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Noteworthy Mentions

  • Ranked 49th 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 40 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 22.3, for the incoming class of 2014.

Fast Facts

  • Over 1,900 students
  • 81 percent of students who persist at TMC graduate within four years
  • 16:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • 79 percent of full-time faculty hold doctoral or terminal degrees
  • 42 undergraduate academic majors; MBA, M.Ed and MAT programs
  • Three-year and four-year degree programs, accelerated adult program (TAP) and online opportunities
  • Since 1999 more than 3,924 area high school students to date have earned college credit through TMC’s Gemini Program
  • 22 highly competitive NCAA Division III athletic teams 
  • Throughout TMC's NAIA and NCAA history, over 70 conference championships have been captured and over 604 students have been named to the Athletic Director Honor Roll (maintaining a 3.0 GPA or higher)
  • 96 percent of 2015-2016 graduates are employed or in graduate school six months after graduation
  • 100 percent of graduating nursing students passed the NCLEX exam.
  • 100 percent of undergraduate education majors passed their praxis tests for certification.

TMC's Community Connection

  • 82 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
  • 414 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 BB&T 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 $14 million in scholarships and grants is awarded annually
  • 97 percent of traditional, full-time undergraduate students receive institutional scholarships and 100 percent receive some form of financial aid.
  • 26 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 valued at $13,000 and offered to Catholic High School graduates who meet admission requirements.
  • The Fund for Thomas More College is a vital resource for funding student scholarships

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