Dual Enrollment Program

Aquinas College offers juniors and seniors in high school an opportunity to take college courses at a reduced tuition rate. Scholarships are awarded to dual enrollment students who decide to pursue a degree at Aquinas College upon high school graduation.

Known for its outstanding faculty and deep commitment to undergraduate teaching, Aquinas College offers an intensive, enriching program for academically talented high school students. We provide a stimulating and challenging intellectual environment permeated with faith. Our dual enrollment students can expect to learn at a high level, receive personal attention from our renowned faculty, make lasting friendships and have a lot of fun.

Forms & Requirements

Benefits

  • Learn in a small, Christ-centered environment.
  • Receive a $1,000 scholarship should you decide to enroll in Aquinas College upon graduation from high school.
  • Take college credit at a reduced tuition.
  • State grants exist for dual enrollment students.

Sample Courses

  • English Composition I
  • English Composition II
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • College Algebra
  • Introduction to Computers
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • General Biology
  • Speech
  • Elementary Spanish
  • Western Civilization
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"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 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

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

- Gregory S.
Education 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

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

- 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

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

- Augusta K.
Nursing Student, Chicago, IL

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

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

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

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 awesome that Aquinas is in Nashville."

- Mary F.
Aquinas Student