St. Thomas Aquinas College
Sparkill, NY 10976-1050

Admission Requirements

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.

Fall 2016 Admitted Students ACT Scores

Out of the total 256 enrollees 63 students submitted ACT score. Below is the score ranges of the submitted test scores.

25% 75%
English 0 0
Math 0 0
Composite 17 22

Fall 2016 Admitted Students SAT Scores

Out of the total 256 enrollees 224 students submitted SAT score. Below is the score ranges of the submitted test scores.

25% 75%
Critical Reading 420 527
Math 412 530
Combined (Math + Reading) 832 1057

Admission Requirements and Recommendations

St. Thomas Aquinas College uses the following list of admission requirements and recommended documents when evaluating students applications. All documents listed under the "Required" sections must be submitted with your application but those listed under the "Recommended" section are optional.

Please double check with the school to verify the current and complete admission requirements.


  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Fall 2016 Applicants Statistics

The following table details the number of students who applied, admitted and erolled in St. Thomas Aquinas College, in Fall 2016.
Men Women Total National Avg.
Applicants 888 1,065 1,953
Admitted students 713 833 1,546
Enrolled students 128 128 256
Acceptance rate 80.3% 78.2% 79.2% 64%
Yield 18% 15.4% 16.6% 35%

Accepted Credits

The following table outlines which college prepartory work and life expreaince will earn you credits at St. Thomas Aquinas College.

Advanced placement (AP) credits
Dual credit (college credit earned while in high school)
Credit for life experiences

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students

Admission Deadlines

March 1

  • Fall application
  • Early decision applicants will be notified

May 1

  • Housing deposit

August 1

  • SAT Reasoning / ACT scores
  • SAT Subject score
Transfer application (regular) : Rolling admission

Campus Location

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