Thomas College

180 West River Road, Waterville, United States
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Overview of Thomas College

About this school

Thomas, founded in 1894, is a private college of business. Its 70-acre campus is located two miles outside of Waterville.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,212
    • Men:582 (48.0%)
    • Women:630 (52.0%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Not reported

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    Not reported

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
2
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Considered if submitted
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component recommended
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
180 West River Road
City, State, Zip
Waterville, ME  04901-5097
Phone
(207) 859-1101
Fax
(207) 859-1114
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
-
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
-
Defer Admission
-
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications not accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
-
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
-
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Not reported

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
Rank in upper 50% of high school class recommended for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
134 admitted students enrolled
Men
170 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
7%
3.50 - 3.74
9%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
20%
2.50 - 2.99
20%
2.00 - 2.49
23%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22 average
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $25,722 (66.37935483870967%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,228 (26.39483870967742%)
  • Other Expences: - $800 (2.064516129032258%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,000 (5.161290322580645%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Thomas College accepts deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning January 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002052
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
215 (96.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
198 (92.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
198 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
23 (11.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
85%
Average Award
$21,043
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 197 (99.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $16,772
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 177 (89.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,566
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 74 (37.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
24 (10.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,665

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
718 (92.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
668 (93.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
667 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
80 (12.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
85%
Average Award
$20,266
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 662 (99.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,172
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 605 (90.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,002
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 143 (21.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
94 (12.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,216

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
96%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$31,142
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
14.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Current Students, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Local/State Students, Out-of-State Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,368

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


33

Part-Time Faculty


54

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


28%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 14% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 39% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 46% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 1% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
23,641

Computing


Computer Ownership
Not reported
Computers Available On Campus
120
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Thomas College provides hearing impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


71.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


33.5%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


43.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


45.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (14)


  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Finance, General
  • Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Double major, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Liberal arts/general studies

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Business Administration

Master's Programs of Study (4)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Business Education
  • Computer Education
  • Human Resources Management

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


15,962

Nearest Metropolitan Area


70 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
11.4 average low in January, 72.7 average high in September
Rain
129 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
70 mile(s) from campus in Portland
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Waterville
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


64% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


44%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Terrier
School Colors
Red, black, and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Field Hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Field Hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Thomas College offers drama theatre, national fraternities, phi beta lambda, music club, gaming club, otherwise, education club

Sororities


Fraternities


2% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


808

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,212
Women
630
Men
582

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.8% Asian
  • 3.0% Black/African-American
  • 1.8% Hispanic/Latino
  • 6.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 74.1% White
  • 13.3% Unknown

International Students


1.7% from 5 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


155

Student Resources

Study resources