Undergraduate Admissions

Your Future Starts Now

Over 60 years ago, St. Thomas University was established as a home for scholars, athletes, researchers, and writers. Curious minds and ethical leaders fill our campus with fresh perspectives, novel ideas, and big plans for the future. We are home to students from all over the country—and world. An STU education will prepare you to become a leader and equip you with the knowledge and skills to succeed and become limitless.

The Bobcat Journey: Take Your First Steps

Visits and Events

Visiting our beautiful 80-acre campus in Miami Gardens, FL is one of the best ways to experience the Bobcat Life. Join us on campus for an individual visit or event where you and your family will take a golf cart tour of campus, meet with an admissions counselor, and see what your future can be! After visiting, you’ll be eligible for a $4,000 Campus Visit Award once admitted to STU.

VISITS AND EVENTS

Apply Now

At STU, we make the application process fast and easy! Our application can be completed in under 10 minutes, and all you need to do is answer basic questions and upload your transcript/high school grades. We do not require SAT or ACT scores.

You can apply to STU using either our free application or listing St. Thomas University on your Common App. We admit students on a rolling basis, which means the sooner you apply, the sooner you’ll receive your admissions decision!

APPLY NOW

Pick a Major

STU is a nationally ranked university that offers more than 50 undergraduate majors, including cutting-edge programs in Health Sciences, Fashion Merchandising, Nursing, Sports Administration, and Business Management. No matter what you’re interested in studying, we have a major for you! Explore our majors to find your perfect fit.

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

Confirm Your Enrollment!

Once you’ve been admitted to STU, it’s time to claim your spot in the Bobcat Family! Log in to your Admissions Portal to submit your $200 non-refundable enrollment deposit to guarantee your financial aid offer and officially become an STU student. Housing signups, orientation dates, and course registration are all first-come, first-served, so be sure to confirm your enrollment ASAP to get your first choices!

CONFIRM TODAY

Affordability

STU is one of the most affordable and accessible universities in the South Florida region and 100% of undergraduate students receive financial aid. We are proud to offer scholarships and resources to help manage the price of college for students and families. Our institutional scholarships and grants are renewable for all four years of study!

Check out our Financial Aid and Scholarships webpage to see how affordable an STU education can be! To qualify for additional federal and state aid, you must include St. Thomas University on your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) using our school code 001468. We recommend filing your FAFSA as soon as possible after completing your STU application.

Admissions Requirements

To complete your application for admission to STU, you’ll need to submit:

  • Our free application or the Common App
  • Your high school transcript; unofficial transcripts are accepted as long as it contains all your grades, your name, and your school’s name

STU is test blind, so SAT and ACT scores are not considered during application review or for scholarships. All financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so be sure to complete your app as soon as possible!

Advanced Placement (AP) Credit Policy

Students must earn a score of 3 or above on their AP exam to receive college credits from STU. Official scores must be sent through College Board to be considered for credit.

Meet the Admissions Team

Your STU admissions counselor will work with you throughout the entire enrollment process. Most of our counselors are assigned based on your county/state of residence. Please check below to locate your admissions counselor and their contact information!

Camila Alcala

Camila Alcala
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
305-474-6809
calcala@stu.edu

Emma Lysell

Emma Lysell
Admissions Counselor
Territory: Broward County, South Florida Counties, New England, Midwest/Central/West USA
305-628-6580
elysell@stu.edu

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Jennifer Bacuylima
Admissions Counselor
Territory: South Miami-Dade County
305-474-6029
jbacuylima@stu.edu

Benjamin Aliaga

Benjamin Aliaga
Admissions Counselor
Territory: International
305-628-6620
baliaga@stu.edu

Madelyn Caraballo

Madelyn Caraballo
Guest Relations Coordinator
305-474-6828
mcaraballo@stu.edu

Ely Dantin

Ely Dantin
Customer Relationship Management Coordinator
305-628-6616
edantin@stu.edu

Jazleen Bello

Jazleen Bello
Admissions Processor
305-628-6772
jbello4@stu.edu

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Contact Us

Undergraduate Admissions
16401 NW 37th Avenue
Miami Gardens, FL 33054
Call or Text: 305-563-8792
Email: admissions@stu.edu