Thomas Aquinas College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$27,000
3.85% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$24,217
After Financial Aid
2022 Acceptance Rate
84.7%
262 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
516
100% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
85.1%
74 Graduates

About

Thomas Aquinas College is a higher education institution located in Ventura County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Thomas Aquinas College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (115 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 115 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Thomas Aquinas College. 46.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 53.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (89 degrees), 6.85 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (13 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Thomas Aquinas College is $27,000, which is $−1,330 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Thomas Aquinas College is $27,000, which is $−1,330 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,217.

In 2022, 61% of undergraduate students attending Thomas Aquinas College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 67% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$27,000
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Thomas Aquinas College was $27,000. The cost of tuition at Thomas Aquinas College is $−1,330 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$24,217
2022 Value
7.01%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Thomas Aquinas College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,217. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Thomas Aquinas College grew by 7.01%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,326
Room and Board

The average yearly cost of room and board at Thomas Aquinas College was of $13,326 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.59% between 2021 and 2022.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

61%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
67%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

61% of undergraduate students at Thomas Aquinas College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 18.7% with respect to 2021, when 75% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0%
2019 Default Rate
0
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Thomas Aquinas College was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 82 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Thomas Aquinas College received 262 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 0.383% annual growth. Out of those 262 applicants, 222 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 84.7% acceptance rate.

There were 516 students enrolled at Thomas Aquinas College in 2022. 45% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Thomas Aquinas College has an overall enrollment yield of 62.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

84.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
222
Accepted Out of 262

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Thomas Aquinas College was 84.7% (222 admissions from 262 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 83.1%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 0.383%, while admissions grew by 2.3%..

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SAT Scores

45%
Submission Percentage (2022)
63
Scores Submitted (2022)

45% of enrolled first-time students at Thomas Aquinas College in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Thomas Aquinas College had a total enrollment of 516 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Thomas Aquinas College is 516 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Thomas Aquinas College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Thomas Aquinas College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62% White, 19.8% Hispanic or Latino, 5.43% Two or More Races, 1.94% Asian, and 0.194% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Thomas Aquinas College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (31.4%), followed by White Female (30.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Thomas Aquinas College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 516 students. The full-time enrollment at Thomas Aquinas College is 516 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Thomas Aquinas College are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

92%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Thomas Aquinas College was 92%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Thomas Aquinas College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    320 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    102 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    28 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Thomas Aquinas College is 62% White, 19.8% Hispanic or Latino, 5.43% Two or More Races, 1.94% Asian, and 0.194% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 22 students (4.26%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 9 fewer women than men received degrees from Thomas Aquinas College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Thomas Aquinas College is white (89 degrees awarded). There were 6.85 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (13 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Thomas Aquinas College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (115 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Thomas Aquinas College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (115 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Thomas Aquinas College are Elementary & middle school teachers (55,339 people), Other managers (23,191 people), Secondary school teachers (13,221 people), Education administrators (13,205 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (11,967 people).

The most specialized majors at Thomas Aquinas College in 2022 are Liberal Arts & Humanities (115 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Thomas Aquinas College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, Physicians, and Correspondence clerks & order clerks

The most specialized majors at Thomas Aquinas College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (115 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Thomas Aquinas College are Elementary & secondary schools (104,011 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (29,163 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (22,927 people), Computer Systems Design (16,507 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (14,909 people).

The most specialized majors at Thomas Aquinas College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (115 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common (2022)
115 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Thomas Aquinas College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 115 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

62
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
53
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 62 degrees were awarded to men at Thomas Aquinas College, which is 1.17 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (53).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 62 degrees were awarded to men at Thomas Aquinas College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.17 times more than the 53 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 53 degrees were awarded to men at Thomas Aquinas College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.855 times less than the 62 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

80%
100% Completion Time
84%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 80% of students graduating from Thomas Aquinas College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 84% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 84% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Thomas Aquinas College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.35% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    89 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    13 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Thomas Aquinas College is white (89 degrees awarded). There were 6.85 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (13 degrees).

1.74% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    48 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    41 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Thomas Aquinas College is white male (48 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (41 degrees).

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Operations

Thomas Aquinas College has an endowment valued at nearly $29.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−18.4%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Thomas Aquinas College had a total salary expenditure of 34.8M. Thomas Aquinas College employs 53 No academic ranks. Most academics at Thomas Aquinas College are Male No academic rank (49), and Female No academic rank (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Thomas Aquinas College are: Service, with 22 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 21 employees, and Management with 14 employees.

Endowment

$29.4M
2022 Endowment
8.22%
decline from 2021

Thomas Aquinas College has an endowment valued at about $29.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Thomas Aquinas College declined 8.22% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $19.9M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$10.5M
2022 Salaries
12.5%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Thomas Aquinas College paid a median of $10.5M in salaries, which represents 30.3% of their overall expenditure ($34.8M) and a 12.5% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.82M
Instructional Salaries
53
Number of Employees

In 2022, Thomas Aquinas College paid a total of $5.82M to 53 employees working as instructors, which represents 55.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
53 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
22 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Thomas Aquinas College was No academic rank with 53 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Thomas Aquinas College were Service with 22 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 21 employees, and Management with 14 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male No academic rank
  2. Female No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Thomas Aquinas College was Male No academic rank with 49 employees, and Female No academic rank with 4 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Thomas Aquinas College.

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