Thomas University
Thomasville, GA 31792


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,156
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 10:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 168 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Thomas University is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 416 applications and only 197 students were granted admission. Thomas University is at the #45 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Thomas University's tuition was $15,940 for all students regardless of residency (40.5% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 95% of Thomas University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 53% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,629 (which is 17.5% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Thomas University in 2016-2017, was 66, which is 62% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,414 (which is 8.8% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Thomas University has enrolled a total of 1,156 students (584 students full-time and 572 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,156 students, 201 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 37% men and 63% women and 769 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 387 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 204 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 42%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 32%

Black/African American: 19%

Hispanic: 3%

Non-resident alien: 3%

Asian: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Two or more races: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Thomas University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Education 25% 270 0
Health Professions And Related Programs 23% 252 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 11% 120 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 10% 105 29
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 8% 84
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 2% 26 0
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 2% 22
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 2% 18
Psychology 1% 10
Natural Resources And Conservation 0% 2

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Thomas University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Thomas University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $30,700. Last year, out of the total 350 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 312 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 319 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 268 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $30,700 $34,900
Employment Rate 89% 84%
Total Graduates 350 319

Campus Location

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