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Noteworthy Mentions

  • Ranked 41st in Regional Universities (South) by U.S. News & World Report
  • Listed as a "College of Distinction" and named a "Military Friendly Campus"
  • Most recently, TMC students scored in the 88th percentile on the ETS (Educational Testing Service) Proficiency Profile Examination; the Criminal Justice Department led the College, scoring within the 95th percentile with one student scoring in the 99th percentile
  • A recent TMC graduate scored a 41 on the MCAT (Medical College Admission Test), ranking within the 99.9th percentile
  • In 2011, the GPA average for freshmen was 3.35 and the average ACT was 22.9

Fast Facts

  • Just over 1,600 students
  • 78% of students who persist at TMC graduate within 4 years
  • 13-1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • 70 percent of full-time faculty hold doctoral or terminal degrees
  • 36 undergraduate academic majors; MBA and MAT programs
  • Three-year and four-year degree programs, accelerated adult program (TAP) and online opportunities
  • 18 highly competitive NCAA Div. III athletic teams consistently have winning seasons and capture Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) titles
  • 82% of 2013 graduates are employed or in graduate school six months after graduation

TMC's Community Connection

  • 80 percent of alumni live in Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky
  • All high schools in the Diocese of Covington are represented in the current student population
  • TMC's outreach includes service learning projects in Jamaica and along the Mexican border, building homes for Habitat for Humanity and providing tax assistance and tutoring within the local community
  • 400 high school students in Greater Cincinnati earn college credit through the Gemini Program
  • Through TSI (Thomas More College STEM Initiatives), TMC staff are working with approximately 20 teachers from area high schools to improve STEM education to thousands of students
  • TMC is B.E.S.T. (Business Education Success Team) partners with Holy Trinity, Latonia and R.C. Hinsdale Elementary Schools and Covington Holmes Jr. High
  • The Bank of Kentucky Observatory hosts free educational programs and night sky viewing in the fall and spring
  • TMC continually hosts community events such as high school graduations, Special Olympics, outside speakers and sports tournaments
  • The Biology Field Station (one of only a handful of active field research stations along the Ohio River) welcomes approximately 2,000 children annually for field trips
  • Through 90 Days of Service in 2011, the College logged more than 6,700 hours of community service

Financial Facts

  • More than $10 million in scholarships and grants is awarded annually
  • 33 percent of students are "Federal Pell Grant-eligible," which means the College is assisting those students with the greatest needs
  • The Thomas More Trust offers grants and tuition assistance, including the $13,000 annual Parochial Promise
  • The Fund for Thomas More College is a vital resource for funding student scholarships