General Information About Thomas College
Thomas College's mission is to prepare students for success in their personal and professional lives, and for leadership and service in their communities. The private, career-oriented College is committed to preparing its undergraduates for careers in business, technology and education. On average, 94 percent of Thomas graduates are hired in their field of study within 90 days of graduation. The College is so confident its undergraduate students will succeed that it guarantees employment in a student's chosen field of study through a Guaranteed Job Placement Program. In addition to the career-specific and liberal arts undergraduate courses, Thomas offers graduate degrees and continuing education courses. These programs serve a variety of professionals in central Maine who typically attend class while working full time and volunteering in their communities. In 2006, Thomas' enrollment of 957 included undergraduate, graduate and continuing education students. The College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and is authorized by the state to award a Master of Business Administration degree, Master of Science, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Arts. A Thomas education is a complete experience. Students have access to a thriving academic community, supportive campus life, personal business internships, an assortment of athletic opportunities and an introduction to community service. With an average class size of 17 and a student to faculty ratio of 15:1, Thomas provides personalized attention, helping students realize their potential and secure well-paying jobs. Thomas provides a supportive learning environment that values the needs and goals of individual students. At Thomas, students discover and fulfill their unique potential. Each program at the College promotes professional excellence, informed by ethics and integrity.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Army)
- Study abroad
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- Dual credit
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
Campus Setting Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 651 Percent Admitted 82% Men Admitted 80% Women Admitted 83% Full Time Retention Rate 66%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 420 520 Math 430 530 Writing 410 500
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 15 19 English 13 19 Math 15 23 Writing 0 0
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 1,148 Native American 2 Asian 6 African American 17 Hispanic 5 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 680 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 3