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Thomas College
Thomas College 180 W River Rd Waterville, ME 04901 Phone: (207) 859-1111
  • 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.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Private not-for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Army)
    • Study abroad
    Student Services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    Credit Accepted
    • 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
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • 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

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