overview

St. Thomas University has been developing leaders for over 50 years. As the only private, Catholic, Florida-based University affiliated with the Archdiocese of Miami, we are internationally recognized for our unique academic specializations in justice, international business, ministry, sports administration, and the sciences. Our areas of study range from global entrepreneurship and undergraduate scientific research to divinity studies, intercultural human rights, and liberal arts. Our varied academic programs coupled with our prestigious faculty, who recognize the importance of personalized attention for every student, ensures that we accomplish our mission of developing leaders for life.  Renowned for leadership development in justice, science, business and ministry, St. Thomas University has been an important part of South Florida’s higher education landscape for over 50 year. Its academic expansion now includes unique degrees in global entrepreneurship and international business, sports administration, intercultural human rights and undergraduate science research conducted in state-of-the-art laboratories. A small-class size, private university is the competitive advantage that allows students to reach their highest potential. St. Thomas University is the home of Biscayne College; schools of Law; Science, Technology and Engineering Management; Business; Arts and Education; Theology and Ministry; and a wide variety of extracurricular, spiritual and community-oriented programs, all designed to further our students’ goals and leadership abilities.  With the opening of the Carnival Cruise Lines Science and Technology Building, St. Thomas University has dramatically increased its undergraduate research abilities and is beginning to offer nationally unique science programs like the STEM (Science, Technology, and Engineering & Mathematics) FELLOWS cohorts. The Student faculty Ratio is 12:1.  STU is ranked No. 5 for economic value in Florida (Economist). Students come from 76 countries and 47 States. STU Ranked 80th Best Colleges in Regional Universities South.

 

Location & Facilities

South Florida: Wander beyond our campus, and you will find yourself surrounded by diversity, multiculturalism, and a vibrant, friendly community.  Centrally located, St. Thomas University is minutes away from adventure on South Beach, or environmental treasures like the Florida Everglades. Get ready to explore a multitude of exciting experiences from the Florida Keys to the nearby Orlando theme parks. The CAMPUS size s 40 acres St. HOUSING: Thomas University offers a variety of attractive, affordable and conveniently located Residence Halls you will call home: VILLANOVA HALL, CASCIA HALL AND UNIVERSITY INN. By eliminating any distractions or needless burdens that can sometimes impede commuter students, on-campus housing is the most efficient way to attend the STU. Athletics: Fourteen sports are practiced, Mascot name Bobcats.

 

List of Departments (Faculties)

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), which enables it to award Bachelor, Master, Juris Doctor, Master of Law and Doctorate Degrees (PhD, EdD, and JSD, accredit St. Thomas University.

Academic Levels: Graduate and Undergraduate.

SUBJECTS AND FIELDS OF STUDY: In total there are 75 Areas of Study.

Accounting & Finance, Biology, Business, Communications, Creative Writing & English, Criminal Justice, Data Analytics, Economics, Education, History, Hospitality & Culinary Arts, Human Resources, Information Technology, Liberal Arts, Management, Marketing, Math & Science, Nursing, Operations & Project Management, Political Science, Psychology, Public Admin & Political Science, Social Sciences, Sports Management & Athletic Admin, Theology & Religious Studies.

 

Courses offered

Biscayne College, School of Arts and Education, Gus Machado School of Business, School of Law, School of Science, Technology and Engineering Management, School of Theology and Ministry.

PROGRAMS per School

Biscayne College: Criminal Justice, Counseling, Economics, English, Global Studies, History, Homeland Security and Terrorism, International Studies, International Relations, Law BA/JD, Liberal Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology. The Institute for World Languages in Biscayne College, provides our students with enriching cultures through fostering language programs in an interdisciplinary environment.

School of Arts and Education: Programs: Education, Communication Arts and Professional Studies

Gus Machado School of Business Programs: Accounting, Business, Cyber Security, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, Sports Administration, Trade and Logistics, Tourism and Hospitality Management.

School of Law: offers a wealth of programs to meet the interests and needs of our diverse student body. In addition to the traditional J.D. degree, the law school offers cutting-edge joint degree programs in Sports Administration, Marriage & Family Counseling, Business Administration, and Accounting. We also offer the innovative three plus three BA/JD degree for college students interested in pursuing the law. Our acclaimed graduate degree programs, the LL.M. and new J.S.D. in Intercultural Human Rights, have earned praise for their globally renowned faculties and for their focus on topics of real significance in the world today.  Law School: #1: Named Number One Law School in the Nation for Hispanics.  St. Thomas University School of Law also offers an extremely popular Summer-in-Spain program held in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain, commonly referred to as El Escorial, is the setting for the Study in Spain program, and is located in the foothills of the beautiful Guadarrama Mountains, about 45 minutes from Madrid. The program is designed to prepare students for practicing law in the globalized atmosphere of the 21st century by broadening their understanding of International and Civil Law.

School of Science, Technology and Engineering Management Programs: Big Data Analytics, Bioethics, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Pre Engineering 2+2, Mathematics, Nursing, STEM Teaching.

School of Theology and Ministry: BACHELOR OF ARTS IN RELIGIOUS STUDIES, BACHELOR OF ARTS IN RELIGIOUS STUDIES ONLINE, MASTER OF DIVINITY, MASTER OF ARTS IN PASTORAL MINISTRIES, MASTER OF ARTS IN PASTORAL MINISTRIES - CONCENTRATION IN RELIGIOUS EDUCATION, DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN PRACTICAL THEOLOGY, CERTIFICATE IN THE STUDY OF LOSS AND HEALING, SPIRITUAL COMPANIONSHIP CERTIFICATE PROGRAM.

CALENDAR: Semester based

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Scholarships

There are different types of aid: Grants, Scholarships, Loans, and Work Study.  Enquire with the University: 93% of St. Thomas Students receive Scholarships. (2017-2018).

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