Thiel College, a nonprofit private institution, offers a large number of educational opportunities, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Greenville, Pennsylvania, the school offers a rural setting for students to study in. The Evangelical Lutheran Church affiliation of this school is an important part of the history, education and vision that defines the school. Approximately 1,100 students are enrolled per year at Thiel College.
Areas of study offered at Thiel College include but are not limited to:
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
- Security And Protective Services
- Social Sciences
To be considered for admissions, applicants may be required to fill out an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit school transcripts, which are then evaluated by the admissions staff. Students may provide either the SAT or ACT scores to be considered for admissions to Thiel College. A score between 840 - 1030 on the SAT, or 18 - 22 for the ACT is common among accepted students. 64% of students that apply are admitted to Thiel College, of which 23% choose to enroll. More information from the admissions office can be found here.
The cost of undergraduate tuition is nearly $27,000, but may change each year. Students are encouraged to use the school's price of attendance calculator to better understand their cost of attendance. Housing may be available for students that want to live on-campus for around a cost of $5,300 annually. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the necessary requirements by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.
The Thiel College Tomcats participate in a number of intercollegiate athletic programs, with competitions managed and overseen by the NCAA. Sports available may include the following:
- Baseball (NCAA Division III)
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Track & Field (NCAA Division III)
Contact information, admission forms, programs offered, and much more can be viewed on school's website at http://www.thiel.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give you an idea of the candidates Thiel College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at Thiel College is around 930 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 22% enrolling as graduate students and 100% as undergraduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $27,000-$32,000 per year
- Part time students pay in the range of $880 to $1,100 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||95%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||95%||$18,639|
|Receiving Student Loans||84%||$9,269|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and recent graduates, Thiel College may provide services including:
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Employing students to lower education costs
Thiel College has an overall graduation rate which is around 34%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||27%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||8%|
Thiel College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Presidents Athletic Conference)
- Basketball (Presidents Athletic Conference)
- Track and Field (Presidents Athletic Conference)
- Football (Presidents Athletic Conference)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Thiel College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Personal and Culinary Services
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Security and Protective Services
Theology and Religious Vocations
Visual and Performing Arts
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Thiel College for official up-to-date information.