University of St Thomas (227863)

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$32,100

3.08% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$19,221

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

2.11%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

80.9%

1,060 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

3,168

56.7% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

57.3%

134 Graduates

About

University of St Thomas (227863) is a higher education institution located in Harris County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of St Thomas (227863) were Registered Nursing (36 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (34 degrees), and General Studies (33 degrees).

In 2017, 994 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of St Thomas (227863). 70.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (330 degrees), 1.02 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (324 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of St Thomas (227863) is $32,100, which is $11,367 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of St Thomas (227863) is $32,100, which is $11,367 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,221.

In 2017, 77% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 38% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$32,100

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of St Thomas (227863) was $32,100. The cost of tuition at University of St Thomas (227863) is $11,367 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$19,221

2017 Value

10.7%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of St Thomas (227863) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,221. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of St Thomas (227863) grew by 10.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,295

Room and Board

$1,094

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of St Thomas (227863) was of $9,295 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,094. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

77%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

38%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

77% of undergraduate students at University of St Thomas (227863) received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2.67% with respect to 2016, when 75% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

2.11%

2016 Default Rate

18

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of St Thomas (227863) was 2.11%, which represents 18 out of the 853 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of St Thomas (227863) received 1,060 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 12.5% annual growth. Out of those 1,060 applicants, 858 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 80.9% acceptance rate.

There were 3,168 students enrolled at University of St Thomas (227863) in 2017, and 71% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of St Thomas (227863) has an overall enrollment yield of 34.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

80.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

858

Accepted Out of 1,060

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of St Thomas (227863) was 80.9% (858 admissions from 1,060 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 77.4%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 12.5%, while admissions grew by 17.7%.

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SAT Scores

71%

Submission Percentage

208

Scores Submitted

71% of enrolled first-time students at University of St Thomas (227863) in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of St Thomas (227863) has a total enrollment of 3,168 students. The full-time enrollment at University of St Thomas (227863) is 1,795 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,373. This means that 56.7% of students enrolled at University of St Thomas (227863) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of St Thomas (227863), both undergraduate and graduate, is 38.9% Hispanic or Latino, 26.9% White, 10.9% Black or African American, 9% Asian, 2.05% Two or More Races, 0.158% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.158% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of St Thomas (227863) in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (32.4%), followed by White Female (12.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (12.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (15.2%), followed by White Female (13.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

56.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of St Thomas (227863), both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,168 students. The full-time enrollment at University of St Thomas (227863) is 1,795 and the part-time enrollment is 1,373. This means that 56.7% of students enrolled at University of St Thomas (227863) are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

85%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of St Thomas (227863) was 85%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), University of St Thomas (227863) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    1,232

  2. White

    852

  3. Black or African American

    346

The enrolled student population at University of St Thomas (227863) is 38.9% Hispanic or Latino, 26.9% White, 10.9% Black or African American, 9% Asian, 2.05% Two or More Races, 0.158% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.158% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 73 students (2.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 404 more women than men received degrees from University of St Thomas (227863). The majority of degree recipients at University of St Thomas (227863) are hispanic or latino (330 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (324 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of St Thomas (227863) is Registered Nursing (36 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (34 degrees) and General Studies (33 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of St Thomas (227863), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (54 degrees awarded), Education (366 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (17 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of St Thomas (227863) are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,047,226 people), Accountants & auditors (1,117,186 people), Other managers (670,400 people), Financial managers (441,429 people), and Secondary school teachers (353,170 people).

The most specialized majors at University of St Thomas (227863) are Theology (54 degrees awarded), Education (366 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (17 degrees), Math & Statistics (15 degrees), and Business (265 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of St Thomas (227863) are Chemists & materials scientists, Dentists, Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at University of St Thomas (227863) are Theology (54 degrees awarded), Education (366 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (17 degrees), Math & Statistics (15 degrees), and Business (265 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of St Thomas (227863) are Elementary & secondary schools (3,112,525 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (566,192 people), Banking & related activities (520,544 people), Computer Systems Design (483,714 people), and Insurance carriers (423,608 people).

The most specialized majors at University of St Thomas (227863) are Theology (54 degrees awarded), Education (366 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (17 degrees), Math & Statistics (15 degrees), and Business (265 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of St Thomas (227863).

Most Common

  1. 36 degrees awarded

  2. 34 degrees awarded

  3. 33 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of St Thomas (227863) was Registered Nursing with 36 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 295

  2. 699

In 2017, 295 degrees were awarded to men at University of St Thomas (227863), which is 0.422 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (699).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 48 degrees were awarded to men at University of St Thomas (227863) in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.814 times less than the 59 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 115 degrees were awarded to women at University of St Thomas (227863) in School Counseling & Guidance Services, which is 11.5 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

37%

100% Completion Time

58%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 37% of students graduating from University of St Thomas (227863) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 58% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 60% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of St Thomas (227863) is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.49% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    330 degrees awarded

  2. White

    324 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    114 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of St Thomas (227863) is hispanic or latino (330 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (324 degrees).

1.61% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    257 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    220 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    104 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of St Thomas (227863) is hispanic or latino female (257 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (220 degrees).

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Operations

University of St Thomas (227863) has an endowment valued at nearly $93.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $7.63M (8.18%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, University of St Thomas (227863) had a total salary expenditure of $63.2M. University of St Thomas (227863) employs 54 Assistant professors, 53 Associate professors, and 37 Professors. Most academics at University of St Thomas (227863) are Male Associate professors (32), Female Assistant professors(29), and Male Assistant professors (25).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of St Thomas (227863) are: Office and Administrative Support, with 60 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 42 employees, and Management with 38 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$93.3M

2017 Endowment

14.1%

growth from 2016

University of St Thomas (227863) has an endowment valued at about $93.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of St Thomas (227863) grew 14.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $60.2M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.89M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, University of St Thomas (227863) received $1.89M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$31.9M

2017 Salaries

1.89%

growth from 2016

In 2017, University of St Thomas (227863) paid a median of $31.9M in salaries, which represents 50.5% of their overall expenditure ($63.2M) and a 1.89% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.43% decline from 2015 and a 10.1% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$11.1M

Instructional Salaries

152

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of St Thomas (227863) paid a total of $11.1M to 152 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

54 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

60 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of St Thomas (227863) were Assistant professor with 54 employees; Associate professor with 53 employees; and Associate professor with 37 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of St Thomas (227863) were Office and Administrative Support with 60 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 42 employees; and Management with 38 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of St Thomas (227863) was Male Associate professor with 32 employees, Female Assistant professor with 29 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 25 employees.

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