Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees are subject to change. Please refer to our Website at for current tuition and fees information.

Tuition (for academic school year 2022-2023)

Tuition and Fees: $32,484* (before scholarships and financial aid)

Books and Supplies: $1,094

Room and Board: $10,090

Transportation: $2,694

Personal and Miscellaneous: $2,068

*Flat tuition rate and fees for undergraduate students enrolled in 12-18 credit hours in Fall and Spring semesters. Students taking fewer than 12 or more than 18 credit hours are charged at $1,133 per credit hour. Only these costs are directly billed to you; the other amounts shown are estimates of possible costs you may incur.

If you are a post-bacc student, each individual course you take is $1,133 per credit hour.

Associate of Applied Science Programs:


Tuition for the following Associate of Applied Science programs is $600 per class, or $12,000 total*:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Electronic Technology
  • Drug and Alcohol Counseling 
  • General Business
  • Networking Technology

Tuition for the following Associate of Applied Science program is $393 per credit hour:

  • Pragmatic Studies

Deposit (applicable to tuition)

Payable by first–time and readmit students upon acceptance: $200

Fees (refundable on same basis as tuition)

Activity Fee:

Undergraduate full–time: $130

Undergraduate part–time: $80

Undergraduate summer–term: $27

Special Fees (non–refundable)

Advanced–standing Examination, each




Company Deferment


Diploma (copy)


International Student (student visa holder)


International Postal Fee


International Student Insurance


Late Registration


Late Payment Fee


New Freshman Student Fee


Transfer Student Fee


Official Transcript Fee


Same Day Transcript Fee


Technology Fee

Undergraduate: $250

Graduate: $250

Room and Board

For information on room and board rates, contact the Director of Residence Life at 713–525–3836 or

Payment of Accounts

Students should check the status of their account online through myStThom via the website. Tuition, fees and other charges not covered by loans, grants, scholarships or other means must be paid by the last day of regular registration for the term for which the student is registering. Students not meeting these deadlines or making these arrangements for payment will be subject to administrative dismissal from the University. The University also reserves the right to dismiss students administratively should they not honor payment arrangements.

The University of St. Thomas e–mail account is the University’s primary means of contact with the student. Students should check their UST email regularly for important University updates.


Refunds of tuition and refundable fees will be made to students officially withdrawing according to the schedule posted on the University website. Please see the website for other refund dates.