Aquinas College

Tel: (615)297-7545
617 students
Private not-for-profit

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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 617 students (35% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 25%.
Aquinas College is one of 13 community colleges within Davidson County, TN.
The nearest community college is Nashville State Community College (0.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
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

Student Body

The student population of 617 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 17% over five years.
Total Enrollment
617 students
1,287 students
Aquinas College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
215 students
832 students
Aquinas College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 402 students
1,021 students
Aquinas College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Aquinas College sch enrollment Aquinas College sta enrollment
# Undergraduate Students 578 students 1,269 students
# Graduate Students 39 students 42 students
Aquinas College sch graduate Aquinas College sta graduate
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
Aquinas College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
Aquinas College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
Aquinas College Black (2006-2012)
% White
Aquinas College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
Aquinas College More (2011-2012)
Aquinas College sch ethnicity Aquinas College sta ethnicity
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. 0.33 0.45
Aquinas College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $19,800 is more than the state average of $5,917. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $19,800 is more than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $19,800 $5,917
Aquinas College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $19,800 $10,050
Aquinas College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 50%
Aquinas College Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
SAT Total Avg. 1,081
Aquinas College sat total (2006-2012)
SAT Reading 573
Aquinas College sat reading (2006-2012)
SAT Math 508
Aquinas College sat math (2006-2012)
ACT Composite Avg. 23
ACT English 25
ACT Math 22
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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