Thomas College

180 W River Rd, Waterville, ME

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Thomas College is a nonprofit private school that has many programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Waterville, Maine, in a predominantly rural area. Approximately 980 students are enrolled yearly at Thomas College.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Security And Protective Services
  • Education
  • Psychology

Students applying for admission are generally asked to submit an application, transcripts, records, test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by admissions staff. Students may take either the ACT or SAT exam scores to be considered for admissions to this school. A score between 1060 to 1400 on the SAT, or 16 to 19 for the ACT is usually submitted among admitted students. 93% of students that apply are admitted to this school, of which 26 percent choose to enroll. More information on admissions can be found at

Undergraduate tuition is approximately $25,000 for the year, though it may change based on any number of circumstances. Students should check the school's tuition calculator to find what your personalized cost of attendance would be. Housing may be available for those that would like to live on-campus for around a cost of $5,100 each year. This school may offer financial aid for students who are eligible in the form of scholarships, grants, and loans.

The Thomas College Terriers participate in several intercollegiate athletic programs, as part of the NCAA organization. Athletic programs offered may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)
  • Lacrosse (NCAA Division III)
  • Soccer (NCAA Division III)

Students who wish to see more about this school may take a look at their website at

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may provide a better idea of the candidates Thomas College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Thomas College has a total student population of about 1,400, with undergraduate students making up about 89% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

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

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $24,000-$28,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • Part time students pay in the range of $990 to $1,200 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid99%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships99%$15,371
Receiving Student Loans93%$8,968
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Thomas College may offer student services like:

  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Graduation Rates

Thomas College has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 43%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years32%
Graduating in 5 Years8%
Graduating in 6 Years0.4%

Intercollegiate Athletics

Thomas College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (North Atlantic Conference)
  • Basketball (North Atlantic Conference)
  • Field Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
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Programs Offered

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 Thomas 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,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences


English Language and Literature

Liberal Arts and Sciences


Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

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Data Disclaimer

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 Thomas College for official up-to-date information.

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