Thomas College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Thomas College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,370 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1894 and is one of the 2 colleges located in Waterville, Maine.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
23
Fair
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, and master's degree are available at Thomas College.

Thomas College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 23 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Criminal Justice, Education, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
71%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Thomas College student retention rate is fair at 71% (close to Maine average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
19 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Thomas College is low - 44%.

Student to faculty ratio at Thomas College is reasonably decent -- 19:1. Learn more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$24,400
High
Average tuition prices are high - around $23,700 per year. The additional fees at Thomas College beyond tuition are roughly $700; this makes it a total of $24,400 per year.

Read the details about Thomas College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
92%
Easy
As reported in recent government data, 1,079 applications were submitted and 997 were accepted; so it is very easy to get admitted at this school.

The school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Thomas College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,400
Medium
Thomas College provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Thomas College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
Thomas College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 600 students, which provides a good on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable, nearly $5,400 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Thomas College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Thomas College seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Thomas College Location and Maps



Post Address: Thomas College, 180 W River Rd, Waterville, Maine 04901-5097, USA
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