Admissions

Contact Admissions

Aquinas College
Office of Admissions
4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 297-7545 ext. 460
(800) 649-9956 (out-of-state only)
(615) 279-3891 fax
email: admissions@aquinascollege.edu
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday

Meet the Admissions Team

Connie Hansom

Director of Admissions

Connie Hometown: Nashville, TN
Alma Mater: Bachelor of Business Education and Master of Business Education, Middle Tennessee State University
Interests: Gardening; being outside enjoying nature; reading; listening to music.
Contact Connie: (615) 297-7545, ext. 411, hansomc@aquinascollege.edu

Ian Turnbell

Admissions Counselor

Ian Hometown: Bowling Green, OH
Alma Mater: Miami University, B.S. ’04 Belmont University, M.B.A ’08
Interests: Music, movies, spending time outdoors and with friends
Contact Ian: (615) 297-7545, ext. 433, turnbelli@aquinascollege.edu

Sarah Babish

Admissions Counselor

Sarah Hometown: Clarks Summit, PA
Alma Mater: Elizabethtown College ’06
Interests: Going to concerts, spending time with friends, weekends at the lake, playing drums
Contact Sarah: (615) 297-7545, ext. 482, babishs@aquinascollege.edu

Anthony Lena

Admissions Counselor

Anthony Lena Hometown: Mount Juliet, TN
Alma Mater: Aquinas College, B.B.A. ’13
Interests: Performing as a professional balloon artist/comedian, playing sports (especially basketball, golf, and mountain biking), having intellectual conversations, hanging out with my family and friends, reading books, watching movies, and I love to travel because I’m a roamin’ Catholic.
Contact Anthony: (615) 297-7545, ext. 428, lenaa@aquinascollege.edu

Kara Knutti

Data Coordinator

Kara K Hometown: Sterling, IL
Alma Mater: Northern Illinois University ’06
Interests: Chasing storms, traveling, going on adventures, and spending time with family and friends.              Contact Kara: (615) 297-7545, ext. 606, knuttik@aquinascollege.edu

Libby Carew

Admissions Receptionist

Libby Hometown: Tullahoma, Tennessee
Alma Mater: University of Tennessee – Knoxville; Middle Tennessee State University
Interests: Reading, music, art & photographs, movies, plays, cooking, plants, traveling, conversations, people.
Contact Libby: (615) 297-7545, ext. 460, carewe@aquinascollege.edu
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"I was attracted to Aquinas because it taught the Catholic Faith and had a good nursing program."

- Mary F.
Aquinas 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 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

"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

"It is awesome that Aquinas is in Nashville."

- Mary F.
Aquinas Student

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

- Therese S.
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

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

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

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’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

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

- Maria
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

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

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

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

- Maria
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

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 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

"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

"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

Admissions Events

  • October 1, 2014 @ 1:00 am