Saint Thomas Aquinas University

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Saint Thomas University
Universidad Santo Tomás
Motto Facientes Veritatem
(Makers of the Truth)
Type Private
Established June 13, 1580
Affiliation Catholic
Principal Father José Antonio Balaguera Cepedda O.P.
Students 22,115
Address Carrera 9 Nº 51-11 Sede Central, Bogotá, D.C., Cundinamarca, Colombia
Nickname La Santoto
Saint Thomas University

Saint Thomas University (Spanish: Universidad Santo Tomás) is a Roman Catholic university located in Bogotá, Colombia. It is the oldest Colombian university, founded in 1580 by the Dominican Order. It has campuses in Bucaramanga, Tunja, Medellín, and Villavicencio, and offers distance education.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Universidad Santo Tomás - Educación Abierta y a Distancia

Coordinates: 4°38′17″N 74°03′52″W / 4.63806°N 74.06444°W / 4.63806; -74.06444