Aquinas College is a private, religous school located in the suburban setting of Grand Rapids, MI, less than an hour from Grand Rapids.
Founded in 1886, the institution currently enrolls around 1,517 students a year, including 1,372 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
Aquinas College's endowment was valued at $40,841,693 in 2021. The school spends $7,588 for each full-time student enrolled.
Acceptance rate: 69%
Average GPA: 3.53
Mean ACT score: 23
Mean SAT score: 1115
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Admission to Aquinas College is moderately difficult. Around 69 percent of all applicants to Aquinas College are accepted each year. In 2021, Aquinas College admitted 1,305 of the 1,883 people who applied.
Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.53 /4.0. The mean composite SAT score is 1115. The mean ACT scores is 23.
Aquinas College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.
Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a school is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.
Out of the 353 students who started at Aquinas College as first-time freshman, 139 graduate within four years.
Aquinas College's six-year graduation for undergrads is 65 percent. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.
Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 72 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.
The average starting salary for recent grads is $37,594 a year. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $29,707 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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Wondering what life at Aquinas College is like? There are approximately 1,600 students enrolled at Aquinas College, including 1,456 undergraduate students and 144 graduate students. 82% percent of students attend school full-time, 91% percent are from MI and 9% percent of students are from other states.
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