Thomas Aquinas College
Santa Paula, CA 93060

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 386
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Student to faculty ratio 11:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 398 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
No
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
No
Employment services for students
No
Placement services for graduates

Admission

75%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Thomas Aquinas College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 193 applications and 144 students were granted admission. Thomas Aquinas College is at the #73 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, 31% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 82% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1140 to 1360
ACT25 to 30
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Thomas Aquinas College's tuition was $24,500 for all students regardless of residency (8.6% cheaper 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.

$20,882
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$24,500
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$24,500
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 82% of Thomas Aquinas College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 28% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,402 (which is 0% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Thomas Aquinas College in 2016-2017, was 60, which is 76% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,482 (which is 40.9% below the national average.)

$4,402
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$3,482
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
82%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Thomas Aquinas College has enrolled a total of 386 students (386 students full-time and 0 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 386 students, 13 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 51% men and 49% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

386
Total Enrollment
13
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 69%

Hispanic: 16%

Two or more races: 7%

Non-resident alien: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Asian: 2%

Black/African American: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 1 largest majors offered at 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
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 67% 158

Graduation & Dropout Rates

82%
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 Thomas Aquinas College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

--
Still enrolled
18%
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

$30,200
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Thomas Aquinas College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $30,200. Last year, out of the total 81 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 81 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 108 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 73 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $30,200 $40,100
Employment Rate 100% 68%
Total Graduates 81 108

Campus Location

Similar Colleges

Judson College
Marion, AL
Talladega College
Talladega, AL
Lyon College
Batesville, AR
American Jewish University
Los Angeles, CA
Westmont College
Santa Barbara, CA
Wesleyan College
Macon, GA
Shimer College
Chicago, IL
Bethel College-North Newton
North Newton, KS
McPherson College
McPherson, KS
College of the Atlantic
Bar Harbor, ME
St. John's College
Annapolis, MD
Pine Manor College
Chestnut Hill, MA
Rust College
Holly Springs, MS
Baptist Bible College
Springfield, MO
Wells College
Aurora, NY
St Andrews University
Laurinburg, NC
Allen University
Columbia, SC
Marlboro College
Marlboro, VT
Randolph College
Lynchburg, VA
St. John's College
Santa Fe, NM
Beacon College
Leesburg, FL

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Thomas Aquinas College.