%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Baseball, Golf, Tennis, Soccer, Basketball, Cross Country
  • Women's Sports: Dance, Cross Country, Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, Soccer

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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