Aquinas College

Tel: (615)297-7545
472 students
Private not-for-profit
The primary mission of Aquinas College is to provide an atmosphere of learning permeated with faith, directed to the intellectual, moral and professional formation of the human person. Aquinas seeks to foster intellectual achievement and personal growth in a socially and economically diverse population. The Christian principles and values they learn enrich students. Faculty and staff seek to make students aware that a relationship exists between human culture and the message of salvation. Thus, the mission of Aquinas College is to bring this message of salvation to bear on ethical, social, political, religious, and cultural issues.
School Highlights
Aquinas College serves 472 students (44% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 26%.
Aquinas College is one of 12 community colleges within Davidson County, TN.
The nearest community college is Nashville State Community College (0.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
College Aquinas College (TN) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Private for-profit
Total Faculty 45 staff 28 staff

Student Body

The student population of 472 has declined by 44% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has declined by 18% over five years.
Total Enrollment 472 students 472 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 10:1 30:1
# Full-Time Students 210 students 369 students
# Part-Time Students 262 students 216 students
# Undergraduate Students 191 students 380 students
# Graduate Students 19 students 19 students
Total Dormitory Capacity 92 113
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
3%
2%
% Hispanic
3%
3%
% Black
8%
17%
% White
77%
74%
% Two or more races
1%
2%
% Unknown races
6%
2%
% Non Resident races
1%
-
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.40 0.42

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $19,800 is more than the state average of $11,018. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $19,800 is more than the state average of $13,659. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $19,800 $11,018
Out-State Tuition Fees $19,800 $13,659
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100% 94%
Percent Admitted 61% 83%
SAT Total Avg. 1,081
980
SAT Reading 573 525
SAT Math 508 455
ACT Total Avg. 70
57
ACT Composite 23 19
ACT English 25 19
ACT Math 22 19
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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For Nashville private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,656 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Nashville community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.52, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Nashville is Fortis Institute-Nashville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.