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 they receive a quality education at an affordable price while gaining the exposure they are looking for by studying at an American institution. 


Located in Sparkill, New York, our campus is 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 land-marks and attractions, see Broadway shows, and more! You’ll experience the diverse and exciting culture that makes New York City famous from a suburban campus that feels like home.


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

Size of Campus: 60 acres

Number of Students: The College has a total enrollmentof 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 stac.edu 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.

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

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

International Student Budget: (2018–2019)
Tuition and Fees: $31,950
Room and Board: $13,250
Total: $45,200

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 stac.edu/financialaid.

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.


• Art Therapy
• Biochemistry
• Biology
• Communication Arts
- Broadcasting & Digital Content Production
- Social & Interactive Media
• Computer Science
 - Data Analytics
 - Graphics
• Creative Writing
• Criminal Justice
• English
• Exercise Science
• 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
- Graphic Design
- Media Art

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

• Accounting
• Accounting/MBA (150 credits)
• Finance
• Hospitality Management
• Management
• Marketing
• Sport Management

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

• Childhood & Special Education, Grades 1-6, BS–MSEd
• Mathematics & Special Education, Grades 7-12, BS–MSEd
• Social Studies & Special Education, Grades 7-12, BS–MSEd
• Spanish & Special Education, Grades 7-12, BA–MSEd

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

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

“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 is currently attending Palmer College of Chiropractic West (in San Jose, California) to pursue his dream of becoming a chiropractor.

Get relevant
Academic programs at St. Thomas Aquinas College speak to the needs of today’s society. 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 Sport 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, awide range of service learning opportunities, 20 NCAA Division II athletics,and a variety of intramural and clubsports. Whether your interests are insports, the performing arts, campus ministry, radio, publishing, or student government, there is a place foryou.

Our Division II teams include baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, women’s bowling, men’s and women’s cross-country, women’s field hockey, men’s golf, men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track & field, men’s and women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s soccer, softball, men’s and women’s tennis, and women’s triathlon. We also added sprint football and eSports this past year. Student-athletes build determination and sportsmanship while developing critical life skills such as leadership and personal discipline. For more information, visit stac.edu/athletics.

Ready to launch
From internships and virtual career fairs to etiquette seminars, résumé-building workshops, and mock interviews, we provide you with real-world perspective of life in the field. We giveyou the tools to build your confidence and help you develop into 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 agencies to investigate crimes, Biology studentsare conducting research in state-of-the-art labs, and future educators are working with faculty to enrich science education through digital literacy and 3D 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 email 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 by visiting stac.edu/admissions.

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