NICHE Ranks UST a Top School for Value and Diversity in its 2021 Best College Rankings
NICHE is a resource that provides valuable information for students to compare schools and colleges across America and make a decision on where to attend. In NICHE’s 2021 Best College rankings, the University of St. Thomas at Houston ranks #32 in America and #37 as a Best Catholic College in America,
The platform bases rankings on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews. Students at St. Thomas are described as dedicated, driven and thinking. Based on student reviews, UST receives five stars or a very good ranking by at least 75% surveyed. One reviewer noted, “This school is a COMMUNITY. ...” At UST, approximately 96% of undergraduate students receive financial aid. St. Thomas’ overall rating is a B+.
UST in Top 20 for Best Hispanic Serving Institutions in America
UST also ranks in the top 20 for Best Hispanic Serving Institutions in America out of 358 colleges surveyed. The University’s profile for undergraduate demographics is 45.5% Hispanic. UST’s diverse student population mirrors the city of Houston’s diversity, where 45% of the people are Hispanic. Demographers predict that Hispanics will be the state’s largest population group by mid-2021.