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All About Aquinas College Webinar Presentation - Fall 2013
All About Aquinas College Webinar Presentation - Fall 2013
All About Aquinas College Webinar Presentation - Fall 2013
All About Aquinas College Webinar Presentation - Fall 2013
All About Aquinas College Webinar Presentation - Fall 2013
All About Aquinas College Webinar Presentation - Fall 2013
All About Aquinas College Webinar Presentation - Fall 2013
All About Aquinas College Webinar Presentation - Fall 2013
All About Aquinas College Webinar Presentation - Fall 2013
All About Aquinas College Webinar Presentation - Fall 2013
All About Aquinas College Webinar Presentation - Fall 2013
All About Aquinas College Webinar Presentation - Fall 2013
All About Aquinas College Webinar Presentation - Fall 2013
All About Aquinas College Webinar Presentation - Fall 2013
All About Aquinas College Webinar Presentation - Fall 2013
All About Aquinas College Webinar Presentation - Fall 2013
All About Aquinas College Webinar Presentation - Fall 2013
All About Aquinas College Webinar Presentation - Fall 2013
All About Aquinas College Webinar Presentation - Fall 2013
All About Aquinas College Webinar Presentation - Fall 2013
All About Aquinas College Webinar Presentation - Fall 2013
All About Aquinas College Webinar Presentation - Fall 2013
All About Aquinas College Webinar Presentation - Fall 2013
All About Aquinas College Webinar Presentation - Fall 2013
All About Aquinas College Webinar Presentation - Fall 2013
All About Aquinas College Webinar Presentation - Fall 2013
All About Aquinas College Webinar Presentation - Fall 2013
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  • 1. Aquinas College Webinar: All About Aquinas Presented by the Aquinas College Office of Admissions Ian Turnbell Sarah Babish
  • 2. HISTORY Aquinas College, Saint Cecilia Academy and Overbrook School comprise the Dominican Campus; owned and operated by the Nashville Dominican Sisters of the St. Cecilia Congregation. ● ● ● ● ● ● 1923: Purchased 83-acres of land 1936: Current Overbrook School built 1957: St. Cecilia Academy built on the Dominican Campus 1961: Aquinas Junior College founded 1994: Became Aquinas College 2012: Graduate programs in Education and Nursing offered. Beginning of Residential Life!
  • 3. HISTORY Aquinas College, Saint Cecilia Academy and Overbrook School comprise the Dominican Campus; owned and operated by the Nashville Dominican Sisters of the St. Cecilia Congregation. ● ● ● ● ● ● 1923: Purchased 83-acres of land 1936: Current Overbrook School built 1957: St. Cecilia Academy built on the Dominican Campus 1961: Aquinas Junior College founded 1994: Became Aquinas College 2012: Graduate programs in Education and Nursing offered. Beginning of Residential Life!
  • 4. HISTORY Aquinas College, Saint Cecilia Academy and Overbrook School comprise the Dominican Campus; owned and operated by the Nashville Dominican Sisters of the St. Cecilia Congregation. ● ● ● ● ● ● 1923: Purchased 83-acres of land 1936: Current Overbrook School built 1957: St. Cecilia Academy built on the Dominican Campus 1961: Aquinas Junior College founded 1994: Became Aquinas College 2012: Graduate programs in Education and Nursing offered. Beginning of Residential Life!
