We are the University of St. Thomas, the Catholic university in the heart of Houston. We are committed to the Catholic intellectual tradition and the dialogue between faith and reason. By pursuing excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service, we embody and instill in our students the core values of our founders, the Basilian Fathers: goodness, discipline, and knowledge.
We foster engagement in a diverse, collaborative community. As a comprehensive university grounded in the liberal arts, we educate students to think critically, communicate effectively, succeed professionally and lead ethically.
Since 1994, U.S. News & World Report has named the University of St. Thomas to the top tier of Western mid-size comprehensive universities. Students enjoy a 9:1 student to faculty ratio and 93% of our faculty have earned the top degrees in their fields.
Our campus is located close to downtown Houston and the Texas Medical Center, giving our students more options for nearby internships with some of the largest companies in Houston. Museums in the Houston Museum District are within walking distance from campus. The city’s METRO Rail train system provides quick, easy access to professional sports stadiums and concert venues.
Graduate degree programs include a Master in Liberal Arts, a Master in International Business, a Master of Business Administration (MBA), a Master of Science in Accounting, a Master of Science in Finance, a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a Master in Public Policy & Administration. Students have a chance to enhance their degrees through internships and study abroad options.
Goodness: We serve God in faith and love by giving of ourselves to students, colleagues, and society.
Discipline: We demand personal responsibility, accountability, and integrity in ourselves and in one another.
Knowledge: We pursue truth and academic excellence in the Catholic intellectual tradition, emphasizing the dialogue between faith and reason.
Community: We build and nurture relationships that transform our lives, our university, and our world.