Accepted Students

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Congratulations on your acceptance to Aquinas!

As a new student to Aquinas, we're sure you have many questions regarding your enrollment in the fall. We're here to help! Connect with your Admissions Counselor and log in to your Application Status Page

What's Next?

1. Visit Aquinas

2. Apply for and confirm Financial Aid

  • File the FAFSA (October 1-March 1 priority dates) and include our school code (002239)
  • Apply for outside private scholarships (through community organizations, schools or websites like Fastweb and
  • Receive and review Financial Aid Award Notice (Any questions? Contact us!)

3. Commit to Aquinas

  • Submit Enrollment Deposit ($300 for students starting in August or $150 for students starting in January). Refundable until May 1st. 
    • Online - Credit/Debit (2.3% fee plus $0.30 per transaction fee) or ACH/checking account ($0.25 fee)
    • Phone - (616) 632-2864, to pay with Visa/MC/Discover Credit Card (2.55% fee)
    • Mail - Send check payable to Aquinas College to: Aquinas College, c/o Admissions Office, 1700 Fulton St. E, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
  • Register for STAR (Student Testing, Advising and Registration session)
  • Inform all other colleges/universities of your decision

4. Prepare for Aquinas

  • Complete your Housing Application (Three year residency requirement unless residing with parents/legal guardians at their primary residence in Kent County or in a neighboring county, if at a location within a 45-minute driving distance)
  • Complete First Year Advising Form
  • Request your final transcripts from high school
  • Submit Heath/Immunization Form
  • Attend STAR 
  • Move-In and New Student Orientation - Thursday, August 17 through Saturday, August 19
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