College Profile

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


  • Business Administration
  • Childhood/Adolescent Education
  • Biology
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Psychology
  • Forensic Science
  • Art Therapy


  • Master’s in Business Administration
  • Master’s in Public Administration


2,800 Total Enrollment
Undergraduate 59, Graduate 1 International Student Enrollment
45% Male
55% Female
18:1 Faculty-Student Ratio
125 Faculty: Full-Time
75 Faculty: Part-Time
24 Countries Represented
Top 5 United Kingdom, Spain, Germany, Australia, The Netherlands

English as a Second Language Program and Services

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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, click here.

Collaborative Programs

  • 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
  • Essay
  • 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

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)


Hudson Valley

St. Thomas Aquinas College


Kaitlyn Healy
International Admissions Counselor / DSO

Dana Caponong
Assistant Director of Admissions / PDSO

Visa Information

Does your institution issue I-20 for F-1 visa status and/or DS-2019 for J-1 visa status?
I-20 only

Cost of Attendance & Financial Assistance

Tuition & Fees: Full-time $31,950
Housing & Meal Plan: $13,250
Per credit charge: $1,025 (Undergraduate), $1,035 (Graduate)
Fees: General and technology fee included in tuition

Major Areas of Study

Arts and Humanities
Arts, Visual, and Performing
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Communications Technologies
Computer and Information Sciences
Education, Teaching ESL
English Language and Literature
Health and Medicine
Health Sciences
Languages, Literature, and Linguistics
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies
Math and Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, and Fitness
Philosophy and Religion
Physical Sciences
Public Administration and Social Services
Public and Social Services
Rehabilitation and Therapy
Science Technologies
Science, Math, and Technology
Social Sciences
Sports Medicine
Theological Studies and Religious Vocations


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