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 Thomas College

Thomas College - Waterville, ME

180 W River Rd, Waterville, Maine 04901-5097

General information:(207)859-1111
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Type:4-Year,Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Associate's degree
Campus setting:Rural: Fringe
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:1,066(910 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:18 to 1
Admissions
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Financial Aid
Net Price Calculator
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army)
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Diverse Fields
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $20,440 $21,680 $22,770 -5%
Out-of-state $20,440 $21,680 $22,770 -5%
Books and supplies $800 $800 $800 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $8,410 $8,830 $9,170 -4%
Other $2,000 $2,000 $2,000 0%
Off Campus
Room and board $5,940 $5,940 $5,940 0%
Other $2,600 $2,600 $2,600 0%
Off Campus with Family
Other $2,600 $2,600 $2,600 0%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $31,650 $33,310 $34,740 -3%
Off Campus $29,780 $31,020 $32,110 -3%
Off Campus with Family $23,840 $25,080 $26,170 -4%
Out-of-state
On Campus $31,650 $33,310 $34,740 -3%
Off Campus $29,780 $31,020 $32,110 -3%
Off Campus with Family $23,840 $25,080 $26,170 -4%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $22,160
In-state fees $610
Out-of-state tuition $22,160
Out-of-state fees $610
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $13,240
In-state fee $610
Out-of-state tuition $13,240
Out-of-state fees $610
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 227 99% --
Grant or scholarship aid 227 99% $3,298,915 $14,533
Federal grants 130 57% $744,319 $5,726
Pell grants 130 57% $535,371 $4,118
Other federal grants 129 56% $208,948 $1,620
State/local government grant or scholarships 91 40% $155,175 $1,705
Institutional grants or scholarships 226 98% $2,399,421 $10,617
Student loan aid 207 90% $1,482,523 $7,162
Federal student loans 207 90% $1,175,340 $5,678
Other student loans 32 14% $307,183 $9,599
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 700 84% $8,311,026 $11,873
Pell grants 400 48% $1,533,197 $3,833
Federal student loans 673 80% $4,256,259 $6,324

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$30,001 - $48,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$48,001 - $75,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$75,001 - $110,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$110,001 and more Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 1,066
Undergraduate enrollment 910
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 46
Graduate enrollment 156
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY
GRADUATE ATTENDANCE STATUS

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$50

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$50

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 923 424 499
Percent admitted 93% 92% 93%
Percent admitted who enrolled 92% 26% 23%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank X
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations X
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 218 97%
ACT 4 2%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 370 490
SAT Math 350 470
SAT Writing 340 440
ACT Composite 16 19
ACT English . .
ACT Math . .
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 58 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division III (without football)MenWomen
Baseball 34-
Basketball 1613
Field Hockey -17
Lacrosse 1517
Soccer 2419
Softball -17
Tennis 107
Track and Field, X-Country 96

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education12/01/1969 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

No Records Found

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations00 0
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 000
Drug law violations 000
Liquor law violations 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 4912
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 045
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate9%
Number in default20
Number in repayment221

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00205200

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMBachelor's degree Master's degree Associate's degree
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting0-0
Business Administration and Management, General0551
Business/Commerce, General--2
Finance, General1--
Hospitality Administration/Management, General0--
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General0--
International Business/Trade/Commerce0--
Marketing/Marketing Management, General7--
Category total52553
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other4--
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication5--
Category total9--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Science1--
Computer and Information Sciences, General3--
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other0--
Category total4--
Education Colleges
Computer Teacher Education-4-
Education, General-19-
Elementary Education and Teaching0--
Category total923-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies1--
Category total27--
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
General Studies0--
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies--0
Category total0-0
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management11--
Category total11--
Psychology Colleges
Psychology, General0--
Category total14--
Social Sciences Colleges
American Government and Politics (United States4--
Political Science and Government, Other0--
Category total4--
Grand total2783