Study at Aquinas CollegeThe campus of Aquinas is in Nashville, TN, which is a large city. Its Roman Catholic nature is one of the defining aspects of the school. Aquinas is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at the school include, at the school's highest level, the Post-Baccalaureate certificate.
Aquinas is known for its programs in business and management and nursing and emergency medicine.
Admission at the school is selective, not open to all who apply. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 560. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 460 and 600. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.
In 2007, Aquinas had 857 students enrolled (537 full-time equivalent). Adults changing careers are relatively common at the school. A very high share of students at Aquinas are female.
A lot of students at the school attend part-time.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"Aquinas College is a private Catholic institution of higher education. The College offers an academically challenging liberal arts and sciences curriculum. The primary mission of Aquinas College is to provide an atomosphere 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. "
Aquinas Programs and Degrees
4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 32705
General Phone: (615) 297-7545