University of St Thomas

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$48,930
3.5% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$30,137
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.978%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
77%
9,481 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
9,025
75.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
79.6%
1,073 Graduates

About

University of St Thomas is a higher education institution located in Ramsey County, MN. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at University of St Thomas were General Business Administration & Management (175 degrees awarded), Social Work (102 degrees), and Data Modeling, Warehouse, & Database Administration (99 degrees).

In 2022, 3,161 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of St Thomas. 52.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,190 degrees), 11.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (192 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of St Thomas is $48,930, which is $18,780 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of St Thomas is $48,930, which is $18,780 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $30,137.

In 2022, 94% of undergraduate students attending University of St Thomas received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 46% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$48,930
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of St Thomas was $48,930. The cost of tuition at University of St Thomas is $18,780 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$30,137
2022 Value
0.126%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of St Thomas had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $30,137. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of St Thomas grew by 0.126%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,099
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of St Thomas was of $13,099 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 0.893% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 4.76% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

94%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
46%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

94% of undergraduate students at University of St Thomas received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 2.08% with respect to 2021, when 96% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0.978%
2019 Default Rate
19
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of St Thomas was 0.978%, which represents 19 out of the 1942 total borrowers.

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Admissions

University of St Thomas received 9,481 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 9.56% annual growth. Out of those 9,481 applicants, 7,300 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 77% acceptance rate.

There were 9,025 students enrolled at University of St Thomas in 2022. 3% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of St Thomas has an overall enrollment yield of 21.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

77%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
7,300
Accepted Out of 9,481

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of St Thomas was 77% (7,300 admissions from 9,481 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 75.5%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 9.56%, while admissions grew by 11.7%..

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SAT Scores

3%
Submission Percentage (2022)
48
Scores Submitted (2022)

3% of enrolled first-time students at University of St Thomas in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of St Thomas had a total enrollment of 9,025 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of St Thomas is 6,777 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,248. This means that 75.1% of students enrolled at University of St Thomas are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of St Thomas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.4% White, 7.39% Hispanic or Latino, 6.01% Black or African American, 5.46% Asian, 3.37% Two or More Races, 0.166% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0665% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of St Thomas in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (36%), followed by White Female (33.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.38%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (41%), followed by White Male (25.6%) and Asian Female (3.85%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

75.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of St Thomas in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,025 students. The full-time enrollment at University of St Thomas is 6,777 and the part-time enrollment is 2,248. This means that 75.1% of students enrolled at University of St Thomas are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

86%
2022 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 was 86%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), University of St Thomas had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    5,903 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    667 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    542 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of St Thomas is 65.4% White, 7.39% Hispanic or Latino, 6.01% Black or African American, 5.46% Asian, 3.37% Two or More Races, 0.166% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0665% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 145 more women than men received degrees from University of St Thomas. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of St Thomas is white (2,190 degrees awarded). There were 11.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (192 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at University of St Thomas is General Business Administration & Management (175 degrees awarded), followed by Social Work (102 degrees) and Data Modeling, Warehouse, & Database Administration (99 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at University of St Thomas, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (92 degrees awarded), Legal (198 degrees), and Theology (49 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of St Thomas are Accountants & auditors (1,021,078 people), Other managers (696,266 people), Financial managers (485,719 people), Chief executives & legislators (373,916 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (254,173 people).

The most specialized majors at University of St Thomas in 2022 are Philosophy and Religious Studies (92 degrees awarded), Legal (198 degrees), Theology (49 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (132 degrees), and Business (1,068 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of St Thomas are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at University of St Thomas are Philosophy and Religious Studies (92 degrees awarded), Legal (198 degrees), Theology (49 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (132 degrees), and Business (1,068 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 are Elementary & secondary schools (560,868 people), Computer Systems Design (499,413 people), Banking & related activities (474,402 people), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (407,281 people), and Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services (405,847 people).

The most specialized majors at University of St Thomas are Philosophy and Religious Studies (92 degrees awarded), Legal (198 degrees), Theology (49 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (132 degrees), and Business (1,068 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 175 degrees awarded
  2. 141 degrees awarded
  3. 80 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of St Thomas was General Finance with 175 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,508
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,653
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,508 degrees were awarded to men at University of St Thomas, which is 0.912 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,653).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 177 degrees were awarded to men at University of St Thomas in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.88 times more than the 94 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 115 degrees were awarded to men at University of St Thomas in Social Work, which is 7.19 times more than the 16 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

70%
100% Completion Time
80%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 70% of students graduating from University of St Thomas completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 80% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 81% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (85%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of St Thomas is Male and Two or More Races (85% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 1.21% of graduates (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,190 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    192 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    167 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of St Thomas is white (2,190 degrees awarded). There were 11.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (192 degrees).

6.77% of degree recipients (214 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    1,146 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,044 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    96 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of St Thomas is white female (1,146 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1044 degrees).

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Operations

University of St Thomas has an endowment valued at nearly $699M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−1.68%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, University of St Thomas had a total salary expenditure of 292M. University of St Thomas employs 145 Associate professors, 139 Professors and 61 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of St Thomas are Male Professor (95), Male Associate professor (77), and Female Associate professor (68).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of St Thomas are: Service, with 203 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 158 employees, and Management with 155 employees.

Endowment

$699M
2022 Endowment
1.43%
decline from 2021

University of St Thomas has an endowment valued at about $699M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of University of St Thomas declined 1.43% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $326M higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$152M
2022 Salaries
9.13%
growth from 2021

In 2022, University of St Thomas paid a median of $152M in salaries, which represents 51.9% of their overall expenditure ($292M) and a 9.13% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$41.1M
Instructional Salaries
400
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of St Thomas paid a total of $41.1M to 400 employees working as instructors, which represents 27% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
145 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
203 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of St Thomas were Associate professor with 145 employees, Professor with 139 employees, and Assistant professor with 61 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of St Thomas were Service with 203 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 158 employees, and Management with 155 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of St Thomas was Male Professor with 95 employees, Male Associate professor with 77 employees, and Female Associate professor with 68 employees.

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