Aquinas College

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4210 Harding Pike

Nashville, TN 37205

Phone: (615) 297-7545
2012-2013 Tuition
tuition and fees
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U.S. News Rankings

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U.S. News rank Category Name
#30 Overall Score: 60 out of 100. Regional Colleges (South)

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Aquinas College is a private institution that was founded in 1961. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 553, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 83 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Aquinas College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (South), 30. Its tuition and fees are $19,800 (2012-13).

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School type private, coed college
Year founded 1961
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Academic calendar semester
Setting city
2012 Endowment N/A


When applying to Aquinas College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at Aquinas College is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 50 percent.

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Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 50.0%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

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Academic Life

The most popular majors at Aquinas College include: Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Business Administration and Management, General; and Elementary Education and Teaching. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 63.8 percent.

Class sizes N/A
Student-faculty ratio N/A 4
4-year graduation rate N/A
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 42%
Business Administration and Management, General 19%
Elementary Education and Teaching 15%

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Student Life

Aquinas College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 553, with a gender distribution of 16.6 percent male students and 83.4 percent female students. At this school, 2 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 98 percent of students live off campus. Aquinas College is part of the NAIA athletic conference.

Total enrollment 617
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NAIA

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Campus Info & Services

Aquinas College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Aquinas College.

Students who have cars on campus N/A
Health insurance offered No

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Tuition and fees $19,800 (2012-13)
Room and board $8,830 (2012-13)
Financial aid statistics N/A

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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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