Aquinas College

Aquinas College is a traditional 4-year private Catholic liberal arts institution located just two miles from downtown Grand Rapids on a 107-acre parcel of wooded property.

An inclusive educational community rooted in the Catholic and Dominican tradition, Aquinas College provides a liberal arts education with a global perspective.  The college emphasizes career preparation focused on leadership and service to others, and fosters a commitment to lifelong learning dedicated to the pursuit of truth and the common good.

Aquinas offers more than 50 majors and 18 degrees. Eighty-percent of our students are traditional-age undergraduate students, 10% are undergraduates over 25 years of age, and another 10% are graduate students completing one of our three Master’s degree programs.

Enrollment

For Year: 
2014
Undergraduate Students: 
1863
Graduate Students: 
138

Student Profile

Male %: 
37.5
Female %: 
62.5
In-State Students %: 
91
Out-of-State %: 
9
Number of Undergraduate Majors: 
52
Number of Minors-Concentration Fields: 
81

Most Popular Majors

Tuition: 
$27,332
Room & Board: 
$8,350

Financial Aid Data

Students with Demonstrated Financial Need %: 
87
Average Financial Aid Package: 
$18,919
Percent Need Met (Need-basied Aid) %: 
61

Class Size

Student/Faculty Ratio: 
13:1
Fewer than 20 Students %: 
60
Fewer than 50 Students %: 
99

Faculty

Full-time Faculty %: 
63.5
Full-time Faculty with PhD/terminal Degree %: 
78

Athletics & Intramural Activities

Athletic Division: 
NAIA Division II, WHAC
Students Participating in Sports Activities and Intermurals %: 
75

Co-curricular Activities

Student Clubs and Organizations: 
80

1700 Fulton St. E
Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1801
616-632-8900
www.aquinas.edu

Year Founded: 1886
President: Dr. Kevin G. Quinn

Interesting Facts

Named after St. Thomas Aquinas a 13th century Dominican scholar and teacher considered to be one of the most brilliant minds of his time and one of the most influential thinkers in the history of the Catholic church
The Aquinas Sustainable Business Degree program fosters ecological and social intelligence in all business decisions and is the first undergraduate program of its kind in Michigan and the United States.