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UST is on a rolling admission cycle.  We accept applications throughout the year until our class is full; therefore there is no specific application deadline.  There is no application fee to apply. Once we receive all of the required information (listed in the freshman or transfer section below), you will hear back from us within 2-3 weeks with a decision.  We begin reviewing applications for the fall semester on Oct. 1.

Freshman: Apply Online via our secure website or download a Paper Application.

Transfer: Apply Online via our secure website or download a Paper Application.

International: Apply Online via our secure website.

Which category is right for you?

Freshman

You would apply as a freshman student if you have graduated from high school or you have completed a home-schooled curriculum and you haven’t taken any classes for college credit since your graduation.


The parts of the application that are required for new freshmen are:
St. Thomas application
Official ACT or SAT test scores
Official high school transcript
Writing sample
Letters of recommendation are optional

Note: If you have PSEO credits or other college credits that you received while in high school, regardless of the amount, you would still apply as a freshman student.

Transfer

You would apply as a transfer student if you have been enrolled at a college or university and have attended classes for at least 10 days or you have taken any class for college credit since graduating from high school.

The parts of the application that are required for transfer students are:
St. Thomas application
Official college transcripts - from all colleges and universities attended
Official high school transcript
Writing sample
Dean of Students Form

Part-Time

Students interested in completing a bachelor's degree on a part-time basis would apply as either a freshman or transfer student as noted above. Under the "Online Application Feedback" section of the online application, please indicate your interest in only part-time enrollment. Part-time students are typically adults who are several years removed from their high school graduation and are working full-time.

International

You would apply as an international student if you are not a citizen or permanent resident of the United States. Freshmen and transfer international students follow the guidelines for freshmen or transfer students as stated above. Also, if transferring from a U.S. institution, you must complete an F-1 immigration form. In addition, international applicants must provide evidence of English proficiency and financial support. Please visit the international admissions website for complete information

Home-Schooled

Home-schooled students apply as any other incoming freshman student would apply and follow the same timeline and procedures.