St. Thomas Aquinas College
Sparkill, NY 10976-1050

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,852
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 13:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 681 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

79%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

St. Thomas Aquinas College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,953 applications and 1,546 students were granted admission. St. Thomas Aquinas College is at the #77 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 25% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 88% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT832 to 1057
ACT17 to 22

Application Fee

$30
Undergrad students
$30
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, St. Thomas Aquinas College's tuition was $28,800 for all students regardless of residency (7.5% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$20,823
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$28,800
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$28,800
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 97% of St. Thomas Aquinas College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 36% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,682 (which is 6.4% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at St. Thomas Aquinas College in 2016-2017, was 179, which is 66% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,883 (which is 0.2% below the national average.)

$4,682
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$5,883
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
97%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, St. Thomas Aquinas College has enrolled a total of 1,852 students (1,178 students full-time and 674 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,852 students, 87 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and 1,722 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 130 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 4 students for distance studies.

1,852
Total Enrollment
87
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 59%

Hispanic: 19%

Black/African American: 8%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%

Asian: 3%

Two or more races: 2%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at St. Thomas Aquinas College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 24% 236 20
Education 15% 152 3
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 6% 62
Psychology 5% 48
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 5% 46
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 4% 44
English Language And Literature/letters 3% 30
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 3% 28
Social Sciences 3% 28
Health Professions And Related Programs 2% 22

Graduation & Dropout Rates

62%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of St. Thomas Aquinas College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

2%
Still enrolled
36%
Dropout rate
--
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$32,500
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of St. Thomas Aquinas College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $32,500. Last year, out of the total 506 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 466 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 607 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 552 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $32,500 $45,400
Employment Rate 92% 91%
Total Graduates 506 607

Campus Location

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