Undergraduate Admissions

Committed to Developing Leaders for Life, the university seeks undergraduate students that have shown a strong dedication to their educational pursuit throughout their high school and college careers. The undergraduate admissions process is simple - just follow the steps below.

Questions regarding Admissions can be directed to the Admissions Officers at signup@stu.edu.

Application Process

Undergraduate Applicants

How to Apply

  • File an application for admission online
  • Make sure you include the $40.00 non-refundable application fee

Freshman Applicants

  • Request official copies of your High School transcripts or GED
  • Request official copies of the SAT or ACT test scores*
    • The university’s code for SAT is 5076 and for ACT is 0719
  • Request official copies of all your college transcripts if applicable

*Official SAT and ACT scores are not required of International applicants, however it is strongly recommended that either of these tests be taken as the scores will be useful in academic placement.

Transfer Applicants

Only students having completed 12 credit hours or more from an accredited college or university are considered transfer students and are not required to submit SAT or ACT test scores; only official college transcripts need to be submitted.

International Admissions

In addition to the above requirements applicants who have attended a university outside of the United States must present a course by course evaluation and official translation of their credentials completed by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or endorsed member by the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE).

The University has a close working relationship with the below members:

Josef Silny and Associates
7101 SW 102nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33173

World Education Services
1031 Ives Dairy Road #228
Miami, FL 33179

English Proficiency

Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate English proficiency. The University requires a minimum score of 71 on the TOEFL iBT® Test or a minimum score of 5.5 on the IELTS Test.

Financial Guarantee Form

As required by the United States Government before the issuing of any I-20s, students must submit a Financial Guarantee form that includes proof of financial support.

  • Sponsored letter
  • Bank Statement for last 4 months
  • Scholarship Award
  • Submit copy of your passport information page

Chinese Applicants

St. Thomas University is committed to your educational pursuit and understands and values your educational experience in China. The University has recently approved Gaokao Examination as the only document that will used in lieu of an English proficiency exam.

Campus Tour

Please call 305-628-6546 to schedule an appointment, or email us at signup@stu.edu. You may also schedule a Campus Tour online.

Cost of Attendance

Your financial guarantee form must reflect that you have adequate financial support to meet the cost of attendance. Please refer to the annual estimated cost of undergraduate attendance.

Annual Estimate of Cost of Attendance

Academic Year
Fall & Spring Semester
Summer Session Total Cost
Full time, 12-18 credits per semester $13,890 6 Credits FREE* $27,960
Books $375
Medical Insurance**
(if proof is not provided)
Charged in the Fall
Housing*** $3,910
Total $19,692

*If 18 credits are not taken during the academic year.
**The health insurance fee will be waived after acceptable proof of insurance is provided by posted deadline.
***Based on Triple Occupancy