Aquinas College (AQ)

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AQ can be found in Grand Rapids, MI, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Aquinas College has an enrollment of around two thousand students.

A large majority of students at Aquinas College scored between 21 (25th percentile) to 26 (75th percentile) on the ACT. We were able to estimate the AQ average GPA (3.13 - 3.38) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 71% of all those who apply are admitted to Aquinas College, from which 20% choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall AQ Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Aquinas College was reported as 71.4% in Fall 2013 with over 2,790 college applications submitted to AQ. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • AQ ACT Scores: 21 - 26
  • AQ Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Aquinas College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Aquinas College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Aquinas College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 80.3%
  • 2010-2011: 79.1%
  • 2011-2012: 78.5%
  • 2012-2013: 79.1%
  • 2013-2014: 71.4%
  • Projected AQ Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 76.2%

How Does AQ Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Aquinas College is twenty-nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Cornerstone University68.1%
Calvin College69.8%
Grace Bible College74.9%
Hope College72.5%
Kalamazoo College66.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to AQ (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English21 - 27
Math19 - 26
Composite Score21 - 26
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