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Aquinas College

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

Aquinas College Tuition Information

In 2022, tuition for full-time students at Aquinas College was $26,400 a year.

Usually, college tuition rises about 3% year.

If this makes attending the college of your dreams seem daunting, remember, the total cost of tuition isn't the final cost for attending college. Many students pay way less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. Additionally, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay out of pocket feel more doable until you're done with college.

In-state vs. Out-of-state Tuition at Aquinas College

Aquinas College is a private, religious institution, which means it has the same tuition for residents of Tennessee as it does for students who live in other states.

Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. These institutions offer a lower cost of attendance for students who are residents of that state.

Choosing an insitution where you are eligible for in-state tuition can save significant money on the cost of tuition, as well as loans and interest owed. Don't forget to verify your state's eligibility criteria for as an in-state resident. Every state has its own rules about what makes someone eligible for in-state tuition. In many states, students must have lived in the state for 12 months before starting school to qualify for in-state tuition. There may be additional requirements too, depending on the state you and your parents currently live in.

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Tuition for International Students at Aquinas College

Tuition at Aquinas College is the same for all students.

International students are not eligible for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but should research private or school-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities..

International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships.


Aquinas College Living Expenses, Fees, and More


In addition to tuition, room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when estimating the cost of attendance for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Aquinas College.

Room and Board Costs at Aquinas College

Board costs vary based on on how many meals are included in the plan you choose.

How Much Do Books Cost at Aquinas College?

The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The actual cost of books depends on the courses you take and what kinds of books and materials they require. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy books from students who have already taken the course.

Yearly Fees

The majority of colleges charge some yearly fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs.

Keep in mind, there could also be additional fees associated with participating in certain activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or playing on an intramural sports team. Most colleges offer ways for students with demonstrated need to find ways to lower or eliminate these fees.

Transportation costs

The total cost of transportation in college depends on a few key factors. Will you take a subway, car or an airplane to get to school? Will you need to pay to park on-campus? Is the campus small enough that you can easily walk from class-to-class?? Do you own a car, or will you need to use public transportation? All of these factors can drastically impact your transportation budget. At Aquinas College, freshman are allowed to park on campus.

A school's location can also have a big effect on the amount you'll have to spend just to get around. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the other hand getting around in a city might be expensive, but cities may offer more buses, trains or affordable flights to actually get to school. Aquinas Collegeis located in a urban setting in Tennessee.

Other Costs

When you're planning for college, be sure to take into account personal expenses, like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.


The Full Cost of Attending Aquinas College


Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better estimate of what is really costs to go to Aquinas College.

Total Cost of Aquinas College

What will the cost of attending Aquinas College be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.

2022 Total Tuition and Expenses
Tuition $26,400

The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.

Total Estimated Costs
On-Campus $26,400
Off-Campus $26,400

The breakdowns above provide a good estimate of the total cost of attendance before financial aid and scholarships. Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.


Financial Aid at Aquinas College


In 2022, 0 of the 337 undergrads enrolled received financial aid.

Most Common Loans for Aquinas College Students

Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on Aquinas College financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at Aquinas College

Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.

In 2022, a total of $1.1 million was awarded in need-based scholarships. An additional $670000 thousand in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.

Net Cost of Aquinas College

The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.

Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for Aquinas College students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.

When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.

By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Aquinas College seem more manageable.

What will attending Aquinas College really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.

As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families make more informed decisions about the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Aquinas College's net cost calculator on their website.

Aquinas College Tuition Payment Plans

Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.

Students cannot pay tuition in installments. Contact the financial aid office to verify this and discuss options.

Aquinas College Tuition Waivers

Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to make attending more affordable. Some schools offer tuition waivers for employees and their family members, underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.

Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.


Learn More About Aquinas College


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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

Aquinas College Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

Unknown

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

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