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St. Thomas Aquinas

St. Thomas Aquinas College is a private four-year liberal arts college in Rockland County, New York that occupies a forty-eight acre campus. Located at 125 Route 340 in Sparkill, New York, the college is named after the medieval philosopher and theologian Thomas Aquinas. It was founded by the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill, New York.

Location

Address
125 New York 340
City
Sparkill
State
NY
Zip/Post Code
10976-1041

Contact Information

Phone
Fax
Website
Financial Aid Website

Stats

Total Undergrad enrollment
1801
Total Graduate enrollment
138
In State Tuition Fees
27130
Out State Tuition Fees
27130
ACT Score
20
SAT Score
1413
Grade Point Average(GPA)
2.94
Male Female Ratio
45:55
Acceptance Rate
80%
Student Faculty Ratio
19:01

Additional Information

College Type
Private
Religious Affiliation
N/A
Campus Housing
Yes
Mission Statement
NULL
Mascot
Spartans
Colors
Maroon & Gold
Conference
East Coast

College History

History

In 1968, Jean M. Carpenter '68 and other dedicated Alumni came together in a common bond to strengthen what would become a life-long relationship between the College and its graduates. That was the beginning� In 1970, the St. Thomas Aquinas College Alumni Association was formally established to foster a unified spirit among the graduates of the College while furthering the mission, goals, and welfare of the institution. Jean Carpenter was elected as the Alumni Association's President, and a Board of Directors was selected to manage the affairs of the Association. By 1986, Alumni totaled 3,500; the College added a Director of Development and Alumni Affairs position to the staff of its Office of Institutional Advancement. This underscored the importance of securing financial resources to support the future development of the institution, as well as the College's commitment to the professional management of its fund raising and alumni relations. Today, the St. Thomas Aquinas College Alumni Association members more than 12,000 Alumni residing in 50 states and 14 foreign countries and is overseen by the Vice President of Institutional Advancement and the Director of Annual Giving & Alumni Affairs in conjunction with the advice and counsel of the Association's Board of Directors. The Board meets regularly to discuss the design and direction of alumni programs, services, and activities, and provides the voluntary leadership essential to the successful implementation of these programs and activities.

College Specialty

Specialty

Thomas Aquinas College has a single mission: the liberal education of students according to their natural powers of reason illuminated by the light of the Catholic Faith. This mission is the end by which all means are judged � from customs of community life to curricular decisions and faculty appointments, to building design and forms of governance. +++ To accomplish its mission, the College has a single, substantially unvarying program with no majors, minors, or electives. It consists in an integrated and orderly study of the liberal arts and sciences, beginning with the fundamental arts of the trivium and quadrivium, proceeding through the natural and political sciences, and culminating in theology. The College achieves its mission chiefly through reflective consideration of seminal questions raised in classical texts. These texts � often referred to as the �Great Books� � are selected by the faculty under the guidance of the Catholic

Alumni

Alumni

Barbara Corcoran, self-made real estate millionaire who sold her company The Corcoran Group for $70 million in 2001. Gordon M. Johnson, Representative of the 37th legislative district in the New Jersey General Assembly. Frank Messina, poet and author. Gordon Chiesa, an assistant coach for the Memphis Grizzlies of the NBA. Craig Zucker, Maryland State Delegate for the 14th legislative district Jeremy Brown, Former Deputy Editor of WWE Magazine, Current Creative Writer for WWE TV Jonathan Clark, Assistant News Director at WCBS 880AM

Campus

Campus

Suburban

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