  • 5. FOUR SCHOOLS OF CONCENTRATION School of Nursing ASN RN - BSN Master’s of Nursing Education Post Master’s Certificate in Nursing Education • • • •
  • 6. FOUR SCHOOLS OF CONCENTRATION School of Nursing ASN RN - BSN Master’s of Nursing Education Post Master’s Certificate in Nursing Education School of Business Management • • • • •
  • 7. FOUR SCHOOLS OF CONCENTRATION School of Nursing ASN RN - BSN Master’s of Nursing Education Post Master’s Certificate in Nursing Education School of Business Management School of Education Elementary (K-6) Secondary (7-12) Master of Education Master of Arts in Teaching • • • • • • • • •
  • 8. FOUR SCHOOLS OF CONCENTRATION School of Nursing ASN RN - BSN Master’s of Nursing Education Post Master’s Certificate in Nursing Education School of Business Management School of Education Elementary (K-6) Secondary (7-12) Master of Education Master of Arts in Teaching School of Arts and Sciences Theology Philosophy English History Liberal Arts ** Students in the School of Arts and Sciences are required to complete a minor. Available minors include (Business Administration, Psychology, History, English, Philosophy, and Theology) • • • • • • • • • • • • • •
  • 9. ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS Applicants must present the following: 1. Online application 2. Application addendum 3. $25 application fee 4. Official high school transcripts and ACT/SAT scores (Students 21 or older are not required to provide ACT/SAT scores, but a Math or English assessment may be required.) 5. Official transcripts from ALL previously attended colleges and universities 6. Immunization records General Admission Requirements: • Minimum GPA of 2.4 and minimum composite ACT score of 21 (SAT of 990) - Admissions Committee • Minimum GED score of 50 on the paper test or 500 on the computerized test and minimum composite ACT score of 21 (SAT of 990)
  • 10. ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS CONT’D Transfer Students ● Meet general requirements ● If you have completed 30 or more college credit hours, ACT/SAT score and high school transcript NOT required ● Coursework 10+ years old will not be factored into GPA calculation Dual Enrollment ● Completion of sophomore year of high school ● Minimum 3.2 grade point average ● Completion of Dual Enrollment Application with your guidance counselor’s signature ● Official high school transcripts ● All courses must be approved by the Dean of the School of Arts & Science Home School Students ● Meet general requirements ● Official transcript from your home school agency
  • 11. FINANCIAL AID Fast Facts: - 100% of eligible students who apply receive some form of financial aid - Aquinas College offers a variety of different academic scholarships and special program awards - Aquinas College accepts the HOPE scholarship - Federal, State, and Private Aid are available to students who complete the FAFSA Applying for Financial Aid: 1) Complete the FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov by February 15th to be considered for federal and state aid (a FAFSA is not required for merit based or endowed scholarships) 2) List Code 003477 - the FAFSA form requests school codes for your college choices. Be sure to list Aquinas College as your first choice to avoid delays in processing your file. 3) Complete the Aquinas College Scholarship Application prior to February 15th Aquinas College offers many institutional and endowed scholarships!! The most prestigious are the President's Scholarship and the Vice President’s Scholarship: President’s - ACT 28 / SAT 1260 (Reading & Math) and a minimum 3.5 GPA Award: 100% tuition Vice President’s - ACT 25 / SAT 1140 (Reading & Math), and a minimum 3.2 GPA Award: 50% tuition **Three letters of recommendation and a personal interview are required for both of these scholarships
  • 12. STUDENT LIFE House Life - Oxbridge model = 8 houses total 4 Men’s houses o Blessed Jordan of Saxony o St. Michael the Archangel o Blessed John Henry Newman o St. Gregory the Great 4 Women’s houses o St. Rose of Lima o St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross o St. Joan of Arc o St. Therese of Lisieux - Community life Service Prayer Study Social - Host special activities throughout the semester - Help out with Fall Festival and Spring Fling • • • • • •
