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Aquinas College

Nashville, TN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate52%
Acceptance Rate52%

About Aquinas College

Aquinas College Overview

Aquinas College is a private, religious school in an urban setting in Nashville, Tennessee. Aquinas College was founded in 1961 and currently enrolls around 384 students a year, including 337 undergrads. Aquinas College offers housing for up to 89 students. The majority of students live on campus.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Aquinas College!

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus

There are no fraternities or sororities at Aquinas College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Aquinas College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Aquinas College on the Student Life page.

2022 Aquinas College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 52%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 34%
Tuition $33,256

Is Aquinas College a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a clearer view of what Aquinas College offers and if the college seems like a good fit for you.

Aquinas College Acceptance Rate 2022

Aquinas College is not difficult to get into. Around 52% of applicants get into Aquinas College each year. Out of 183 applications received in 2022, 95 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Aquinas College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Around 73% of students who start at Aquinas College return the next year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Aquinas College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Aquinas College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

The average starting salary for recent Aquinas College grads is $41,200 a year. Average starting salaries vary by discipline, but the average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year.

Aquinas College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2021, the total market value of Aquinas College's endowment was $16.5 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. For each full-time student, Aquinas College spends about $10,754 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Aquinas College

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Aquinas College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Aquinas College.

Based on this information, how does Aquinas College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Aquinas College a good school for you?

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Where is Aquinas College Located?

Aquinas College is located in the city of Nashville, Tennessee.

If you want to see Aquinas College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstates 40/65/24 to Nashville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Nashville International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Aquinas College and Nashville are like without leaving home.

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College Info

4210 Harding Pike Nashville, TN 37205-2005

Campus Setting: Urban

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.

Aquinas College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

21 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

26 and Above

Good

21 to 26

Avg

21 and Less

Low

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Aquinas College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Aquinas College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$44,372

In State

$44,372

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$33,256
$33,256
Fees
$598
$598
Housing
$9,598
$9,598
Books
$920
$920

Student Life

Wondering what life at Aquinas College is like? There are approximately 384 students enrolled at Aquinas College, including 337 undergraduate students and 47 graduate students. 58% percent of students attend school full-time, 77% percent are from TN and 23% percent of students are from other states.

58%

Full Time

42%

Part Time

77%

In State

23%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

384

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

52%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$33,854

Out-of-State

$33,854

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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