Tool December 2016

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Thomas Aquinas College (Santa Paula, CA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 84.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 22.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 56.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 30.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 86.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 39.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 12.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 51.00%
ACT score 24-29: 53.00%
ACT score 30-36: 35.00%
ACT score 24+: 88%
Students applied: 189
Students admitted: 142
Admission rate: 75%
Students per faculty: 11
4-year graduation rate: 80.5%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 94%
Full-time enrolled men: 188
Full-time enrolled women: 189
Part-time enrolled men: 0
Part-time enrolled women: 0
Total enrollment: 377

COSTS

Tuition: $24,500
Room and board: $7,950
Est. book expense: $50
Fees: $0
Total cost: $32,500
Cost after need-based aid: $17,523
Cost after non-need-based aid: $32,500
Average debt at graduation: $16,901

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $14,977
Average non-need-based aid: $0
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
0
Average aid package: $75
Students receiving need-based aid: 284
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 75%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0%
% receiving student loans: 80%