Tuition & Fees

$33,854

$33,854

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
32%
500-599
48%
400-499
17%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
22%
500-599
56%
400-499
19%
300-399
2%
30-36
13%
24-29
35%
18-23
36%
12-17
16%
30-36
4%
24-29
44%
18-23
39%
12-17
13%
30-36
11%
24-29
44%
18-23
37%
12-17
8%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,499
Declined + 672
Total Received 2,171
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Private (nonprofit)

1,578

undergraduate students

180

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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Location

School Facts

Aquinas College, founded in 1886, is a private, liberal arts institution rooted in the Catholic Dominican tradition. Its 117-acre campus is located in Grand Rapids, MI.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,758
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: 198,829). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
51%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
81%
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
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
32%
500-599
48%
400-499
17%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
22%
500-599
56%
400-499
19%
300-399
2%
30-36
13%
24-29
35%
18-23
36%
12-17
16%
30-36
4%
24-29
44%
18-23
39%
12-17
13%
30-36
11%
24-29
44%
18-23
37%
12-17
8%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
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

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,499
Declined + 672
Total Received 2,171

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

Jeremy Wood
Director of Admissions
P: 800 678-9593
F: 616 732-4469
admissions@aquinas.edu

Financial Aid

77%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$25,507

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $33,256
Room $4,500
Board $5,098
Additional fees $598
Books & supplies $920
Total $44,372
Average Financial Aid - $25,507
Total with Avg. Aid $18,865

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,161,411
State $1,499,481
Institutional $16,394,661
Other external
Total $20,055,553

Non-need-based

Federal
State $500
Institutional $5,061,272
Other external
Total $5,061,772

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 678-9593
F: 616 732-4547
financialaid@aquinas.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Darcy Kampfschulte
Director of Financial Aid
kampfdar@aquinas.edu

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

Club Sports - Men's

Skiing, Snowboarding, Ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

Dance, Skiing, Snowboarding

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Flag Football, Slow-Pitch Softball, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Nick Davidson (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Music
Applied Sciences
Art
Art History
Arts
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
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
Child Life Specialist
Clincial Mental Health Counseling
Communication Arts
Communication Arts/Theatre
Community Leadership
Computer Information Systems
Data Analytics
Drawing
Economics
Education
Education/Elementary
Education/Physical/Other Health Impaired
Education/Secondary
English
Environmental Studies
French
Geography
German
Health Science
History
International Business
International Studies
Language Arts
Learning Disabilities
Liberal Arts/General Education
Liturgical Music
Management
Management/Information Systems
Mathematics
Music
Music Education/Choral
Music Education/Instrumental
New Genres
Painting
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Education/Community Recreation
Political Science
Printmaking
Professional Accountancy
Psychology
Science
Sculpture
Social Sciences
Social Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Sustainable Business
Teaching
Theatre
Theatre for Social Change
Theatre/Music
Theology
Translation/Interpretation
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,758

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

90%

1,578
students

Female
59%
928

Male
41%
650

10%

180
students

Female
75%
135

Male
25%
45

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

82%

1,299
students

Female
60%
775

Male
40%
524

18%

279
students

Female
55%
153

Male
45%
126

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
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

54%

Transfer applicants accepted

54%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
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

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 22
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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