About Aquinas

Big world vision. Small community culture. Aquinas College offers a dynamic academic experience in a welcoming and supportive Catholic environmentGuided by our outstanding faculty and the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia Congregation, students study on our beautiful 83-acre campus in Nashville, Tennessee.

Study our history, learn about our patron, meet our presidentread our mission, and see how we take our Catholic and Dominican identity seriously. As Catholics, we seek to live our Faith and engage the culture. Learn about ways to support Aquinas. If you would like to keep up with all that is going on, please sign up for our eNewsletter.

Beginning in the fall of 2017, Aquinas College will focus its academic programming on the School of Education and on course offerings in philosophy and theology. Aquinas will no longer offer degrees in arts and sciences, business and nursing, nor provide residential housing and student life activities. Read more here.

Explore the opportunities at Aquinas College, and discover your own potential. Visit us today!

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"It has been a place where I have been able to get involved, meet fun people, and be challenged academically."

- Mary W.
Aquinas Student

Aquinas teaches me to think beyond myself and think about the common good and how to serve others.

- Ana T.
Philosophy Major

Aquinas makes you attentive to the different ways that God leads us to a vocation.

- Ana T.
Philosophy Major

The faculty is so nice and enthusiastic! They are always willing to help.

- Abbey
Student

"I was attracted to Aquinas because it taught the Catholic Faith and had a good nursing program."

- Mary F.
Aquinas Student

I would tell prospective students to make sure they visit for a day, just so they can see the atmosphere and experience what a day would be like if they attended Aquinas.

- Therese Y.
Aquinas Student

What I appreciate most about student life at Aquinas is the close-knit community in the dorms. It is supportive, academically focused and faith-rooted – and that doesn’t happen just anywhere.

- Gregory S.
Education student

"Going into the medical field, I especially wanted a school that valued the dignity of human life."

- Maria
Student

Aquinas has made me more aware of callings—a part of the whole person is that everyone has a calling, that everyone is unique and irreplaceable.

- Ana T.
Philosophy Major

I love all my professors. They care about their students and challenge them. Their faith is number one in their lives and that’s what matters the most to me.

- Lauren
Arts and Sciences student