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Thomas Aquinas College Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

355 Students

72% Admitted

  • 369 full time
  • N/A part time
  • 163 men full time
  • 192 women full time
  • 171 applied
  • 135 admitted
  • 92 enrolled

369 Undergraduates

$24,500 Tuition/Year

  • $24,500 in state
  • N/A fees
  • $8,400 room & board
  • $50 books and supplies

At a Glance

Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Far West Rural area, distant from an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Bachelor's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Sarah
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  • I find the curriculum to be very challenging but rewarding. I love the sense of community and camaraderie between students of every year. I love everything this college stands for…

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  • Anna from Tehachapi, CA
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  • thomas aquinas is a beautiful place, full of a love for knowledge and critical thought. it has a variety of fun and enhancing extracurricular activities that range from hiking to…

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Mission Statement

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

Thomas Aquinas College
  • Located in Santa Paula, CA
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 355 students enrolled
  • 72% admitted
  • $24,500 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
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  • ALEXANDRIA from ladera ranch, CA
  • I am a current student here

    My mom is putting in me in a position to be at this school. My freshmen year was fun, because of the friends I made and being away from home. I would not attribute it to the atmosphere at Thomas Aquinas. They create an academic bubble of seclusion, quite literally.

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