International Admissions

Apply to St. Thomas Aquinas College

The agency partners above or the St. Thomas Aquinas College admissions team will guide you through the following application steps:

  1. Complete your Common Application, including your college essay. 
  2. Have your college counselor send us transcripts from your secondary/high school. We reserve the right to request this document translated into English by a certified translation company.
  3. SAT or ACT Scores are waived for 2022 applicants
  4. Take either the TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo English Test, or Pearson PTE English language proficiency exam OR qualify for an English proficiency testing waiver by:
    • Graduating from a U.S. high school or secondary school elsewhere with all courses taught in the English language exclusively, with the exception of foreign language courses.
    • Receiving an SAT score of 1000+ and 500+ on the English section
    • Earning an ACT combined score of 37+ on the English and reading sections
  5. Facilitate one letter of recommendation from a teacher, coach, mentor, or adviser who knows you well. All letters of recommendation can be emailed directly to
  6. Have a transcript evaluation completed by a current member of NACES.​ St. Thomas Aquinas partners with SpanTran to help you select the right evaluation at a discounted rate. Access the application here: SpanTran Application – St. Thomas Aquinas College

Next Steps

Once you have been admitted to St. Thomas Aquinas College as a full-time student, the college will issue your I-20 Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant (F-1) Students so that you can apply for an F-1 Student Visa at your consulate. To obtain, a Form I-20, you must:

  1. Be able to pay your tuition and living expenses at St. Thomas Aquinas. The college will issue a financial aid package with a breakdown of tuition plus room and board less any St. Thomas Aquinas scholarships or grants. 
  2. Complete an I-20 Application with an accurate financial sheet listing all of your sources of funding in U.S. dollars.
  3. Provide proof of funding to support your financial sheet in your I-20 application. The documents differ with each type of funding. Please see the list of funding types and required documentation. This often entails finding a sponsor or sponsors and securing the documents necessary to display as evidence of your ability to pay for college.
  4. Send a copy of your passport to
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