Aquinas College is a private, Roman Catholic college offering bachelor and master’s degrees in the School of Education and courses in philosophy and theology.
1961 by the Dominican Sisters of Saint Cecilia Congregation
Sister Mary Sarah Galbraith, O.P.
344 students (Fall 2016)
Average Class Size
Fall 2016: $730 per credit hour
90% of students receive financial aid.
Current Programs of Study
Please note: Beginning in the fall of 2017, Aquinas will no longer offer degrees in arts and sciences, business and nursing, nor provide residential housing and student life activities. Aquinas will focus its academic programming on the School of Education and on course offerings in philosophy and theology. Read more here.
School of Arts & Sciences:
Liberal Arts (AA and BA)
Majors: Liberal Arts, Theology, English, History, Philosophy, Psychology, Mathematics
School of Business:
Business Administration (BBA)
Major: Management, Finance, Marketing
School of Education:
Majors: Interdisciplinary Studies (BS) with preparation for Elementary licensure certificate; English (BS) with preparation for Secondary licensure certificate; History (BS) with preparation for Secondary licensure certificate; Mathematics (BS) with preparation for Secondary licensure certificate.
Graduate Studies: Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T. Elementary), Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T. Secondary); Master of Education in Teaching & Learning (M.Ed.)
School of Nursing:
Associate of Science in Nursing (A.S.N.);
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (R.N.-B.S.N.);
Master of Science in Nursing Education (M.S.N.);
Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing Education
Aquinas College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate, baccalaureate, and masters degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Aquinas College.
The Commission should be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support the institution’s significant non-compliance with the Commission’s requirements or standards.
Please visit the Aquinas College Office of Institutional Research for detailed information.
#19 in Regional Colleges in the South (2016)
Retention & Graduation Rates
Please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s College Navigator profile for Aquinas College for the most recent retention and graduation rates.