General Information About Thomas More College of Liberal Arts
Thomas More College is a four-year Catholic liberal arts college that combines intensive reading of the Great Books with lectures and seminar discussions placing those works in their historical, cultural, and theological context. Students are trained to see in the many facets of Beauty the single face of Truth. The College welcomes students of all faiths. Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic Founded: Thomas More College was founded in 1978 by Catholic laymen. Accreditation: New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Campus: Thomas More College is housed on a 14-acre campus in Merrimack, NH on the original lot of the “Brenton Grant,” land given to William Brenton by the Massachusetts Court in 1658. The campus is only 45 minutes outside of Boston, one hour from the Atlantic Coast, and two hours south of the White Mountains.
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
- Study abroad
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
- Roman Catholic
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Bachelor's degree
- Suburb: Midsize
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants Full Time Retention Rate 56%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 94 Native American 0 Asian 1 African American 0 Hispanic 4 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 77 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0