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Aquinas College

4210 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN

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Aquinas College provides a variety of degree programs for students to assist them in their growth and development. The school is located in Nashville, Tennessee and operated as a private institution. The school's Roman Catholic affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's curriculum. The school enrolls 800 students yearly, allowing for smaller more engaging class sizes.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Nursing
  • Business Administration
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Information Systems
  • English
  • Liberal Arts

To be considered for admissions, students may be asked to complete an application, write a personal statement, and submit test scores or other school records, which are then studied by admissions officials. The majority of students at Aquinas College scored within the range of 19 - 24 on the ACT. 77% of applicants are admitted to this school, of which 46% choose to attend. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is around $21,000, but may change from year to year. Students are encouraged to use the school's net price calculator to better understand their personal tuition costs. Aquinas College may offer financial aid for students that are eligible by way of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

Students should visit the school's aquinascollege.edu to see additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give an overview of the candidates Aquinas College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Aquinas College is about 380, where graduate students make up roughly 8% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $20,000-$24,000 per year
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $680 to $820 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid90%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships90%$13,670
Receiving Student Loans45%$6,615
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Aquinas College may provide student services like:

  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

Aquinas College has an overall graduation rate which is close to 41%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years14%
Graduating in 5 Years7%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1985)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2002)
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Aquinas College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Education

English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Theology and Religious Vocations

Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Aquinas College for official up-to-date information.

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
51.91%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
90%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
8:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$13,721