Saint Thomas Aquinas College

Saint Thomas Aquinas College

St. Thomas Aquinas College, also known as STAC, is a four-year private college of liberal arts, and is located in Rockland County, New York. The campus of the college is spread across an area of more than 45 acres. The college provides major degrees in a number of subjects including accounting, business administration, forensic science, and psychology among others. Several minor degrees are also offered in a wide range of subjects. In addition, the institution also provides various certification programs. Students are offered with opportunities of studying abroad.

STAC's athletics department fields a number of men's and women's sports teams. They compete in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). They are nicknamed as the Spartans. They participate in sports including baseball, basketball, golf, cross country, and tennis.

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Contacting Saint Thomas Aquinas College

Saint Thomas Aquinas College
125 Rte 340
Sparkill , NY 10976-1050
General Phone: (845) 398-4000

Saint Thomas Aquinas College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching98special ed, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, reading teaching
Business and Management89business management, accounting, finance, sales and marketing
Liberal Arts56foreign language and literature, Spanish language, English, liberal arts and sciences, social services, history
Therapy and Counseling36psychology
Security and Law Enforcement34criminal justice and administration
Media23communication studies
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy12parks and recreation management
Design11graphic design
Science8biology, biological and physical sciences
Fine Arts4fine arts studies
Religion and Philosophy1philosophy and religious studies
Computer Science and Engineering0computer and info science

Number of programs and degrees for Saint Thomas Aquinas College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree29423
Master's degree766
Post-master's certificate22
Postbaccalaureate certificate03
Associate's degree82

Saint Thomas Aquinas College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Saint Thomas Aquinas College had a total enrollment of 2,238 students (1,642 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 39%
Women 61%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 89%
Graduate 11%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 73%
Black 6%
Hispanic 12%
Asian 3%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 5%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 24%
18-19 27%
20-21 24%
22-24 14%
25-29 6%
30-34 2%
35-39 1%
40-49 2%
50-64 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York68%
New Jersey29%
(International Students)1%

Saint Thomas Aquinas College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 72 %

Saint Thomas Aquinas College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal420510
SAT Math400530
SAT Writing410510
ACT Composite1623

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT95%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT18%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Saint Thomas Aquinas College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 20,000
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 20,000
Room and board $ 10,330
Room charge $ 5,260
Board (meal plan) charge $ 4,470
Books and supplies $ 750
Other expenses $ 1,750

Financial Aid:
Saint Thomas Aquinas College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 283200)

Saint Thomas Aquinas College Faculty

Saint Thomas Aquinas College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year12$93,37215$91,828
Associate professoracademic year14$72,5147$71,747
Assistant professoracademic year8$59,3624$57,701
Instructoracademic year0*3$49,473
All faculty totalacademic year34$76,78129$77,892

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Saint Thomas Aquinas College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball New York Collegiate Athletic Conference
Baseball New York Collegiate Athletic Conference
Track New York Collegiate Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports285583

Saint Thomas Aquinas College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Finance, General
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Graphic Design

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Reading Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, General

Fine Arts
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

Religion And Philosophy
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other

Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets Saint Thomas Aquinas College Apart:

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checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (air force)
checked Offers athletic scholarships
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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