St. Thomas University, founded in 1961, is a private, nonprofit, Catholic university that focuses on developing leadership skills in the classroom and beyond. Our 150-acre campus is located in Miami, Florida.
STU is known for its tightly-connected scholar and alumni community that engages the next generation of Leaders. Dedicated on delivering a personalized private education. STU equips graduates with the skills and knowledge that will ultimately position them as leaders within their chosen field. South Florida Business Journal ranks STU among top 3 colleges that produce the highest-earning graduates in South Florida.
A challenging, student-centered school, STU is recognized for providing individual instruction through a 12:1 student faculty ratio. Total enrollment is 4,674. Over 90% of STU students receive institutional grants or scholarships. Students have various on-campus living options.
STU offers 35 Undergraduate Majors, 27 Graduate Majors, 5 Doctoral Programs and 1 Professional Program (Law). STU carries out an impressive program of research over a wide variety of disciplines. STU is renowned as a leader in the fields of Business, Law, Human Rights, Communication Arts, Criminal Justice, Sports Administration/Management, Cyber Security, Education and Nursing.
STU also offers 14 varsity teams: Baseball, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Men’s Golf, Men’s and Women’s Soccer, Men’s and Women’s Tennis, Men’s and Women’s Track and Field, Softball, and Volleyball. STU is recognized as an NAIA Five-Star Champion of Character Institution. Our motto is: “Leaders for Life.”