The acceptance rate at AQ is 71%. It ranks #22 in Michigan for lowest rate of acceptance. AQ is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 1,314 out of 1,853 applicants were admitted.
The school has average admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent (SAT 1010/1220 ACT 20/26). Aquinas College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.53. 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The AQ application fee is $0 and applications are due by May 1.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Aquinas College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 88% of students submitted SAT scores and 30% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||500|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1010|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||600|
|SAT Composite 75th||1220|
|Average SAT Score||1120|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Aquinas College?
Aquinas College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 900. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. AQ ranks #10 in Michigan for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 88 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1220 and Above||Good||>81%|
|1115 to 1220||Avg +||71%-81%|
|1010 to 1115||Avg -||59%-71%|
|905 to 1010||Reach||46%-59%|
|Less than 905||Low||<46%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||23|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into AQ?
Admission data indicates that AQ regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #11 in Michigan for highest average ACT composite score. 30 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Aquinas College.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>81%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||71%-81%|
|20 to 23||Avg -||59%-71%|
|17 to 20||Reach||46%-59%|
|Less than 17||Low||<46%|
What GPA do you need to get into Aquinas College?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into AQ. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Aquinas College was 3.53 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #15 in Michigan for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as AQ accepts 71% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||21.63%||Avg +|
|3.50 to 3.74||18.44%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.49||15.6%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.24||7.8%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||14.89%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||3.55%||Reach|
|1.00 to 1.99||0%||Reach|
|less than 1.00||0%||Reach|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||21%||23%||21%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on May 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Aquinas College is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Aquinas College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Required|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=168786 IPEDS survey data for Aquinas College.
88% of students submit their SAT scores to AQ. 30% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
71% of those who apply are granted admission to AQ. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1010 and 1220. 88% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 26. 30% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.