St. Thomas Aquinas College is an independent liberal arts college which provides education at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The College requires each undergraduate to attain a broad foundation in the liberal arts and sciences. The College provides a range of undergraduate majors and graduate programs to assist students to prepare for careers and/or graduate studies through a deeper focus in a major field of study.
St. Thomas Aquinas College creates a welcoming, caring and challenging environment for learning. Intensely student-centered academic activities and vigorous student-life programs are purposefully combined to enhance the educational process and to foster intellectual, moral, social and spiritual growth.
Programs We Offer
|Graduate||Master’s in Business Administration|
|Graduate||Master’s in Public Administration|
- Total enrollment: 2,800
- International Student Enrollment: 59 Undergrad, 1 Graduate
- Male: 45%
- Female: 55%
- Faculty-student ratio: 18 to 1
- Faculty: Full-time 125
- Part-time 75
- Number of countries represented on your campus: 24
- List the top five countries represented on your campus: United Kingdom, Spain, Germany, Australia, The Netherlands
English as a Second Language Program and Services
Does your institution have an Intensive English Program?
Can your institution issue an I-20 Certificate of Eligibility for F-1 Student Status to a student who has been admitted only to the Intensive English Program?
Does your institution provide courses of English as a Second Language to admitted students?
Does your institution conditionally admit students to degree programs if they have not met the English proficiency requirement?
International Student Housing Options
Is on-campus housing available for international students?
Yes. The Office of Residence Life is committed to establishing a positive atmosphere in the student residence life community, which presently consists of the Aquinas Village and McNelis Commons residence life complexes. These complexes consist of suite-style living arrangements. For more information, visit
- Kyung Hee University — Seoul, Republic of Korea
First Year, Transfer, and Graduate Students
In order for students to be considered for admissions, in addition to a completed application, we need the following:
- Official High School Transcript
- Official SAT or ACT Scores
- TOEFL or IELTS Score
- Letters of Recommendation
- Resume of Extracurricular Activities
- Official transcripts from all colleges that the student has attended
- Less than 30 college credits, must submit High School transcript
- TOEFL or IELTS Score
- Official SAT or ACT scores if high school graduation was less than a year ago
Does your institution issue I-20 for F-1 visa status and/or DS-2019 for J-1 visa status?
Cost of Attendance and Financial Assistance for International Students
Tuition and Fees: Full-time $31,950
Housing and Meal Plan: $13,250
Per credit charge: $1,025 (Undergraduate), $1,035 (Graduate)
Fees: General and technology fee included in tuition
Student Activities and Campus Life
The Office of Student Activities creates a very welcoming environment for all our students. The following are some of the clubs and organizations that may be of interests to international students:
- Student Government Association, Campus Activities Board
- Club Sports – Bowling, Equestrian Club, Hockey, Men’s Soccer, Spartan Dancers, STAC Cheerleading, and Women’s Soccer, eSports & eGaming Club
- Greek Letter Associations – Alpha Phi Omega
- Performing Arts – Laetare Players, STACAPELLA, House Band
- Major Related: Art Therapy, Business Club, Communication Arts Club, Education Club, Future Leaders in Healthcare, Psychology Club, Science Club, Sports Management Club, Video Game Development Club
- Special Interest Clubs – Commuter Connection, Council for Exceptional Children, Multicultural Student Association, Random Acts of Kindness, STAC Scholars, STAC Skaters, Movie Discussion Club, Ping Pong Club
Student Media Groups – Thoma (Newspaper), Thomist (Yearbook), WSTK (Radio)