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Aquinas College Admissions

If you are considering submitting an applicationto Aquinas College, the fee for the application is $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for an application fee waiver.

Considering Applying Early to Aquinas College?

Aquinas College does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Aquinas College?

Aquinas College is amoderately difficult school to get into. Aquinas College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Aquinas College **accepted 69% of students, around 1,305 of the 1,883 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Aquinas College, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

What Does Aquinas College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Aquinas College

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Important
First Generation Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Not Considered

Aquinas College Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Aquinas College must submit the following items. Double check with Aquinas College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5
Interview
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Aquinas College?

Students admitted to Aquinas College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Aquinas College, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
3.75 and 3.99 21.63%
3.50 and 3.74 18.44%
3.25 and 3.49 15.6%
3.00 and 3.24 7.8%
2.50 and 2.9 14.89%
2.00 and 2.49 3.55%
Aquinas College does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Aquinas College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 86% of Aquinas College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 26% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Aquinas College?

To be competitive with other Aquinas College applicants, you should strive to earn between 1010 and 1220 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Aquinas College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1220 and 25% of scored lower than 1010, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Aquinas College student is 1115.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Aquinas College students scored 600 or higher and 75% of students scored 500 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Aquinas College students scored 620 or higher, and 75% scored a 500 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Aquinas College?

To be most competitive at Aquinas College, you should strive to earn between 20 and 26 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Aquinas College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.

A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Aquinas College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.

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Transferring to Aquinas College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Aquinas College.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Aquinas College during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Winter Term Summer Term

Aquinas College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Aquinas College?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Aquinas College.

Does Aquinas College accept transfer credits?

Aquinas College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Does Aquinas College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Aquinas College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Aquinas College?

Aquinas College. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

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Aquinas College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

69%

How hard is it to get into Aquinas College? Aquinas College is a somewhat selective institution. The Aquinas College acceptance rate is 69%. This means that the institution accepts 69 out of every 100 applicants.

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Aquinas College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Aquinas College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Aquinas College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Aquinas College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

20 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

26 and Above

Good

20 to 26

Avg

20 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Aquinas College is 23. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Aquinas College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Aquinas College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1010 - 1220

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Math SAT Range

510 - 600

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Reading SAT Range

500 - 620

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1220 and Above

Good

1010 to 1220

Avg

1010 and Less

Low

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Aquinas College students is 1115. Applicants with SAT scores of 1220 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Aquinas College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1010 to 1220 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1010 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Aquinas College.

Aquinas College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.53

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Aquinas College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.53. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,517

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

69%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$35,086

Out-of-State

$35,086

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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