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Saint Thomas University, also known as STU, is a Roman Catholic university located in Miami Gardens, Florida, United States. It was established in 1961 as Biscayne College by the order of the Augustinian Friars. The university offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse Course Topics. STU is organized into the following academic divisions:
  • Biscayne College
  • School of Business
  • School of Leadership Studies
  • School of Science, Technology and Engineering Management
  • School of Theology and Ministry
  • School of Law
Saint Thomas University's athletics department sponsor several men's and women's sports teams. The athletes participate in baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, and tennis. They are nicknamed the Bobcats.

Profile of Saint Thomas UniversitySaint Thomas University is located in Miami Gardens, FL (a large suburb). The school is a Roman Catholic school. Saint Thomas University is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by the school is the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The range of program offerings available from Saint Thomas University is especially impressive compared to its number of students. The school is known for its programs in law, business and management, and medical administration.

Saint Thomas University Selectivity

Saint Thomas University does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 380. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 383 and 480. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.

Faculty
The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at Saint Thomas University is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

The school had 2, 407 enrolled students in 2007. Saint Thomas University has a large minority student population.

Student Life
The school offers students meal plans. Saint Thomas University values student athletics, and belongs to the Florida Sun Conference.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"St. Thomas University is an urban, student-centered, Catholic university with rich cultural and international diversity, dedicated to educating leaders who contribute to the economic and cultural vitality of the regions they serve. "Saint Thomas University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management325business management, organizational behavior, accounting, business administration, human resources, business, international business, finance, . . .
Law279law, international trade law, legal research
Education and Teaching136special ed, school Counselling, educational administration, elementary school teaching, teacher ed, education, secondary teaching, social studies teaching
Therapy and Counselling42psychology, marriage and family therapy, Counselling psychology, child psychology
Medical administration38health care administration, health and medical administrative
Religion and Philosophy24religion, theology, religious education, pastoral Counselling
Security and Law Enforcement22criminal justice and safety, security and protective services
Liberal Arts17liberal arts and sciences, political science, history, sociology, English
Media15media studies
Family and Social Work10social service professions, human services
Science8biology
Computer Science and Engineering7computer and info science, computer science
Hospitality3hospitality management
Contact: Saint Thomas UniversitySaint Thomas University

16401 NW 37th Ave

Miami Gardens, FL 33054-6459

General Phone: (305) 625-6000

http://www.stu.edu

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