  • 13. STUDENT LIFE House Life - Oxbridge model = 8 houses total 4 Men’s houses o Blessed Jordan of Saxony o St. Michael the Archangel o Blessed John Henry Newman o St. Gregory the Great 4 Women’s houses o St. Rose of Lima o St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross o St. Joan of Arc o St. Therese of Lisieux - Community life Service Prayer Study Social - Host special activities throughout the semester - Help out with Fall Festival and Spring Fling • • • • • •
  • 14. STUDENT LIFE House Life - Oxbridge model = 8 houses total 4 Men’s houses o Blessed Jordan of Saxony o St. Michael the Archangel o Blessed John Henry Newman o St. Gregory the Great 4 Women’s houses o St. Rose of Lima o St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross o St. Joan of Arc o St. Therese of Lisieux - Community life Service Prayer Study Social - Host special activities throughout the semester - Help out with Fall Festival and Spring Fling • • • • • • Spiritual Life - Daily Mass - Weekly Eucharistic Adoration - Stations of the cross - Reciting the rosary - Night prayer - Campus Ministry dinner every Sunday - The Frassati Society - Each class begins with a prayer - March for Life / 40 Days for Life - Love Come Alive
  • 15. STUDENT LIFE Athletics & Recreation - Softball field - Tennis courts - Green space for volleyball, frisbee, flag football, kite flying, and much more - Open gym on Sundays - Summa Crew
  • 16. STUDENT LIFE Athletics & Recreation - Softball field - Tennis courts - Green space for volleyball, frisbee, flag football, kite flying, and much more - Open gym on Sundays - Summa Crew Residential Life - Two people per room w/ private bath - Security 24/7 - Health & Wellness Center - Parkside Cafe - Free covered parking
  • 17. THE CITY OF NASHVILLE Nashville is Music City:
  • 18. THE CITY OF NASHVILLE Nashville is Music City: Live music - downtown, on the riverfront, at the city parks It’s not all Country o Bluegrass / Folk / Americana / Pop / Classical / Blues • •
  • 19. THE CITY OF NASHVILLE Nashville is Music City: Live music - downtown, on the riverfront, at the city parks It’s not all Country o Bluegrass / Folk / Americana / Pop / Classical / Blues The culture of Nashville consists of much more than just music • •
  • 20. THE CITY OF NASHVILLE Nashville is Music City: Live music - downtown, on the riverfront, at the city parks It’s not all Country o Bluegrass / Folk / Americana / Pop / Classical / Blues The culture of Nashville consists of much more than just music Frist Museum / art crawls Shakespeare in the park Beautiful city and state parks Sports (Titans, Predators, Nashville Sounds) • • • • • •
  • 21. THE CITY OF NASHVILLE Nashville is Music City: Live music - downtown, on the riverfront, at the city parks It’s not all Country o Bluegrass / Folk / Americana / Pop / Classical / Blues The culture of Nashville consists of much more than just music Frist Museum / art crawls Shakespeare in the park Beautiful city and state parks Sports (Titans, Predators, Nashville Sounds) • • • • • •
  • 22. THE CITY OF NASHVILLE Nashville is Music City: Live music - downtown, on the riverfront, at the city parks It’s not all Country o Bluegrass / Folk / Americana / Pop / Classical / Blues The culture of Nashville consists of much more than just music Frist Museum / art crawls Shakespeare in the park Beautiful city and state parks Sports (Titans, Predators, Nashville Sounds) The Nashville Catholic community is small and tightly knit • • • • • •
  • 23. THE CITY OF NASHVILLE Nashville is Music City: Live music - downtown, on the riverfront, at the city parks It’s not all Country o Bluegrass / Folk / Americana / Pop / Classical / Blues The culture of Nashville consists of much more than just music Frist Museum / art crawls Shakespeare in the park Beautiful city and state parks Sports (Titans, Predators, Nashville Sounds) The Nashville Catholic community is small and tightly knit Many Catholic parishes throughout Middle Tennessee, many with young adult groups to join Catholic Underground / Glory Nights / Bible Study groups / Book Study groups • • • • • • • •
  • 24. PRESIDENT’S CLOSING REMARKS
  • 25. Q AND A: Questions?
  • 26. Please contact the Office of Admissions at: 4210 Harding Pike Nashville, TN 37205 Phone: (615) 297-7545 E-mail: admissions@aquinascollege.edu
  • 27. Interested in visiting? Please complete our campus visit request form: http://www.aquinascollege.edu/admissions/visit-aquinascollege/ Or Contact Anthony Lena, our Campus Visit Coordinator, at 615-297-7545 ext. 428

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