Thomas College, ME

Private Nonprofit4-Year • Small • Highly ResidentialMaster's College and UniversityNot Selective • Low Transfer-InOpen AdmissionsMain Campus
180 W River Rd, Waterville, ME 04901
(207) 859-1111

Thomas College Rankings

1 ← Poor Great → 100


Academics at Thomas College

GradHighest Degree

Share of Graduates by Field of Study

Business, Management, Marketing40%
Communication, Journalism1%
Computer and Information Sciences4%
Law Enforcement, Firefighting13%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities5%
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences2%
Parks, Recreation, Fitness Studies12%
Social Sciences2%


Getting into Thomas College

92%Admission Rate
455Median SAT Math
440Median SAT Reading
19Median ACT Composite

Typical Test Scores

SAT Math (25–75%)400–510
200 800
SAT Reading (25–75%)390–490
200 800
ACT Composite (25–75%)16–21
1 36


Cost of Attending Thomas College

$27KIn-State Tuition
$27KOut-of-State Tuition
$38KAverage Total Cost
$21KAverage Net Cost

Average Net Price by Family Income

Family IncomeSchoolMEUS


Typical Debt after Thomas College

44%Receive Federal Loans
$20KMedian Federal Debt
65%Repayment Rate
$260Median Payment

Received Financial Aid

Family IncomeSchoolMEUS
$0–$30K 31%45%57%
$30K–$48K 15%15%16%
$48K–$75K 19%15%12%
$75K–$110K 18%13%9%
>$110K 17%15%11%

Student Debt

The median debt for family income between $0–$30K$20K$12K$11K
The median debt for family income between $30K–$75K$19K$12K$12K
The median debt for students with family income >$75K$20K$12K$12K
The median debt for Pell students$20K$13K$12K
The median debt for no-Pell students$19K$11K$11K
Cumulative loan debt at the 90th percentile$35K$27K$25K
Cumulative loan debt at the 75th percentile$27K$20K$18K
Cumulative loan debt at the 25th percentile$6K$6K$6K
Cumulative loan debt at the 10th percentile$4K$3K$3K

Repayment Rates

1-year after entering repayment 55%54%43%
3-years after entering repayment 65%58%46%
5-years after entering repayment 70%61%50%
7-years after entering repayment 71%67%55%


Completion Rates at Thomas College

65%Retention Rate
-Transfer Rate
19%Withdrawal Rate
48%Graduation Rate

Graduation Rates by Time Taken

Time TakenSchoolMEUS
Within 4 Years 43%40%38%
Within 6 Years 48%56%55%
Within 8 Years 45%54%56%

Graduation Rates by Ethnicity

Ethnicity and NativitySchoolMEUS
Asian 50%50%53%
Black 25%42%39%
Caucasian 50%54%52%
Hispanic or Latino 56%37%47%
Native American or Alaskan Native 100%35%40%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 50%37%43%
Non-US citizens/residents 33%44%50%
Two or more races 60%47%44%
Other race 46%49%44%


Outcomes after Thomas College

93%Employment Rate
$31KMedian Salary
$21K25 Pctl Salary
$41K75 Pctl Salary

Employment over Time

Employed 6 years after enrollment 93%88%85%
Employed 7 years after enrollment 93%88%84%
Employed 8 years after enrollment 93%87%84%
Employed 9 years after enrollment 90%86%83%
Employed 10 years after enrollment 91%86%83%

Distribution of Earnings after Graduation

10th percentile of earnings$8K$7K$7K
25th percentile of earnings$21K$19K$17K
50th percentile of earnings$31K$31K$29K
75th percentile of earnings$41K$44K$43K
90th percentile of earnings$52K$55K$57K

Median Earnings over Time

Earnings 6 years after enrollment$31K$31K$29K
Earnings 8 years after enrollment$33K$34K$32K
Earnings 10 years after enrollment$38K$37K$35K


Students at Thomas College

88%Full-time Undergrads
20Avg Entry Age
122Graduate Students

Enrollment by Gender

Female degree-seeking undergraduates 48%63%64%
Male degree-seeking undergraduates 52%37%35%

Enrollment by Race and Nativity

Race and NativitySchoolMEUS
Asian <1%2%4%
Black 4%3%18%
Caucasian 66%80%49%
Hispanic or Latino 1%3%18%
Native American or Alaskan Native <1%1%1%
Non-US citizens/residents 3%3%2%
Two or more races 6%2%3%
Other race 20%6%4%

Enrollment by Family Income

Family IncomeSchoolMEUS
$0–$30K 28%33%43%
$30K–$48K 18%17%18%

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