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Thiel College is a private institution that was founded in 1866. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,081, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 135 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Thiel College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (North), 29. Its tuition and fees are $26,012 (2012-13).
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Thiel is a place where classes are smaller, personal attention is a priority, and friendships are easily formed. Professors and administrators are accessible and involved in students' development; one of the reasons why Thiel graduates are so successful (98% of graduates job or are enrolled in graduate school within eight months of graduation). Freshmen adapt to college life through Thiel's First-Year Experience program. More than half our students take advantage of study abroad and internships. Personalized financial aid benefits more than 95% of students, making Thiel's values-based education an affordable investment in the future.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Thiel College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due July 1. The application fee at Thiel College is $35. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 65.2 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||65.2%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||July 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Thiel College is 14:1, and the school has 63.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Thiel College include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Psychology; Education; and Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 62.3 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||24%|
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Thiel College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,081, with a gender distribution of 52.4 percent male students and 47.6 percent female students. At this school, 92 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 8 percent of students live off campus. Thiel College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Thiel College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring and health service. Thiel College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Thiel College, 70 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Thiel College.
|Students who have cars on campus||70%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
Paying for School
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|Tuition and fees||$26,012 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$10,120 (2012-13)|
|Financial aid statistics||N/A|
* Overview details based on 2012 data