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UST Ranks among Finest Schools in American Education: Named to Forbes 2022 America’s Top 500 Colleges

Forbes-2022-America's Top Colleges_Circle (1)University of St. Thomas-Houston was named to Forbes 2022 America’s Top College listings, showcasing 500 schools representing the finest in American education.

According to Forbes, no matter where a listed school appears, the 500 schools in the top colleges’ lineup showcase the finest in American education. Forbes’ spotlighted schools offer an excellent education at a great price; produce high-earning graduates; and propel students to become successful entrepreneurs and influential leaders in their fields.

UST is a private, faith-based, comprehensive education experience. With more than 96% of full-time, first-year students receiving scholarships amounting to an average grant of $22,717, students graduate with an average debt of $6,122. UST offers a 0% interest monthly payment plan for tuition, and UST’s median 10-year salary for graduates is $102,800. UST prides itself on its diversity; 68% of the student body is nonwhite, and 58 countries are represented.

“We’re proud to spotlight the colleges and universities offering top academics and career success while minimizing student debt across America,” said Emma Whitford, senior education reporter at Forbes. ”We know that a college degree is a significant investment for any student, and one that’s been compounded by recent years of financial turmoil for many. This list reflects the public and private universities that are going above and beyond to deliver on that investment.

On Forbes Lists

#357    Top Colleges 2022

#187    In Private Colleges

#75      In the South

#258    America’s Best Value Colleges 2019