Thomas More College

333 Thomas More Pkwy, Crestview Hills, United States
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Overview of Thomas More College

About this school

Thomas More, founded in 1921, is a church-affiliated college. Its 100-acre campus is located in Crestview Hills, 10 miles south of Cincinnati.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,821
    • Men:860 (47.2%)
    • Women:961 (52.8%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Thomas More College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


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

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 15
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
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
333 Thomas More Parkway
City, State, Zip
Crestview Hills, KY  41017-3495
Phone
(859) 344-3332
Fax
(859) 344-3638
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 1
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
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
89% of 2,401 applicants were admitted
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
234 admitted students enrolled
Men
325 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.35
375 And Above
23%
3.50 - 3.74
12%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
23%
2.00 - 2.49
9%

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 |20-24 range of middle 50%
• 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: - $30,270 (74.43198583652995%)
  • Room & Board: - $7,592 (18.66824038556113%)
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,806 (6.899773777908921%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Thomas More College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002001
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
342 (98.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
309 (90.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
307 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
79 (25.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
73%
Average Award
$23,123
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 307 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,634
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 224 (73.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,650
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 53 (17.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
37 (10.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,410

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,175 (86.7%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,066 (90.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,018 (95.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
244 (24.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$20,806
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 978 (96.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $16,765
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 757 (74.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,200
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 151 (14.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
220 (16.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,643

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
69%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$32,908
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
14.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

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, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Current Students, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, International Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,016

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


79

Part-Time Faculty


60

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


42%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 27% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 47% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 21% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 4% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 22% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 78% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
91,117

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
96
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 More College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


70.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


37.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


48.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


50.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (37)


  • Accounting
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Communication, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, Other
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Information Technology
  • International/Global Studies
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Biological/life sciences

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education

Master's Programs of Study (3)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


3,134

Nearest Metropolitan Area


100 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Cincinnati

Weather


Temperature
22.4 average low in January, 82.7 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
7 mile(s) from campus in Cincinnati
Nearest Bus Station
7 mile(s) from campus in Covington
Nearest Train Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Cincinnati

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


31% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


69%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


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
Mascot
Saints
School Colors
Royal blue, silver, and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Thomas More College offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, national fraternities, national sororities, student government association, student activities board, more ministry, outdoors adventure club, education club

Sororities


3% of women participate

Fraternities


2% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,369

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,821
Women
961
Men
860

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.7% Asian
  • 7.3% Black/African-American
  • 2.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 78.0% White
  • 7.1% Unknown

International Students


0.5% from 3 countries

Average Age


24

Number of Graduate Students


138

Student Resources

Study resources