Aquinas College

Tel: (615)297-7545
576 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 576 students (39% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 25%.
Aquinas College is one of 13 community colleges within Davidson County County, TN.
The nearest community college is Nashville State Community College (0.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 12% 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
Total Faculty 54 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 576 teachers has declined by 34% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 17% over five years.
Total Enrollment
576 students
1,269 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students
226 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 350 students
1,017 students
Aquinas College sch enrollment Aquinas College sta enrollment
# Undergraduate Students 192 students 780 students
# Graduate Students 34 students 23 students
Aquinas College sch graduate Aquinas College sta graduate
% Asian
3%
2%
% Hawaiian
1% 1%
% Hispanic
3%
7%
% Black
7%
12%
% White
74%
57%
% Two or more races
2%
2%
% Unknown races
6%
3%
% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $20,550 is more than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $20,550 is more than the state average of $10,252. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $20,550 $5,740
Aquinas College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $20,550 $10,252
Aquinas College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 30 255
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
89%
Percent Admitted 52%
78%
SAT Total Avg. 1,081
945
SAT Reading 573
465
SAT Math 508
480
ACT Composite Avg. 23
20
ACT English 25
19
ACT Math 22
19
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Nashville private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,290 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 0.43, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Nashville is Remington College-Nashville Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.