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Saint Thomas Aquinas College Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Saint Thomas Aquinas College

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
87%
Admission Difficulty for Saint Thomas Aquinas College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Saint Thomas Aquinas College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Saint Thomas Aquinas College is 87%.  It ranks #136 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Saint Thomas Aquinas College is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 1,557 out of 1,793 applicants were admitted.

The school has easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 67 percent (SAT 900/1150 ACT 19/25). Saint Thomas Aquinas College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.0. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Saint Thomas Aquinas College application fee is $30 and applications are due by Mar 1.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Saint Thomas Aquinas College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

Saint Thomas Aquinas College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
900-1150
Applicants Submitting SAT 
89%
SAT Scores for Saint Thomas Aquinas College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 450
SAT Math 25th 450
SAT Composite 25th 900
SAT Scores for Saint Thomas Aquinas College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1150
Average SAT Score 1030

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Saint Thomas Aquinas College?

Saint Thomas Aquinas College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 78 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 900 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 770. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1030 out of 1600. Saint Thomas Aquinas College ranks #70 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 89 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Saint Thomas Aquinas College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1150 and Above Good >93%
1025 to 1150 Avg + 87%-93%
900 to 1025 Avg - 78%-87%
775 to 900 Reach 65%-78%
Less than 775 Low <65%
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Saint Thomas Aquinas College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
16%
ACT Scores for Saint Thomas Aquinas College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Saint Thomas Aquinas College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Saint Thomas Aquinas College?

Admission data indicates that Saint Thomas Aquinas College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #66 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 16 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Saint Thomas Aquinas College.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Saint Thomas Aquinas College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
25 and Above Good >93%
22 to 25 Avg + 87%-93%
19 to 22 Avg - 78%-87%
16 to 19 Reach 65%-78%
Less than 16 Low <65%
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Saint Thomas Aquinas College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.0
Typical High School Grades 
B

What GPA do you need to get into Saint Thomas Aquinas College?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Saint Thomas Aquinas College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Saint Thomas Aquinas College was 3.0 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #111 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.0 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Saint Thomas Aquinas College accepts 87% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted Saint Thomas Aquinas College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 9.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 7.0% Good
3.50 to 3.74 16.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 9.0% Avg +
3.00 to 3.24 14.0% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 25.0% Avg -
2.00 to 2.49 19.0% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 1.0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

59% of Saint Thomas Aquinas College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Saint Thomas Aquinas College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 14%
Top 25% of class 31%
Top 50% of class 59%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Saint Thomas Aquinas College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 892 901 1,793
Accepted 785 772 1,557
Acceptance Rate 88% 86% 87%
Enrolled 99 130 229
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 17% 15%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Mar 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
91

Applicants have 91 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Saint Thomas Aquinas College is $30.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Saint Thomas Aquinas College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Saint Thomas Aquinas College Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Saint Thomas Aquinas College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=195243 IPEDS survey data for Saint Thomas Aquinas College.

FAQs

Does Saint Thomas Aquinas College prefer SAT or ACT?

89% of students submit their SAT scores to Saint Thomas Aquinas College. 16% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Saint Thomas Aquinas College?

87% of those who apply are granted admission to Saint Thomas Aquinas College. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Saint Thomas Aquinas College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 900 and 1150. 89% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Saint Thomas Aquinas College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 25. 16% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.