49%

Acceptance Rate

$22,483

Avg.Financial Aid

001468

FAFSA Code

About St Thomas University (STU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

4,227

Website

www.stu.edu

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SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Roman Catholic

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

16401 NW 37th Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3056256000
Fax: 3056286591
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Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. When it comes to the ranking of a university or any educational institution, the more information a student has, the better. The ranking of a university helps a student in many ways. It helps them overcome the confusion of which university/college is good for them and also other prospects. Before taking admission, a student assesses their chosen university on various factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, and their experience, among others. Notably, for the rankings, the two publications, US News and Forbes, are trusted everywhere. However, it is to be noted that St. Thomas University does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

49%

SAT Range

950 - 1140

ACT Range

16 - 21

Application Fee

$40

SAT/ACT

Considered but not required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. St. Thomas University has 3 admission thresholds. The students are required to submit a fee along with the admission form, in order to be considered for admission at St. Thomas University. It is a non-refundable amount. The SAT score in the range of 890-1090 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. The average ACT score at St. Thomas University is 19. However, those getting an ACT score less than 16 might also be offered admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 16401 NW 37th Ave, Miami Gardens, Florida 33054-6459. To gather more information, they can call them at (305) 625-6000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$19,476

Average Annual Cost

$30,900

Books And Supplies

$850

Other Fees

$930

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$11,700

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,896

Total One Year Cost

$49,276

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to STU. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $49,958. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($32,000), books and supplies ($850), room and boarding ($11,700), and budget for other expenses ($5,376). For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

72%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

50%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

55%

Male Professors

45%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

64 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

25 Graduates

Psychology, General

18 Graduates

Biology, General

17 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

10 Graduates

Chemistry

9 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

8 Graduates

Fire Protection

8 Graduates

International Business

8 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

8 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

7 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

7 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

6 Graduates

Political Science and Government

6 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

6 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

4 Graduates

Marketing

4 Graduates

Mathematics

3 Graduates

Computer Science

2 Graduates

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement,...

2 Graduates

Theological and Ministerial Studies

2 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

1 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

1 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

1 Graduates

History

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,692

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

15%

Full-time

33%

Part-time

67%

Students Gender

Male

44%

US National: 44%

Female

56%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

16% White

6% Unknown

13% Black

53% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

6% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

8%

Out Of State

81%

In State

11%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$56,847 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 40% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

40%

Undergrads in College Housing

30%

Averege Housing Cost

$7,200/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,500/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,500/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Bobcats

School Colors

columbia navy and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Florida Sun Conference

Total Male Athletes

93

Total Female Athletes

81

Intramural Sports

8

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Beach Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $11,700 per year for living on campus. St. Thomas University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at STU costs around $4,500 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 47% and 53%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$37,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$49,400/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$16,977

$32,437

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$176 - 337

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

98%

Average Aid Per Year

$22,483

Students Receiving Federal Grants

55%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,635

Students Receiving State Aid

69%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,226

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

94%

Average Aid Per Year

$16,944

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$25,504

$30K - $48K

$23,929

$48K - $75K

$25,082

$75K - $110K

$22,852

> $110K

$22,918

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$454,022

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$8,946,453

In case the students at St. Thomas University face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,570, whereas the financial aid is $17,878. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $4,550 as well as institutional aid worth $17,878. At STU, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $454,022 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $8,946,453.

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