St. Thomas Aquinas College

Campus Description

St. Thomas Aquinas College is a small, growing liberal arts college with 2,400 students on a suburban campus 20 minutes north of New York City. With 600 resident students living in McNelis Commons and Aquinas Village, student activities are bountiful and include both on-campus programs and off-campus excursions.

St. Thomas Aquinas College is a small, growing liberal arts college with 2,400 students on a suburban campus 20 minutes north of New York City. With 600 resident students living in McNelis Commons and Aquinas Village, student activities are bountiful and include both on-campus programs and off-campus excursions. More than 60 academic programs are offered in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Business Administration, Teacher Education and Natural Sciences and Mathematics. Study Abroad opportunities, an international student presence, a full scholarship honors program, and a number of strategic alliances that enable our students to continue their studies at other institutions, are just a few of the dynamic programs at St. Thomas. NCAA Division II basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, cross country, tennis, lacrosse, track and field, and golf provide over 300 contests annually to be a part of, either as an athlete or a fan. Simply call St. Thomas at 1.800.999.STAC or visit our Web site at www.stac.edu and begin receiving information today!

West Point Extension Program.

125 Route 340, Sparkill, NY 10976-1050

Phone: 
Toll-free 800.999.STAC or 845.398.4100
Fax: 
845.398.4114

St. Thomas Aquinas College on the web

St. Thomas Aquinas College Admissions

Degrees Offered

Associate (AA; Associate degrees offered exclusively at the U. S. Military Academy at West Point and at Stewart Army Subpost for eligible students), Bachelor’s (BA, BS), Master’s (MBA)

Sports

NCAA Division II Varsity Sports: Women's: basketball, cross-country, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field. Men's: baseball, basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer, tennis, track and field.

Clubs and Activities

Art Therapy Club, Biology Club, Business Club, Campus Ministry & Volunteer Services, Commuter Council, Council for Exceptional Children, Dance Team, Future Alumni Association, Gamma Kappa Phi, History Club, Ice Hockey Club, Intramural Sports, Laetare Players (Drama Club), Mathematics Club, Programming Board, Psychology Club, Residence Hall Council, STAC Singers, Spartan Volunteers, Student Government, The National Broadcasting Society, Student Publications, WSTK (student radio station). New Clubs are developed every year by students.

Featured Programs

St. Thomas Aquinas is an independent, coeducational, liberal arts college founded in 1952. Located in the Rockland County community of Sparkill, New York, the College is 15 miles north of the George Washington Bridge and 20 miles south of West Point. The campus is easily accessible from all points in Rockland County, Bergen County, New Jersey, and the entire New York City metro area. The College offers over 97 majors, minors, and specializations leading to the Bachelor of Arts (BA), the Bachelor of Science (BS), or the Bachelor of Science in Education (BSEd). The College also offers graduate programs leading to the Master of Science in Education (MSEd), the Master of Science in Teaching (MST), and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. Our academic facilities include computer labs, science labs, and a multimedia learning theatre are located in the College’s state-of-the-art science and technology center. Other on-campus facilities include a ceramic arts studio, a graphic design studio, a radio station, and a television studio. Our recreational facilities include the Aquinas Hall Gym and Fitness Center; tennis courts; soccer, softball, lacrosse, ice hockey, golf, cross-country, and baseball facilities near campus. The College participates in NCAA DII athletics sponsoring 16 men's and women's teams.

Enrollment for Fall 2013

1,801 (Full-time: 1,259; Part-time: 542)
171 (Full-time: 48; Part-time: 123)
29.76% enrolled in top quarter of high school class
11% enrolled in top 10% of high school class
SAT verbal range: 420 – 520
SAT math range: 410 – 530
ACT range: 17 – 20
46.7% have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
49.4% have a high school GPA of 2.0 to less than 3.0

Campus Demographics

 Undergraduate StudentsGraduate Students
% Black / African American6.9%4.1%
% Asian2.9%3.5%
% Hispanic / Latino16.0%5.8%
% White, Non-Hispanic59.5%84.2%
% American Indian / Alaskan Native0.4%0%
% International / Nonresident Alien1.3%0.6%
% Two or more races11.4%1.8%
% Unknown Race / Ethnicity11.4%1.8%

Tuition Information for 2014-2015

$27,130
$11,680
$6,300

$835 per credit

Admission/Application Deadlines

rolling

Financial Aid Deadlines

February 15 preferred
May 1

Application Requirements

HS transcript; SAT or ACT; personal essay (500 word minimum); counselor recommendation.

Aid Awarded to Enrolled Graduates for 2012-2013

$20,600
$8,760