Tuition & Fees

$32,574

$32,574

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
25%
500-599
53%
400-499
16%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
22%
500-599
52%
400-499
22%
300-399
3%
30-36
21%
24-29
26%
18-23
43%
12-17
10%
30-36
8%
24-29
41%
18-23
35%
12-17
16%
30-36
11%
24-29
44%
18-23
39%
12-17
6%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

61%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,397
Declined + 478
Total Received 1,875
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Private (nonprofit)

1,551

undergraduate students

162

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 1018
ACT 1962

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Fun Facts

  • He's big, he's tough, he drools: he's Nelson, the Saint Bernard mascot at Aquinas College!
  • Catholic colleges and universities in the United States didn't go co-ed until Aquinas College in Michigan started the trend in 1931.
  • You gotta feel a little bad for the President and other administrators of Aquinas College: the beautiful old building housing their offices (Holmdene) is said to be haunted by multiple ghosts!

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School Facts

Aquinas College, founded in 1886, is a private, liberal arts institution rooted in the Catholic Dominican tradition. Its 217-acre campus is located in Grand Rapids, MI.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,713
Established in 1886
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Grand Rapids, MI

117-acre, suburban campus in Grand Rapids (population: 196,445). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Aquinas College
1700 Fulton Street, E
Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1801

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
50%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
83%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
25%
500-599
53%
400-499
16%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
22%
500-599
52%
400-499
22%
300-399
3%
30-36
21%
24-29
26%
18-23
43%
12-17
10%
30-36
8%
24-29
41%
18-23
35%
12-17
16%
30-36
11%
24-29
44%
18-23
39%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,397
Declined + 478
Total Received 1,875

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Angela Schlosser-Bacon
Director of Admissions
P: 800 678-9593
F: 616 732-4469
admissions@aquinas.edu

Cost

Tuition $31,976
Room $4,376
Board $4,956
Additional fees $598
Books & supplies $904
Total $42,810
Average Financial Aid - $24,384
Total with Avg. Aid $18,426

Financial Aid

83%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$24,384

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,452,257
State $1,558,554
Institutional $18,261,806
Other external
Total $22,272,617

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $5,098,624
Other external
Total $5,098,624

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cheerleading
cross-country
golf
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC), CCLA
Mascot
Saints
School colors
sage, maroon, and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Music
Applied Sciences
Art
Art History
Arts
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology
Business Administration
Business Administration/Accounting
Business Administration/Art
Business Administration/Communication Arts
Business Administration/Sports Management
Business Administration/Theatre
Ceramics
Chemical Physics
Chemistry
Chemistry Business
Communication Arts
Communication Arts/Theatre
Community Leadership
Computer Information Systems
Drawing
Economics
Education
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
French
General Education
Geography
German
History
International Business
International Studies
Language Arts
Learning Disabilities
Liturgical Music
Management
Management/Information Systems
Mathematics
Medical Technology
Music
Music Education/Choral
Music Education/Instrumental
New Genres
Painting
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Education/Community Recreation
Political Science
Printmaking
Professional Accountancy
Psychology
Science
Science Education
Sculpture
Social Sciences
Social Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Sustainable Business
Teaching
Theatre
Theatre/Music
Theology
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Undergraduate

91%

1,551
students

Female
61%
939

Male
39%
612

Graduate

9%

162
students

Female
80%
130

Male
20%
32

undergraduateFull-time

84%

1,317
students

Female
61%
802

Male
39%
515

undergraduatePart-time

16%

234
students

Female
59%
137

Male
41%
97

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

33%

Transfer applicants accepted

73%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

98%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 16
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Germany
Italy
Japan
Nigeria
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Josh Theil
Coordinator of International Recruitment
616 632-1122
jdt002@aquinas.edu

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