St. Thomas Aquinas college helps students achieve their personal best by offering a variety of undergraduate programs and a fast-track, three-year bachelor's degree program.
The College offers more than 100 academic programs leading to the Bachelor of Arts (BA), the Bachelor of Science (BS), or the Bachelor of Science in Education (BSEd). Graduate programs include the Master of Science in Education (MSEd), the Master of Science in Teaching (MST), and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree.
Combining academic rigor with experiential training, we'll prepare you to excel in high-profile fields, from business to education, and specialized subfields, such as accounting, forensic science, graphic design, sports management, and social media.
We are continually evolving our programs of study and recruiting new scholars to our faculty so we can best prepare you to think outside the box, communicate with conviction, and give back to society in meaningful ways.
ACADEMIC FACILITIES: Classrooms enhanced with SMART technology and state-of-the-art science and computer labs create a modern learning environment. Other on-campus facilities include a cutting-edge television studio, an art gallery, a graphic design studio, a radio station, and a library system with extensive online and printed resources.
RESIDENCE FACILITIES: McNelis Commons and Aquinas Village offer townhouse-style accommodations for 700, dining and laundry facilities, and an after-hours lounge.
RECREATION FACILITIES: Aquinas Hall Gym and Fitness Center and tennis courts on campus; the Spartan Athletic Complex, a ¼ mile from campus, home to soccer, softball and lacrosse teams; ice hockey, golf, and cross-country facilities near campus. Provident Bank Park, a minor league stadium, is home to the Spartan baseball team.
ATHLETICS: The College participates in NCAA-DII athletics sponsoring 18 men’s and women’s teams.
St. Thomas Aquinas College partners with students and families to help make a private college education affordable. Complete the Net Price Calculator profile at https://npc.collegeboard.org/student/app/stac to see just how affordable a STAC education is. We accept students regardless of their finances and work to create a financial aid package that makes sense.
Scholarships and grants are provided to first time freshmen and transfer students. Academic and Merit Scholarship awards range from $5,000 to a full-tuition scholarship for students accepted into the Honors Program.
For more information about financial aid and scholarship opportunities, visit us at www.stac.edu/financialaid or call 845-398-4100 today!
The Honors Program provides a high-tuition scholarship and a highly challenging academic program for students of superior academic ability. The Aquinas Leaders Work Scholarship Program provides a 60% tuition scholarship and mentored work experience for students with strong academic abilities. The Higher Education Opportunity Program is offered to select New York State residents with academic potential. The Pathways Program assists select students with specific learning disabilities for an additional annual fee.
Our three-year bachelor’s program can help reduce college costs by $30,000 to $40,000. For more specifics on this program, visit us at www.stac.edu/3yr.
We use the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Students should use the College
FAFSA Code 002832.
For New York State Tuition Assistance Programs, students should use the
0830 NYS TAP code.
For submitting SATs from the College Board, use code
2807 and for ACT’s use code 2897.
- THE COLLEGE: A premier liberal arts and sciences college founded in 1952
- LOCATION: Located on 60 acres in Rockland County, New York, 15 miles north of New York City.
- ENROLLMENT: 2,800 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels
- STUDENT-TO-FACULTY RATIO: 18 to 1.
- ADMISSIONS AVERAGES: GPA-3.0; SAT (CR+M)-1050; ACT-22; Decision Time-4 weeks
- 2013-14 TUITION & FEES: $27,630
- ROOM & BOARD: $11,680
The College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) and is recognized as a College of Distinction and Military Friendly School
To schedule a visit or to apply to STAC, visit our Admissions page www.stac.edu/admissions.
Experience St. Thomas Aquinas College firsthand. Come and see our campus, talk to other students, meet our faculty, and see for yourself why students consider our college a true home away from home.