Thomas College

Established in 1894ASD

Located in Waterville, Maine, 90 minutes north of Portland, 60 minutes east of Bangor, and 3.5 hours north of Boston.

Our residential campus is made up of 120 acres.

President Laurie Lachance is the College’s fifth president, first female president and a graduate of Thomas’s MBA program.

Thomas College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.


Degrees conferred: Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Arts

15 : 1 student-to-faculty ratio

The average size class has 18 students.

Thomas offers a variety of areas of study for undergraduate and graduate students, all focused on quality job placement and lifelong success.

63% full time faculty

Students participate in internships and study abroad in all majors.

Our Students

Approximately 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students

78% from Maine; 17% from New England; 5% from other states and countries

67% of students are the first generation to attend college

20% multiethnic students; 21 states and 8 countries represented

Tuition and Financial Aid for 2016-2017

Tuition and Fees $25,150
Room and Board $10,800
Total Cost $35,950

Financial aid is made up of a combination of merit-based scholarships, need-based aid, loans, and scholarships from

outside groups, including private foundations and veteran’s programs.

In 2013, Thomas College awarded $7 million in institutional aid to students.

99% of students that apply for financial assistance receive an award.

The average financial aid award package for new students is $22,700

55.3% of Thomas students are eligible for Federal Pell Grants.

Thomas guarantees tuition will not increase for students who maintain a 3.5 grade point average each academic year.

Guaranteed Job Placement

94% of Thomas graduates have a job within 90 days of graduation.

Thomas guarantees job placement for students who maintain a 3.0 grade point average, participate in an internship, and work with career services.

Campus Life

66% of students live on campus.

Thomas College students have on-campus housing options including community living, hotel-style housing, suite-style housing, or townhouses.

There are over 40 campus activities and clubs and a wide variety of options for recreation and intramural sports.


The Thomas College Terriers are an NCAA Division III school in the North Atlantic Conference with schools all over New England.

Thomas offers men’s baseball, basketball, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, and tennis, and women’s basketball, cross country, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, and tennis. We also have club teams for golf, ice hockey, and track & field.

Our graduates find success in Maine and around the world. That’s because a Thomas education is:


We guarantee your degree will lead to a job in your field of study within six months of graduation. See our Guaranteed Job Program