Learn how the University of St. Thomas is making an impact and how your support impacts lives.

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Across the city and around the world, UST students and alumni impact communities and change lives.


As Houston’s Catholic university, with more than 3,500 talented, diverse students, the nationally recognized University of St. Thomas is uniquely positioned to address today’s most pressing need: leaders of faith and character.

We have faith in our mission, faith in our people, faith in our programs and faith in our community. We have faith that the University of St. Thomas – with its high academic quality, focus on students, distinctive purpose and rich Catholic intellectual tradition – can be a transformational force for good in our region and our world.

Faith in Our Future: The Campaign for the University of St. Thomas is focused on these critical priorities. Visit the Faith in Our Future Campaign site to learn more.

  • Health and Science

    Build on our unprecedented partnership with the community and a new model for connecting the Basilian Catholic liberal arts to science, technology, engineering and math education. This includes reopening the School of Nursing (including five Endowed Chairs) and building a new Center for Science and Health Professions. Learn more.

  • Creative Community

    Strengthen the unique partnership with Houston’s arts community as well as our campus community to foster creativity across disciplines and provide an exceptional gathering space for performances, events and lectures. This includes building a multidisciplinary Performing Arts Center as well as forging collaborative partnerships within the Houston arts community. Learn more.

  • Student Success

    Enhance support for our excellent faculty and programs. Increase scholarships to ensure access to a diverse population and compete for leaders of faith and character. This includes much-needed funding for scholarships and endowed faculty chairs, as well as faculty and program/departmental support and strategic property acquisition to complete the campus footprint. Learn more.

Faith in Our Future will allow the University to meet the challenges of the 21st century and continue providing a quality liberal arts education. We are confident that generous alumni, devoted friends and families, civic foundations and corporations will appreciate the opportunity to change lives forever by supporting the University of St. Thomas.

For more information on ways you can help, please call 713-525-5955 or email

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