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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"
  • A recent TMC graduate scored a 41 on the MCAT (Medical College Admission Test), ranking within the 99.9th percentile
  • Most recently, TMC students scored in the 87th 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 98th percentile
  • The average high school GPA was 3.26 and the average ACT was 23, for the incoming class of 2014.

Fast Facts

  • Over 1,600 students
  • 78 percent of students who persist at TMC graduate within four years
  • 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • 70 percent of full-time faculty hold doctoral or terminal degrees
  • 36 undergraduate academic majors; MBA, M.Ed and MAT programs
  • Three-year and four-year degree programs, accelerated adult program (TAP) and online opportunities
  • 19 highly competitive NCAA Division III athletic teams 
  • Throughout TMC's NAIA and NCAA history, over 70 conference championships have been captured and over 1000 students have been named to the Athletic Director Honor Roll (maintaining a 3.0 GPA or higher)
  • 82 percent 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 Catholic 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 is used to host 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, summer camps 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

Financial Facts

  • More than $10 million in scholarships and grants is awarded annually
  • 100 percent of traditional, full-time undergraduate students receive institutional scholarships.
  • 33 percent of students are "Federal Pell Grant-eligible," which means the College is assisting those students with the greatest need
  • The Thomas More Trust offers grants and tuition assistance, including the Parochial Promise which is offered to Catholic High School graduates who meet the general admissions requirements and is valued at $13,000 per year.
  • The Fund for Thomas More College is a vital resource for funding student scholarships