About St Thomas University (STU)
On Campus Housing
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.
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.
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.
Highest Degree Offered
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 Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
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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