The University of St. Thomas (also referred to as UST or St. Thomas) in Houston, Texas, United States is a comprehensive Catholic university, grounded in the liberal arts. Founded by 1947 by Basilian Fathers, it serves as the only Catholic university in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.
The University of St. Thomas is located in the Neartown area. The campus is north of Houston’s Museum District and is adjacent to the famous Menil Collection and the Rothko Chapel. The campus is located within five miles of Uptown, Texas Medical Center, Downtown Houston’s Theater District, and the Houston Zoo.
Many of the University’s departments office out of houses built in 1930s that are scattered throughout campus. Some of the buildings are historic including the Link-Lee Mansion, once the largest home in Houston which is currently the home of the University’s executive office, and Hughes House, the childhood home of Howard Hughes, housing the Theology department.
ost of Attendance In addition to the information you supply on your FAFSA, the total cost of attending UST factors into the amount of financial assistance you receive. Here’s an estimate of undergraduate charges based on the costs for the 2010-2011 academic year:
|Fall 2010||Spring 2011|
|Tuition & Fees||$11,750||$11,750|
|New student fee||200||0|
Rates shown above are based on 15 credit hours