University of St Thomas

Add Comparison

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$40,224

3.88% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$31,470

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

1.18%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

84.2%

6,439 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

9,878

71.7% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

76.9%

1,016 Graduates

About

University of St Thomas is a higher education institution located in Ramsey County, MN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of St Thomas were General Finance (132 degrees awarded), General Marketing & Marketing Management (131 degrees), and Mechanical Engineering (93 degrees).

In 2017, 3,103 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of St Thomas. 51.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,380 degrees), 18 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (132 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of St Thomas is $40,224, which is $13,724 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of St Thomas is $40,224, which is $13,724 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $31,470.

In 2017, 93% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 52% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$40,224

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of St Thomas was $40,224. The cost of tuition at University of St Thomas is $13,724 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

This chart compares the tuition costs of University of St Thomas (in red) with those of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Average Net Price

$31,470

2017 Value

2.21%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of St Thomas had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $31,470. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of St Thomas grew by 2.21%.

This chart compares the average net price of University of St Thomas (in red) with that of other similar universities.

Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Other Student Expenses

$9,400

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of St Thomas was of $9,400 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 4.62% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

This chart compares the average student costs at University of St Thomas (in red) with that of similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

93%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

52%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

93% of undergraduate students at University of St Thomas received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.09% with respect to 2016, when 92% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at University of St Thomas (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

1.18%

2016 Default Rate

25

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of St Thomas was 1.18%, which represents 25 out of the 2119 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Admissions

University of St Thomas received 6,439 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 3.5% annual growth. Out of those 6,439 applicants, 5,419 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 84.2% acceptance rate.

There were 9,878 students enrolled at University of St Thomas in 2017, and 5% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of St Thomas has an overall enrollment yield of 27.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

84.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

5,419

Accepted Out of 6,439

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of St Thomas was 84.2% (5,419 admissions from 6,439 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 82.7%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 3.5%, while admissions grew by 5.39%.

This chart compares the acceptance rate of University of St Thomas (in red) with that of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

SAT Scores

5%

Submission Percentage

66

Scores Submitted

5% of enrolled first-time students at University of St Thomas in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

This chart shows the SAT scores for the 25th and 75th percentile of applicants broken out into each section of the test that their are evaluated on.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment

University of St Thomas has a total enrollment of 9,878 students. The full-time enrollment at University of St Thomas is 7,086 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,792. This means that 71.7% 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 73.6% White, 4.7% Asian, 4.56% Hispanic or Latino, 4.38% Black or African American, 2.79% Two or More Races, 0.192% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0202% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of St Thomas in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (43.1%), followed by White Female (37.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.84%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (37.8%), followed by White Male (29.8%) and Asian Female (3.16%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of St Thomas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,878 students. The full-time enrollment at University of St Thomas is 7,086 and the part-time enrollment is 2,792. This means that 71.7% of students enrolled at University of St Thomas are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

This chart shows the full-time vs part-time enrollment status at University of St Thomas (in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Retention Rate over Time

88%

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 was 88%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), University of St Thomas had a retention rate higher than its peers.

This chart shows the retention rate over time at University of St Thomas (highlighted in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    7,273

  2. Asian

    464

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    450

The enrolled student population at University of St Thomas is 73.6% White, 4.7% Asian, 4.56% Hispanic or Latino, 4.38% Black or African American, 2.79% Two or More Races, 0.192% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0202% 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 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% 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, 376 students (3.81%) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Graduates

In 2017, 115 more women than men received degrees from University of St Thomas. The majority of degree recipients at University of St Thomas are white (2,380 degrees awarded). There were 18 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (132 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of St Thomas is General Finance (132 degrees awarded), followed by General Marketing & Marketing Management (131 degrees) and Mechanical Engineering (93 degrees).

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 (91 degrees awarded), Legal (154 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (185 degrees).

Workforce

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 (1,097,008 people), Other managers (681,812 people), Software developers (508,935 people), Financial managers (433,773 people), and Chief executives & legislators (332,405 people).

The most specialized majors at University of St Thomas are Philosophy and Religious Studies (91 degrees awarded), Legal (154 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (185 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (281 degrees), and Business (1,065 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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 are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Surgeons, Dentists, Physicians, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at University of St Thomas are Philosophy and Religious Studies (91 degrees awarded), Legal (154 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (185 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (281 degrees), and Business (1,065 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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 Computer Systems Design (851,649 people), Elementary & secondary schools (549,749 people), Banking & related activities (540,486 people), Insurance carriers (426,427 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (420,149 people).

The most specialized majors at University of St Thomas are Philosophy and Religious Studies (91 degrees awarded), Legal (154 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (185 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (281 degrees), and Business (1,065 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

Most Common

  1. 132 degrees awarded

  2. 131 degrees awarded

  3. 93 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of St Thomas was General Finance with 132 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree recipients from bachelors degree programs at University of St Thomas according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,494

  2. 1,609

In 2017, 1,494 degrees were awarded to men at University of St Thomas, which is 0.929 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,609).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at University of St Thomas by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 181 degrees were awarded to men at University of St Thomas in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.21 times more than the 149 female recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 156 degrees were awarded to women at University of St Thomas in Social Work, which is 8.21 times more than the 19 male recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Time to Complete

60%

100% Completion Time

76%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 60% 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, 76% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 77% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Doctoral Universities Carnegie Classification group.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of St Thomas is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral 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, 1.38% of graduates (14 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,380 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    132 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    113 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of St Thomas is white (2,380 degrees awarded). There were 18 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (132 degrees).

2.64% of degree recipients (82 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,256 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    1,124 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    77 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of St Thomas is white female (1,256 degrees awarded). There were 1.12 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,124 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Operations

University of St Thomas has an endowment valued at nearly $413M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $62.8M (15.2%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, University of St Thomas had a total salary expenditure of $262M. University of St Thomas employs 175 Associate professors, 106 Professors, and 97 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of St Thomas are Male Associate professors (93), Female Associate professors(82), and Male Professors (77).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of St Thomas are: Service, with 193 employees, Management, with 171 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 136 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$413M

2017 Endowment

12.1%

growth from 2016

University of St Thomas has an endowment valued at about $413M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of St Thomas grew 12.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $126M higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at University of St Thomas (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $2.45M - Federal

  2. $1.3M - State

  3. $3.25k - Local

As of 2017, University of St Thomas received $2.45M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.3M from state grants and contracts, and $3.25k from local grants and contracts.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$129M

2017 Salaries

2.84%

decline from 2016

In 2017, University of St Thomas paid a median of $129M in salaries, which represents 49.1% of their overall expenditure ($262M) and a 2.84% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.36% growth from 2015 and a 4.59% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructional Salaries

$40.4M

Instructional Salaries

430

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of St Thomas paid a total of $40.4M to 430 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $25.2M (35.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

175 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

193 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of St Thomas were Associate professor with 175 employees; Professor with 106 employees; and Professor with 97 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of St Thomas were Service with 193 employees; Management with 171 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 136 employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of St Thomas was Male Associate professor with 93 employees, Female Associate professor with 82 employees, and Male Professor with 77 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of St Thomas.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart