Admissions

Scholarship Day

March 29th, 2014
Students who are eligible for consideration for the President and Vice President’s Scholarships have been invited to campus for Scholarship Day on Saturday, March 29th.

Scholarship Day will be combined with Spring Preview Day to give students the chance to interview for prestigious scholarships while participating in Mass, information sessions, a campus tour, and an optional bus tour of Nashville. Participants will have the opportunity to meet current Aquinas students, faculty, and staff.

Overview

Many students and their families will be on campus on Saturday, March 29th. Some are just beginning their college search while others are nearing the end of their search by interviewing for the premiere scholarships. Excitement is building for students of all different stages to get the chance to meet and get to know one another!

Students will be given their interview times when they arrive on Scholarship Day.

Schedule

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM Mass

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Check in

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Welcome

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Breakout Sessions

12:00 PM – 12:45 PM Lunch

12:45 PM– 1:25 PM Academic Sessions

1:25 PM – 2:10 PM Seton Tours (On Campus Housing)

2:15 PM – 4:15 PM Nashville Bus Tour (optional)

*Students will be interviewed during their specified time slot while the Breakout Sessions are presented

*Scholarship awards will be announced within a week of the interviews

FAFSA

Students applying for need-based financial assistance are required to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible. The Aquinas College school code is (003477).

Directions

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From I-440

Take the West End Avenue exit (exit #1A) going west. Stay on West End Avenue, which turns into Harding Pike. The Dominican Campus is approximately one mile from the exit, just past Cherokee Avenue, across from Vine Street. Turn right into the campus.

From I-40

Take the White Bridge Road exit south, continue south on White Bridge Road to the Harding Pike intersection. Turn left onto Harding Pike. The Dominican Campus is approximately 1/2 mile down Harding Pike, just past St. Thomas Hospital. Turn left onto campus at the traffic light at the Harding Pike/Vine Street intersection.

Detailed Campus Maps

Once you have entered the main campus gates, drive straight up the short hill. As you are nearing the top of the hill, bear left past the large white house. Take a left at the first opportunity. You will find a row of parking spaces for guests immediately on your left. The front desk for Aquinas College is in the Main Building. See the below map for details.

Bird’s Eye View of Aquinas College

campus map

Optional Bus Tour

At the end of the day students and their families will have the option of participating in a bus tour of Nashville. Our very own Sister Margaret Andrew will give an informational and very entertaining tour of the city we are proud to call home!

Places to Stay

Please vist this link for hotel accomodations http://www.visitmusiccity.com/Visitors/placestostay.

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"I chose Aquinas because of the strong Catholic identity and the fact that it valued the Dominican tradition and, at the same time, it was located in the south in the city of Nashville."

- Mary W.
Aquinas Student

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

- Abbey
Student

"Nashville definitely played a role in picking Aquinas."

- Mary W.
Aquinas Student

"It is a beautiful up and coming campus… a peaceful quiet place where I could picture myself studying or where I could picture myself playing sports with other students."

- Mary W.
Aquinas Student

"The staff is wonderful. The grounds are beautiful. The curriculum is great. You will definitely make friends for lifetime."

- Maria
Student

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

- Maria
Student

Studying the liberal arts at Aquinas College will only give you freedom—freedom from the restraint of ignorance, from the tyranny of complacence.

- Christa N.
Arts & Sciences 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

As a liberal arts student, I feel continually encouraged to ask questions so that I may contribute to the betterment of myself and society. The faculty at Aquinas come from various backgrounds and specialties, each adding to the overall education process that makes a student a lover of wisdom.

- Andy L.
Arts & Sciences student

"I wanted a strong Catholic college with a great Business program. I found them both at Aquinas."

- Scott
Business Student

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

- Mary W.
Aquinas Student

The Aquinas College program enables you to engage in course material in an in depth way because of the small class sizes and the teachers’ attention to detail.

- Arts & Sciences Student

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

- Mary F.
Aquinas Student

I study Arts & Sciences at Aquinas College because the professors genuinely care about the formation of the whole person and want the mind to be formed in a truly classical education.

- Pamela S.
Arts & Sciences student

"I wanted to attend a small Catholic College where I could pursue nursing as my major. I wanted to be at a college with friendly people and where everyone knows everybody and the students are not just seen as a number but are seen as individual and unique people."

- Mary W.
Nursing Student

The two-year ASN program—the reason I chose Aquinas—is phenomenal.

- Therese S.
Student

"The faculty at Aquinas College makes sure they challenge students and make us work for the grades we receive, but at the same time they know we may struggle and they make the students very aware that they want us to succeed and that they are here at the College to help us along the way."

- Mary W.
Aquinas Student

"It’s important to me to have good role models and to have teachers who believe that I can succeed and challenge me in my studies as well as my faith."

- Lauren
Student

"I love the living arrangements at Seton Lodge because it's a super convenient location to the school, food, and shopping. It has also been a healthy study environment while at the same time a place filled with fun and a great group of people."

- Mary W.
Aquinas Student

"The academics here at Aquinas College will require lots of hard work and time, but there is so much academic support, and lots of people who love to just get together and study."

- Mary W.
Aquinas Student

If you want to learn how to think, not only what to think, then Arts & Sciences at Aquinas College is the place to be. It provides a unique environment where you will be able to grow intellectually and spiritually, preparing you for anything the future could bring.

- Arts & Sciences Student

The professors are superb. We have small class sizes and a close community and family feel. It fosters human flourishing. We love it!

- Arts & Sciences Student

"It is awesome that Aquinas is in Nashville."

- Mary F.
Aquinas Student

"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
Student

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