St. Thomas UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Miami Gardens, FL

$32,000

Avg tuition

BestColleges.com is an advertising-supported site. Featured or trusted partner programs and all school search, finder, or match results are for schools that compensate us. This compensation does not influence our school rankings, resource guides, or other editorially-independent information published on this site.

Ready to take the next step?

Discover programs by subject area to find the best college for your future.

Search all programs

About St. Thomas University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Catholic, Roman Catholic  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

St. Thomas University is a small private university located on a suburban campus in Miami Gardens, Florida. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,824, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 55%. The university offers 29 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 43%, and a student-faculty ratio of 12:1. Tuition and fees for students are $32,000.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

55% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 890-1090

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 16-22

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

Learn more about how we determine school awards

5k

Students Enrolled

34%

Online Student Enrollment

12:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Demographics

Hispanic

49%

Black

21%

White

14%

Non-U.S. Citizen

7%

Unknown

6%

Two or more races

2%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

57%

Socio-economic diversity

55% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

Learn more about how we determine school awards

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

55%

State Grant Aid

73%

Institution Grant Aid

95%

Pell Grant

55%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,570
State Grant Aid $4,550
Institution Grant Aid $17,878
Pell Grant Aid $4,690

Financial Outlook

$45k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$22k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.