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University of St Thomas Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$41,114 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$31,140 tuition
$8,500 on campus room & board
$1,094 books and supplies
$380 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$41,114 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$31,140 tuition
$8,500 on campus room & board
$1,094 books and supplies
$380 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$15,862 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
97% of students receive aid
35% get federal aid ($5,405 avg)
49% get state aid ($4,083 avg)
94% get institn'l aid ($15,862 avg)
41% get loans ($7,158 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.73% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.73% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $20,040 94%
Federal Grant Aid $5,405 35%
Pell Grants $4,724 35%
Other Federal Grants $1,395 17%
Institution Grant Aid $15,862 94%
State Grant Aid $4,083 49%
Student Loans $7,158 41%
Federal Loans $4,968 41%
Other Loans $17,273 5%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$5,000 - $12,000 R
- R R
- R
$3,000 - $5,000 R
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does University of St Thomas offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
3800 Montrose Blvd
Houston, TX 77006-4696
(713) 522-7911
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,038
Out of State $1,038


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Nicholas from Katy, TX
  • Sep-22-2016 I am a current student here

    This college is cheaper than some of the other private colleges in the area and they are able to offer scholarships depending on each individuals needs. Laundry service is free to the students at St. Thomas, unlike some other colleges where the students have to pay. The parking garage has several spaces for parking and the fee for parking is reasonable compared to other colleges.

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  • 4
  • Reyhaneh from Houston, TX
  • Jun-23-2015 I am a current student here

    It is a very expensive school, no doubt. However, the interactions between teacher and student and the education in itself really makes it worth it all.

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  • 4
  • Melanie from Houston, TX
  • Jan-11-2015 I am a current student here

    If you are lucky enough to live close enough to commute, yes you get your money's worth! If you have to live on campus..I'm not so sure. If you break it down, you are paying a $1,000+ a share a small space with a stranger..and eat fatty foods. It's around $8,000 a year! I spent $200 this semester at home! So, if you can, try to avoid living on campus...unless you have the money for it. The university is amazing in terms of rigor, so as long as you watch your finances, you should get your investment in your education returned in no time!

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  • 5
  • Christopher from Sugarland, TX
  • Aug-09-2013 I am a current student here

    This school has an amazing acceptance rate into secondary educations programs for science majors. This includes medical school which was clocked in at 85%. That is high. Come here and the well connected and educated staff will take care of you if you're willing to work.

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  • 5
  • Student
  • May-29-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    It may be expensive, but the University is willing to help out their students pay for their education in any way it can. The education you will receive is worth the buck.

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