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UST a Top Ranked School in 2020 Report

UST was ranked #10 out of 80 in Texas

College Factual LogoCollege Factual recognizes University of St. Thomas in a 2020 national ranking. UST achieves high marks in these rankings for academic excellence. College Factual is a leading source of college data analytics and insights with a strong focus on student outcomes

Rankings Highlight Universities with High Standards and Quality Outcomes for Students

College Factual “Best Colleges Ranking” highlights colleges and universities that meet high standards and provide quality outcomes to students. Some of the factors that make up the ranking include student to faculty ratio, graduation rates, student loan default rates, and other quality metrics.

UST Ranks #10 out of 80 in Texas

UST was ranked #10 out of 80 in Texas making it a top 10 school in Texas for overall quality. The university improved its position one slot over the previous year’s ranking of #11. UST’s 11 to 1 student to faculty ratio and an on-time graduate rate of 31 percent helped earn this ranking along with a low student loan default rate. St. Thomas has a diverse student population and a high freshmen retention rate. Lastly, in this ranking, UST education is shown as a good value for the money.

UST's Commitment to Excellence Shows

“College Factual recognition of UST is a testimony to the continued commitment of excellence by our great university,” Arthur Ortiz, Vice President for Enrollment Management, said. “Over the last two years, UST has had first-generation retention rates of 92 percent and 87 percent respectively! These metrics are virtually unheard of in academia. We continue to provide an affordable opportunity for students from all backgrounds to receive a top tier private education at a great value.”

College Factual provides in-depth coverage for over 2,700 colleges and universities and more than 350 college majors, helping students discover which of those colleges and majors are best for them. These insights are available to students from 160 countries interested in pursuing accredited college degree programs in the United States.