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International Profile

Pursuing your education abroad is a big decision!
At St. Thomas Aquinas College, we welcome international students from all over the globe. Your personal admission counselor is available to guide you through the application process and outline scholarship opportunities as well as visa requirements in the United States. We partner with our international students to ensure that they receive a quality education at an affordable price while gaining the exposure they are looking for by studying at an American institution.

Get relevant
Academic programs at St. Thomas Aquinas College speak to the needs of today’s society. Combining intellectual rigor with experiential training, we’ll prepare you to excel in a competitive job market and throughout your life. With more than 100 programs to choose from in the School of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business, and the School of Education, including unique programs like art therapy, art education, and therapeutic recreation and options in growing fields such as forensic science and sports management, we’ll help you find the one that fits your needs and interests.

On campus, life is good
We encourage international students to jump into our vibrant community that offers a choice of activities, events, and opportunities to get involved. Living on campus, you’ll feel right at home in our townhouse-style residence complexes and build lifelong friendships.

Get involved
Enrich your college experience and develop leadership skills by participating in more than 40 student clubs, a wide range of service learning opportunities, 18 NCAA Division II athletics, and a variety of intramural and club sports. Whether your interests are in sports, the performing arts, campus ministry, radio, publishing, or student government, there is a place for you.

Our Division II teams include baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s cross-country, women’s field hockey, men’s golf, men’s and women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s soccer, softball, men’s and women’s tennis, and men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track & field. Student-athletes build determination and sportsmanship while developing critical life skills such as leadership and personal discipline. For more information visit

Ready to launch
From internships and virtual career fairs to etiquette seminars, résumé-building workshops, and mock interviews, through our Career Network around the globe and alumni visits to campus, we pair alumni with students for a real-world perspective on life in the field.

We put the tools at your fingertips to build your confidence and become a polished job candidate. Whatever career you choose, we will prepare you to enter tomorrow’s workforce.

Experience it
Our students are presenting scholarly research at international conferences, forensic science majors are interning with law enforcement to investigate crimes, biology students are conducting hypothesis-driven research in state-of-the-art labs, and future educators are working with faculty to enrich science education through digital literacy and 3-D gaming.

Life-changing experiences like these will enrich your college years and allow you to explore career possibilities, making you a more attractive job candidate.

Your next step
Call or e-mail today to start your educational adventure! Our admission team will walk you through the process from application through enrollment. We’ll work with you to ensure a smooth transition into the United States and start you on the right path to success in college.

You can explore what we have to offer from anywhere on the globe at

Wherever you call home, we know you’ll find a place in our community. Discover yourself here!

“I really like my professors. I enjoy sitting in the first row and learning all I can from them. These are people who love teaching. Every day I learn something I did not know the day before.”

Javier Munoz-Laguna ’17
Hometown: Castile, Spain
Major: Biology


Located in Sparkill, New York, our campus is located a short 20 miles north of New York City. With our proximity to NYC, you’ll have access to internships, attend sporting events, visit historic landmarks and attractions, see Broadway shows, and more! You’ll experience the diverse and exciting culture that makes New York City famous, all from a suburban campus that feels like home.


Type of College: Private Catholic-affiliated institution founded in 1952

Size of Campus: 60 acres

Number of Students: The College has a total enrollment of 2,800 students in all programs on and off campus at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Number of Faculty: The College is home to 63 full-time faculty who teach and advise students and another 75+ adjunct faculty who teach select classes.

Colleges, Programs, and Degrees: We’re proud to offer more than 100 majors, minors, specializations, and dual-degree programs. Visit us at for an up-to-date listing of all offerings, including our graduate programs and strategic alliances for graduate study to advance your education in the United States.

• Art Therapy
• Biochemistry
• Biology
• Communication Arts
- Journalism
• Computer Science
- Animation & Gaming
- Information Usages & Management
• Creative Writing
• Criminal Justice
• English
• Forensic Science
• History
• Liberal Arts & Sciences
• Mathematics
- Actuarial Science
• Medical Technology
• Natural Sciences
- Biology
- Chemistry
- Physics
• Philosophy/Religious Studies
- Christian Traditions
- Ethics
- Philosophy
- Religious Studies
- Social Justice
• Pre-dental
• Pre-law
• Pre-medical
• Pre-pharmacy
• Psychology
• Romance Languages
• Social Sciences
• Spanish
• Therapeutic Recreation
• Visual Art
• Visual Communications in Graphic Design

• Biomedical Engineering
• Chiropractic Medicine
• Engineering
• Physical Therapy
• Podiatric Medicine

• Accounting
• Accounting/M.B.A. (150 Credits)
• Finance
• Management
• Marketing
• Sports Management

• Educational Studies
• Art Education (K-12)
• Early Childhood & Childhood Education (Birth-6)
• Childhood Ed. (1-6)
• Childhood & Special Education (1-6)
• Adolescence Education (7-12)
- Biology
- Chemistry
- English
- Mathematics
- Social Studies
- Spanish
• Middle Level Extension (5-9)

• Childhood & Special Ed., Grades 1-6, B.S.-M.S.Ed.
• Mathematics & Special Ed., Grades 7-12, B.S.-.M.S.Ed.
• Social Studies & Special Ed., Grades 7-12, B.S.-M.S.Ed.
• Spanish & Special Ed., Grades 7-12, B.A.-M.S.Ed.

• Art Therapy
• Biology
• Biotechnology
• Business
• Chemistry
• Communication Arts
• Computer & Information Science
• Computer Science
• Criminal Justice
• Economics
• Education
• English
• Fine Arts
• Graphic Design
• History
• Human Resource Management
• International Business
• Journalism
• Management Information Systems
• Marketing
• Mathematics
• Performing Arts
• Physics
• Public Relations
• Religious Studies
• Social Media
• Sociology
• Spanish
• Therapeutic Recreation
• Writing

Planned New Programs for 2016
• Exercise Science
• Healthcare Management
• Hospitality Management

Geographic Diversity: Our campus is home to students from New York and 15 other U.S. states, as well as nine
international countries.

International Student Services: Our dedicated international admission counselor will walk students through the entire enrollment process and continue to assist with the visa process each year. Once here international students have access to all of the resources the College offers, academic and career development, counseling services, residence life support, and more.

International Student Budget: (2015–2016)
Tuition and Fees    $28,740
Room and Board    $12,030
Total    $40,770

Financial Aid: St. Thomas Aquinas College helps international students achieve their personal best by offering a variety of programs and scholarships to make achieving your bachelor’s degree in the United States affordable. All international applicants are reviewed for institutional scholarships when they apply.  

For more information and the most current costs, visit us online at

Test Score Requirements: The College requires at least one of the following tests to be considered for admission: TOEFL, SAT, or ACT.  The TOEFL is required for all students whose primary language is not English (minimum score of 80 Internet-based). The SAT or ACT is required for students to be considered for academic scholarships.

Application Deadlines and Fees: The College has rolling admission and accepts applications throughout the year for the fall (September) and spring (January) semesters. International students should apply via the Common Application. The fee is $25.