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About ACA

Brief History Of Aquinas College

St. Thomas Aquinas College, named after a patron saint, St. Thomas of Aquinas (1225 to 1274) was established in January, 1951. It started precisely on the 27th of January, 1951 with a class of 34 boys. The College was founded by the Catholic Diocese of Ondo under the leadership of His Lordship, The Most Rev. Thomas Hughes who was able to convince the then Deji of Akure, His Royal Highness, Oba Afunbiowo Adesida to grant him a land for the project.

Kabiyesi granted the Bishop the dreaded Oliki Forest. The Bishop with the assistance of the Catholic Church and the students of St. Augustine Teacher Training College, Akure cleared the forest and commenced the erection of buildings.

Upcoming Events

ACA 70th Anniversary Celebrations

Aquinas College Akure 70th anniversary celebrations is coming up between 01 – 07 March 2021. The lineup activities include a press conference, commissioning of projects, literary debate competitions, soccer matches, award night, etc.

Anniversary Contributions start from N3,000 – N10,000 based on various year groups from 1951 – present.

70 years

of Academic Experience

2800 +

School Capacity

26000 +


200 +

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As ACA is a government owned school, the admission policies are guided by the policies of the Government. However, since the school is the flagship of all the government schools; the cut-off marks for entrance is usually the highest in order to maintain the top-quality standard which the school is noted for.

Entrance examination into the school is through the state common Entrance Examination (Placement) with pupils being tested in English language, mathematics and General Knowledge.

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Teachers are the heart and soul of our daily operations. Our teachers are among the finest, well trained, and most dedicated tutors. Group of cultivated teachers and Fast management is heart of any academy to run. The administrative staff is playing an increasingly central role in higher education. Combination of overall good staff leads to the growth of changes in the delivery of higher education.

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