About University of St. Thomas Houston

Founded by the Basilian Fathers in 1947, the University of St. Thomas Houston is known as Houston’s Catholic University. While remaining committed to the religious, ethical and intellectual traditions of faith-based education, we welcome students of all faiths and of no faith.

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As such, the University of St. Thomas maintains a proud tradition of fostering engagement in a collaborative community grounded in the liberal arts, offering more than 35 undergraduate degree programs and more than 20 graduate programs across six academic programs:

  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • Cameron School of Business
  • Education and Human Services
  • Peavy School of Nursing
  • School of Theology
  • Centers for Excellence

Across all disciplines, UST’s primary mission is to educate students to think critically, communicate effectively, succeed professionally and lead ethically while maintaining the Catholic intellectual tradition and dialogue between faith and reason. We do this while remaining committed to our founders’ core values of goodness, discipline and knowledge.

We currently enroll more than 3,000 students and employ more than 300 faculty members from diverse backgrounds.

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