Aquinas Institute Of Theology

Overview of Aquinas Institute Of Theology

Aquinas is in a large city, in Saint Louis, MO. The school has a Roman Catholic religious affiliation. Aquinas is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at the school earn degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

The most common major fields study at Aquinas include religion and philosophy.

Aquinas Selectivity

The school does not admit all applicants.


One indicator of school quality is the number of students per professor, and here Aquinas does well in comparison to most schools.

Student Body

The school, in 2007-2008, had 245 students (130 full-time equivalent). Adults changing careers are relatively common at Aquinas.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Impelled by the Catholic faith and in the Dominican spirit, Aquinas Institute educates men and women to preach, to teach, to minister, and to lead."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Aquinas

Aquinas Institute of Theology
23 S. Spring Ave.
Saint Louis , MO 63108
General Phone: (314) 256-8800

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Aquinas Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy57theology, ministry, theological and ministerial studies

Number of programs and degrees for Aquinas in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree423
Postbaccalaureate certificate71
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship81

Aquinas Student Body

In 2007-2008, Aquinas had a total enrollment of 245 students (130 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 83%
Black 6%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 3%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 2%
25-29 11%
30-34 8%
35-39 7%
40-49 29%
50-64 37%
65+ 5%

Aquinas Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of St. Louis, Missouri for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Missouri Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Aquinas Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Aquinas participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 163200)

Aquinas Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track710

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year0*4$53,976
Associate professorcalendar year3$50,0042*
Assistant professorcalendar year4$49,5233$46,929
Instructorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year7$49,72910$48,967

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Aquinas Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
Theology/Theological Studies

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