Aquinas College Rankings

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#4346 of 14,160In the World
#1184 of 2,624In North America
#1110 of 2,523In the United States
#26 of 62In Michigan
#2 of 7In Grand Rapids

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Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
69%
Average SAT
1105
Average ACT
23
Avg. cost to attend
$19,613 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,456
Graduates
144
Male:Female Ratio
40:60
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Aquinas College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate69%65%72%
Applicants1,8837431,140
Admissions1,305483822
Freshmen enrolled full time257113144
Freshmen enrolled part time532

337 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

9 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
226 or 86%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1000
or below

75% of them
had 1210
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Aquinas College are 1000-1210 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
62 or 24%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Aquinas College are 20-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1063 (67%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown232 (15%)
Hispanic126 (8%)
Black or African American69 (4%)
Nonresident Alien48 (3%)
Two or more races28 (2%)
Asian24 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$19,613/year
Average aid awarded
$23,413
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$13,510
$30-48K$14,125
$48-75K$17,715
$75-110K$18,905
$110K+$22,172

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$33,256$10,674
Tuition in-state$33,256$10,674
Tuition out-of-state$33,256$10,674
Fee in-district$598$120
Fee in-state$598$120
Fee out-of-state$598$120

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity900
Combined charge for room and board$9,598
Room charge$4,500
Meal charge$5,098

Aquinas College Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General44
Biology & Biological Sciences, General25
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management22
Psychology, General22
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies313
Speech Communication and Rhetoric16
Education, General16
Sustainability Studies151
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other15
Business & Corporate Communications13
Writing, General11
Mathematics, General9
Athletic Training & Trainer9
Political Science and Government, General9
Community Organization and Advocacy8
Accounting and Finance8
History, General7
Kinesiology and Exercise Science7
English Language and Literature, General7
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor7
Geography6
Early Childhood Education and Teaching6
International Business & Trade & Commerce6
Language Interpretation and Translation6
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities6
Art & Art Studies, General4
Computer and Information Sciences, General4
Spanish Language and Literature3
Music, General3
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General3
Accounting3
Music Management2
Environmental Studies2
Chemistry, General2
Elementary Education and Teaching2
Economics, General2
Theology & Theological Studies2
Fine and Studio Arts Management2
Management Information Systems, General2
Sociology2
Painting2
Religious & Sacred Music1
Social Studies Teacher Education1
English & Language Arts Teacher Education1
Music Performance, General1
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics1
International Relations and Affairs1
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1
Theatre & Theatre Arts Management1
Philosophy1
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Orthopedic and Other Physical Health Impa1
Child Development1
Dramatic & Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other1
Chemistry, Other1
Photography1
Grand Total333239
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate60%59%61%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
222
Citations
2,869

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
102 / 587
Psychology
72 / 738
Social Psychology
41 / 523
Sociology
33 / 293
Art & Design
22 / 258
History
18 / 6
Medicine
18 / 404
Business
17 / 461
Child Psychology
13 / 20
Environmental Science
13 / 58
Gender Studies
12 / 23
Biology
12 / 533
Mathematics
12 / 48
Political Science
11 / 20
Economics
11 / 21
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
9 / 0
Classics and Ancient History
9 / 0
Math Teachers
9 / 39
Computer Science
8 / 43
Chemistry
8 / 41
Education Majors
7 / 3
Philosophy
7 / 4
Communications and Public Relations
7 / 144
Sexology
6 / 3
Health Science
6 / 22
Physics
6 / 0
Creative Writing
6 / 238
Aesthetics
6 / 1
Engineering
6 / 3
Literature
5 / 87
Development Studies
5 / 8
Chemical Engineering
5 / 0
Marketing
5 / 303
Geography and Cartography
5 / 2
Materials Science
5 / 0
Art History
4 / 0
Demography
4 / 9
Environmental Management
4 / 4
Media Studies
4 / 0
Clinical Psychology
3 / 9

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990122
1991418
1992122
1993423
1994119
1995020
1996135
1997025
1998026
1999118
2000425
2001557
2002179
2003571
2004195
20051102
20067112
20073103
20085101
20096161
20107108
20112115
201210149
201314159
20148140
20159149
201613109
201733157
201814124
201921123
202015150

Notable alumni

  1. Brad D. Smith

    Photo
    Brad D. Smith
    Occupations
    business executive
    Biography

    Brad D. Smith is an American businessman and the former chief executive officer of Intuit. He held the position from 2008 to 2018.

  2. Brian Williams

    Photo
    Brian Williams
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    sports commentator
    Biography

    Brian Williams, is a Canadian sportscaster who is best known for his coverage of the Olympic Games.

  3. Michael Peter Woroniecki

    Photo
    Michael Peter Woroniecki
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    missionaryAmerican football player
    Biography

    Michael Peter Woroniecki is an independent, non-denominational Christian missionary. Woroniecki is well known for his ministry on college campuses and at various public events across the US over the span of the last 30 years.

  4. Carlos Camacho

    Photo
    Carlos Camacho
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1924-1979 (aged 55)
    Occupations
    dentistpolitician
    Biography

    Carlos Garcia Camacho was an American politician and member of the Republican Party. He served as the last appointed Governor of Guam from 1969 to 1971 and the first elected Governor of Guam from 1971 to 1975. He was the father of Felix Camacho, a former senator in the Guam Legislature, who also served as Governor of Guam.

  5. Paul Assenmacher

    Photo
    Paul Assenmacher
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Paul Andre Assenmacher is a former left-handed relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for fourteen seasons. Assenmacher pitched for the Atlanta Braves (1986–1989), Chicago Cubs (1989–1993), New York Yankees (1993), Chicago White Sox (1994) and the Cleveland Indians (1995–1999).

  6. Brandon Dillon

    Photo
    Brandon Dillon
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Brandon Dillon is an American politician. He is the former Chair of the Michigan Democratic Party.

  7. Anthony Fernandez

    Photo
    Anthony Fernandez
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Anthony Hilario "Tony" Fernández is an American professional basketball player.

  8. Shirley Weiss

    Photo
    Shirley Weiss
    Biography

    Shirley Weis is an American business executive, consultant and author. She was the first woman chief administrative officer in the 150-year history of Mayo Clinic.

General info

Alternative namesAQ
Founded1886
MottoNon nisi te, Domine
Nothing but You, Lord
Colorsmaroon, white
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (May-August)
Total FTE staff313
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1700 Fulton St. E
Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49506-1801
United States
City population113,000
Phone6166328900
Fax+1 (616) 459 2563

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