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Thomas More College is a private institution that was founded in 1921. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,652, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 100 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Thomas More College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (South), 41. Its tuition and fees are $27,220 (2013-14).
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Academic rigor. Inclusive faith community. Undergraduate research facilities. A winning athletic tradition. Affordability. Thomas More College, a Catholic liberal arts institution located in Crestview Hills, KY, just 10 minutes from downtown Cincinnati, offers you everything you need to live a whole life. Engaged learning is not only encouraged, but is almost unavoidable with Thomas More College's 14-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio. This involvement, combined with Thomas More's proximity to diverse industries, allows you to extend your academic training to co-operative positions, internships and field experiences unique to Thomas More College. Over 40 clubs, organizations and campus ministry opportunities, all tailored to meet students' interests and needs, plus 18 NCAA Division III athletic teams, continue your involvement at TMC as a participant, a leader or as the #1 fan. As a Thomas More student, you can take the term, global thinker, to a whole new level by studying at an international sister school, traveling to Jamaica for a service learning trip or taking a field trip to Mexico as part of the Border Studies class. The best part about all of this--it's affordable. The Thomas More Trust, a collection of eight innovative financial aid initiatives, makes a Thomas More education affordable and accessible to all students. Thomas More College: For Your Whole Life.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
When applying to Thomas More College, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Thomas More College is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 88.3 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||88.3%|
|Application deadline||August 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Thomas More College is 14:1, and the school has 76.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Thomas More College include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Health Professions and Related Programs; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities; and Education. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 68.3 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||35%|
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Thomas More College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,652, with a gender distribution of 48.1 percent male students and 51.9 percent female students. At this school, 27 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 73 percent of students live off campus. Thomas More College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Thomas More College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring and placement service. Thomas More College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Thomas More College, 95 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Thomas More College.
|Students who have cars on campus||95%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
Paying for School
At Thomas More College, 55.6 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $15,461.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$27,220 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$7,500 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data