St. Thomas Aquinas College

Sparkill, NY

St. Thomas Aquinas College

Sparkill, NY

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Undergrad Education

Who says you can’t have it all?
At St. Thomas Aquinas College, you can!

Our beautiful metropolitan campus gives you a safe, welcoming environment. Yet it’s just 15 miles north of New York City, giving you quick access to learning, cultural, and career opportunities in one of the world’s most exciting cities. You get a top-ranked education in a supportive environment rich with empowering experiences!

Our academic programs 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, Sport Management and an MPA in Criminal Justice—we’ll help you find the one that fits your needs and interests.

Get involved
Enrich your college experience and develop leadership skills by participating in over 40 student clubs, a wide range of service learning opportunities, 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, 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

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 give you 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 at international conferences, Forensic Science majors are interning with law enforcement to investigate crimes, Biology students are conducting research in state-of-the-art labs, and future educators are working with faculty to enrich education through digital literacy and 3D gaming. Our students take alternative spring break trips to build homes in Nicaragua or travel to Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota to provide support to one of the nation’s poorest areas.

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
Start your educational adventure today! Our admission team will walk you through the process from application through enrollment. Learn more at



#119 in Regional Universities North | U.S. News & World Report, 2022


#161 in Top Perfomers on Social Mobility | U.S. News & World Report, 2022


Named a 2022-2023 College of Distinction


Sparkhill, New York

Our beautiful metropolitan campus gives you a safe, welcoming environment. Yet it’s just 15 miles north of New York City, giving you quick access to cultural and career opportunities in one of the world’s most exciting cities.

Visit us or take a campus tour and experience STAC for yourself!

The best way to see a college is to walk the path of a student. Our students tell us that one visit to campus is all it takes to realize that STAC is like no other college. Some say it’s our beautiful campus, our small classes, and our collegial learning environment. Others say it’s our friendly, welcoming atmosphere. 

Our STAC Ambassadors will show you what they love most about campus. Schedule a tour today!

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • "STAC was absolutely the best decision I ever made.”

    • Savannah Finver '16
      Philosophy & Religious Studies/English
  • “I walked into STAC excited but nervous. When I left I felt like I could go out and conquer the world. I owe my professors all of that.”

    • Jeanine Grillo, '16
  • “The sense of community and relationships I built at STAC allowed me to grow and develop into a more confident student, giving me the tools I needed to succeed in my graduate program and career.”

    • Michele Beach '13, Physician Assistant