Thomas Aquinas College

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School Overview

Located due north of Los Angeles, in Santa Paula, California, Thomas Aquinas College is a liberal arts college that is affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church. The college offers just one integrated academic program with courses based on the Great Books and Seminar method. The college is accredited by the Western Assocation of Schools and Colleges.

General Information

Admission Office

10000 North Ojai Road

Santa Paula, CA 93060-9621

(805) 525-4417

(800) 634-9797

Fax: (805) 421-5905



Contact: Jonathan Daly

Director of Admission
Main Address

10000 North Ojai Road

Santa Paula, CA 93060-9621

(805) 525-4417

www.thomasaquinas.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 340

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 102

Degree-seeking undergrads: 340

Setting

Rural setting

Rural community (under 2,500)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 64%

Percent students who return for sophomore year: 85%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $20,400 $21,400 $22,400 $22,400 0.00%
Books and Supplies $450 $450 $450 $450 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $6,600 $6,950 $7,400 $7,400 0.00%
Other $2,934 $3,045 $3,098 $2,996 -3.29%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $9,288 $10,152 $10,872 $10,980 +0.99%
Other $3,618 $3,945 $4,052 $3,914 -3.41%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $30,384 $31,845 $33,348 $33,246 -0.31%
In-state Off Campus $33,756 $35,947 $37,774 $37,744 -0.08%
In-state with Family $20,850 $21,850 $22,850 $22,850 0.00%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 61 69%
Grant or scholarship aid 50 56% $582,807 $11,656
• Federal grants 15 17% $58,074 $3,872
• Pell grants 15 17% $49,824 $3,322
• Other federal grants 11 12% $8,250 $750
State and local government grant or scholarships 8 9% $62,587 $7,823
Institutional scholarships or grants 49 55% $462,146 $9,432
Student loan financial aid 61 69% $226,469 $3,713
• Federal student loans 59 66% $202,219 $3,427
• Other student loans 3 3% $24,250 $8,083

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 75
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 75
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 75
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Thomas Aquinas College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (805) 525-4417
Website: https://thomasaquinas.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://thomasaquinas.edu/admission/apply
Address: 10,000 Ojai Road, Santa Paula, CA 93060
Setting: Rural: Distant
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 439
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 79%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*: 439 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $25,600
Out-of-state Tuition: $25,600
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 80%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $14,665

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Thomas Aquinas College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Thomas Aquinas College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Grand total 1

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Thomas Aquinas College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $25,600
Out-of-state $25,600
Books and supplies $0

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 97 80%
Grant or scholarship aid 74 61% $14,665
Student loan aid 96 79% $4,241

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 245 60% $14,229
Federal student loans 288 71% $4,755

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Thomas Aquinas College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Thomas Aquinas College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 204 88 116
Percent admitted 100% 82% 77%
Percent admitted who enrolled 57% 58% 57%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Thomas Aquinas College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 439
Undergraduate enrollment 439
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Thomas Aquinas College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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