52%

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

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

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

St Thomas University (STU) is a private not-for-profit type university which was established in 1961 as Biscayne College. Later, in 1984 name changed to the current name. It has a campus located in 150 acres near Miami Gardens, Florida minutes away from Miami Beaches. From 1970 until 1993, the university was the training camp home of the Miami Dolphins NFL team. It has a Roman Catholic religious affiliation. 

  • The university's student-faculty ratio is 14:1.

  • STU acceptance rate is 54%.

  • STU accreditation is provided by the Southern Association of College and School Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

  • The total student population is 4,662 out of which 2,237 are full-time and 2,425 are part-time students.

  • The graduation rate is 43%.


Online Education at STU

STU is a place for unlimited opportunities and approaches, giving every online student the tools necessary to reach higher and achieve more. The students from the university who pursue online courses learn 3 essential qualities, knowledge, confidence, and ethics.

  • The university offers 12 online programs across 3 majors.

    Smarthinking is the online live tutoring service for the online students.

  • Career services are also offered for the students such as resume making, job and internship assistance, career resources, student self-assessment and many more. 


Reviews

Some of the reviews given by the students are mentioned here.

  • The campus is absolutely gorgeous and the community is very open-minded.

  • The university is good overall. The academics are going to push you but the professors are actually able to take specific needs of students into consideration because their classes tend to be quite small. 

Location & Contact

Address

16401 NW 37th Ave

Contact

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

The rankings are given below.

  • The university ranked 85th in ‘Regional Universities- South’ according to the US News.

  • It also ranked 169th for 'Best Law Schools', according to the Princeton Review. 

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.

52%

SAT Range

950 - 1140

ACT Range

16 - 21

Application Fee

$40

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admissions to St. Thomas University

Admission Requirements for Master of Science (M.S.) in Educational Leadership

  • Completion of the application form.

  • Official transcripts from the previous institution where Bachelor's degree was earned.

  • 2 letters of recommendation and a resume.

  • A personal statement

  • If the candidate's undergraduate GPA is less than 3.0, an essay should be submitted.

  • Applicants must have completed 12 hours of graduate credits from an accredited university to be eligible for transfer admission.


Admission requirements for Doctor of Education in Leadership and Innovation

  • Completion of the application form.

  • A master's degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended.

  • 2 letters of recommendation and a resume.

  • A sample of applicant’s genuine scholar writing from graduate level work to get access to the skills of an applicant in scholar writing.

  • For transfer admission, applicant's must have complete 6 courses (18 credits) in a second master program or any other advanced credential.

Note

  • International applicants must submit official transcripts to NACES for evaluation

  • Applicants must submit TOEFL/IELTS Scores.

    • TOEFL Computer-based - 213

    • TOEFL Internet-based - 79

    • IELTS - 6

  • Applicants must submit GRE, GMAT, and MAT to register for graduate programs.

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

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

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

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

There are various financial assistance provisions extended by the university to provide equal opportunities for every student. St Thomas University (STU) scholarships are received by 93% of students. The university offers financial aids in various forms such as Grants, Scholarships, Loans, Military Aids and Work-study.

The students are required to fill the FAFSA form in order to apply for the financial aid program. St Thomas University (STU) federal school code is 001468.

  • Federal Aids provided are Pell grant, Federal Supplemental, Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), TEACH Grant, Federal Direct Subsidized Loans, and Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans.

  • State Aids provided are Effective Access to Student Education (EASE), Florida Student Assistance Grants (FSAG), and Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Programs.

  • Scholarships provided are Catholic High School with Dual Enrollment, Dean Scholarship, STU Award, International Scholarship, and many more.

  • Military Aid provided is Post 9/11 GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon program. 


There are a lot of scholarship opportunities available for you to cover all your educational expenses without any burden.

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