Aquinas College

  • 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 to Aquinas College is Nashville State Community College (0.6 miles away).

Top Placements

Aquinas College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Aquinas College(TN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty45 staff29 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Aquinas College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Aquinas College diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment472 students631 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:130:1
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# Full-Time Students210 students369 students
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# Part-Time Students262 students262 students
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# Undergraduate Students191 students380 students
# Graduate Students19 students19 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-113
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
3%
2%
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% Hispanic
3%
3%
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% Black
8%
17%
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% White
77%
74%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
-
% Unknown races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score0.400.42
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$50,900$29,400
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $20,550 is more than the state average of $13,844. The private state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$20,550$13,844
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$21,426$12,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$6,297
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Acceptance Rate61%74%
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SAT Total Avg.1,081980
SAT Reading573525
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SAT Math508455
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SAT Writing550478
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ACT Total Avg.7057
ACT Composite2319
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ACT English2519
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ACT Math2219
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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