Thomas Aquinas College

country rank  1185
world rank  3493

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University Overview

Established in 1971, Thomas Aquinas College is a non-profit private liberal arts higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Santa Paula (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Thomas Aquinas College (TAC) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Thomas Aquinas College (TAC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 49 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. TAC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym TAC
Founded 1971
Motto Verum, Bonum, Pulchrum
The True, The Good, The Beautiful

University Location

Address 10,000 N. Ojai Road
Santa Paula
93060 California
United States
Tel +1 (805) 525 4417
Fax +1 (805) 525 9342

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is considered but not required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is considered but not required
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is considered but not required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are considered but not required
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 10000 Ojai Road
Santa Paula 93060-9621
(805) 5254417
800 634 9797

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 250-499
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Size & Setting Four-year, very small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Thomas Aquinas College's Library
Thomas Aquinas College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 51,174 physical volumes, 5,605 physical media
Housing Yes
Thomas Aquinas College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 404 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1980


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Academy for Liberal Education (AALE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)

Academic Structure

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