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Aquinas College welcomes all students regardless of race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, sex, age or handicap. This non-discriminatory policy and practice extends to all education programs and activities conducted by Aquinas College.

Undergraduate Application Process

  1. Fill out the Online Application. (Please be sure you are using Internet Explorer 9 or later, Safari 4 or later, or Firefox 5.x or later)
  2. We no longer charge an application fee – it is free!
  3. Request your transcripts and ACT/SAT scores to be sent to Aquinas College. Our ACT code is 3942 and our SAT code is 7318.
  4. First time freshman under the age of 21, please be sure that you and your school counselor complete the Secondary School Report Form

If you are applying for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program, we will also need two (2) letters of recommendation and a 500 word essay. Please see our Bachelor of Science in Nursing Information Sheet for more details.

Graduate Application Process

1. Complete the Application for Graduate Studies. (Please be sure you are using Internet Explorer 9 or later, Safari 4 or later, or Firefox 5.x or later)

2. Complete the Application Addendum

If you have any questions, please call us at (615) 279-3888 or from outside the Nashville area at (800) 649-9956.

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The academic culture at Aquinas is both rigorous and incredibly supportive. Knowing that your professors believe in your ability to achieve is a powerful motivator to succeed confidently.

- Augusta K.
Nursing Student, Chicago, IL

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

- Mary F.
Aquinas 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

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

"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

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

- 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

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

- Abbey
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

An Aquinas education is not just all about the individual – it is about the community.

- Augusta K.
Nursing Student, Chicago, IL

"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 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

"It is awesome that Aquinas is in Nashville."

- Mary F.
Aquinas Student

The residential community creates an environment of peace, love, caring, and tight bonds.

- Gregory S.
Education Student