University of St. Thomas Profile
Founded in 1947 by the Basilian Fathers, the University of St. Thomas in Houston offers a Catholic liberal arts education for a lifetime of opportunities and challenges. Students can choose from 35 undergraduate and 10 graduate degree programs. Most popular majors are psychology, biology (pre-health program), finance, general business, accounting and education.
More than 1,600 undergraduates attend Houston’s only Catholic university, located in the heart of the historic Museum District -- home to world-class museums, art galleries, restaurants and shops, with easy access to the many attractions of the city. The University’s proximity to downtown and the Texas Medical Center enhances opportunities for internship and networking experiences.
The University offers students from 40 states and 58 countries a personalized education, with an average class size of 17. Liberal arts degrees provide invaluable training to a wide range of careers, including business, teaching, health, communication, law, the arts and many others.