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 31%.
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 Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 45 staff
62 staff
Aquinas College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

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 national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 18% over five years.
Total Enrollment 472 students 1,371 students
Aquinas College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
22:1
Aquinas College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 210 students
779 students
Aquinas College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 262 students
1,083 students
Aquinas College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Aquinas College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 191 students 764 students
# Graduate Students 19 students 36 students
Aquinas College Graduation BreakDown  Community College Average Graduation BreakDown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
3%
5%
Aquinas College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
3%
20%
Aquinas College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
8%
15%
Aquinas College Black (2006-2014)
% White
77%
49%
Aquinas College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Aquinas College More (2011-2014)
% Unknown races
6%
6%
Aquinas College Unknown (2006-2014)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Aquinas College Non Resident (2012-2014)
Aquinas College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.70
Aquinas College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $20,550 is more than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $20,550 is more than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $20,550 $5,664
Aquinas College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $20,550 $10,360
Aquinas College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Total Dormitory Capacity 92 271
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
90%
Aquinas College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Percent Admitted 61%
80%
Aquinas College Percent Admitted (2006-2014)
SAT Total Avg. 1,081
945
Aquinas College SAT Total (2006-2014)
SAT Reading 573
465
Aquinas College SAT Reading (2006-2014)
SAT Math 508
480
Aquinas College SAT Math (2006-2014)
ACT Total Avg. 70
58
Aquinas College ACT Total (2006-2014)
ACT Composite 23
20
Aquinas College ACT Composite (2006-2014)
ACT English 25
19
Aquinas College ACT English (2006-2014)
ACT Math 22
19
Aquinas College ACT Math (2006-2014)
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 equal to the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Nashville is Fortis Institute-Nashville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.