St. Thomas Aquinas College

Location Sparkill
Established 1952
Famous For Liberal Arts Institution with a Catholic Heritage


St. Thomas Aquinas College is a private college located in Sparkill, New York. It was founded in 1952 by the Dominion Sisters of Sparkill. The college offers around 100 majors, minors and specializations across its schools of Arts and Social Sciences, Business and Education and the School of STEM. 

It is a vibrant, student-centred institution having state-of-the-art facilities and services leading to the holistic development of the students. The learning environment at the college extends beyond the classroom, and students can take advantage of top-notch technology at the campus to get hands-on experience. With small class sizes and a collegial learning environment, students get a unique experience while pursuing their education at St. Thomas Aquinas College.

Services for International Students

The Career Development Services at the college provides support to students so that they can embark on a rewarding professional journey after graduation. While staying at the college, students can take up health and wellness services, and also the Counseling and Psychological Services when they face mental health issues. 


  • 119th in the Regional Universities North by the US News National Universities Rankings 
  • 161st in the Top Performers on Social Mobility category in the US News National Universities Rankings


The Residence Life at STAC enables students to fully experience college life by living on campus and taking part in the various educational, social and fun events happening throughout the year. Housing options are provided in suite and townhouse-style residences that have single, double, triple, and quad rooms.

About Location

Sparkill is a small hamlet in Rockland County, New York. Located 15 miles north of New York City, the region offers a great chance to explore one of the world's most prominent cities. Students can take advantage of the various job and internship opportunities and also enjoy the cultural offerings of the city. They can also relax by looking at the natural beauty of the Hudson Valley region.

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