About Aquinas

About Aquinas

Big world vision. Small community culture. Aquinas College offers a dynamic academic experience in a welcoming and supportive Catholic environment. Guided by our outstanding faculty and the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia Congregation, students can choose from programs in liberal artsbusinessnursing, and education on our beautiful 83-acre campus in Nashville, Tennessee.

Study our history, learn about our patron, meet our presidentread our mission, and see how we take our Catholic and Dominican identity seriously. As Catholics, we seek to live our Faith and engage the culture. Learn about ways to support Aquinas. If you would like to keep up with all that is going on, please sign up for our eNewsletter.

Explore the opportunities at Aquinas College, and discover your own potential. Visit us today!

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

- Abbey
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

"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 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

"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

"Nashville definitely played a role in picking Aquinas."

- Mary W.
Aquinas 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

"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 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

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

- Mary F.
Aquinas Student

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

- Maria
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

"I wanted a strong Catholic college with a great Business program. I found them both at Aquinas."

- Scott
Business 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

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

- Maria
Student