Thomas More College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$28,850

2.85% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$19,221

After Financial Aid

2017 Acceptance Rate

91.2%

2,416 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

2,064

71.9% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

44.3%

113 Graduates

About

Thomas More College is a higher education institution located in Kenton County, KY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Thomas More College were General Business Administration & Management (92 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (48 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (23 degrees).

In 2017, 494 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Thomas More College. 52.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (412 degrees), 10.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (40 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Thomas More College is $28,850, which is $8,117 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Thomas More College is $28,850, which is $8,117 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,221.

In 2017, 71% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 52% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$28,850

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Thomas More College was $28,850. The cost of tuition at Thomas More College is $8,117 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$19,221

2017 Value

0.61%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Thomas More College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,221. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Thomas More College grew by 0.61%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,841

Room and Board

$N/A

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Thomas More College was of $6,841 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $N/A. The cost of room and board increased by 2.26% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies remained the same by NaNk% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

71%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

52%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

71% of undergraduate students at Thomas More College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.43% with respect to 2016, when 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Thomas More College received 2,416 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 0.625% annual growth. Out of those 2,416 applicants, 2,204 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 91.2% acceptance rate.

There were 2,064 students enrolled at Thomas More College in 2017, and 9% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Thomas More College has an overall enrollment yield of 15.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

91.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

2,204

Accepted Out of 2,416

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Thomas More College was 91.2% (2,204 admissions from 2,416 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 89.1%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 0.625%, while admissions grew by 3.04%.

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SAT Scores

9%

Submission Percentage

32

Scores Submitted

9% of enrolled first-time students at Thomas More College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Thomas More College has a total enrollment of 2,064 students. The full-time enrollment at Thomas More College is 1,484 students and the part-time enrollment is 580. This means that 71.9% of students enrolled at Thomas More College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Thomas More College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 78% White, 6.64% Black or African American, 3.39% Two or More Races, 2.28% Hispanic or Latino, 0.969% Asian, 0.291% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.194% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Thomas More College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (39.2%), followed by White Male (37.1%) and Black or African American Male (5.97%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (44.5%), followed by White Female (28.9%) and Black or African American Male (3.91%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Thomas More College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,064 students. The full-time enrollment at Thomas More College is 1,484 and the part-time enrollment is 580. This means that 71.9% of students enrolled at Thomas More College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Thomas More College was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Thomas More College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,609

  2. Black or African American

    137

  3. Two or More Races

    70

The enrolled student population at Thomas More College is 78% White, 6.64% Black or African American, 3.39% Two or More Races, 2.28% Hispanic or Latino, 0.969% Asian, 0.291% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.194% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 160 students (7.75%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 22 more women than men received degrees from Thomas More College. The majority of degree recipients at Thomas More College are white (412 degrees awarded). There were 10.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (40 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Thomas More College is General Business Administration & Management (92 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (48 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (23 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Thomas More College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Business (257 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (7 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Thomas More College are Accountants & auditors (1,104,018 people), Other managers (680,009 people), Financial managers (434,805 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (426,244 people), and Chief executives & legislators (339,196 people).

The most specialized majors at Thomas More College are Business (257 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (7 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), English (11 degrees), and History (6 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Thomas More College are Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Dentists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Thomas More College are Business (257 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (7 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), English (11 degrees), and History (6 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Thomas More College are Elementary & secondary schools (839,424 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (548,606 people), Banking & related activities (507,434 people), Computer Systems Design (474,718 people), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (420,238 people).

The most specialized majors at Thomas More College are Business (257 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (7 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), English (11 degrees), and History (6 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Thomas More College.

Most Common

  1. 92 degrees awarded

  2. 48 degrees awarded

  3. 23 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Thomas More College was General Business Administration & Management with 92 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 236

  2. 258

In 2017, 236 degrees were awarded to men at Thomas More College, which is 0.915 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (258).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 137 degrees were awarded to men at Thomas More College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.88 times more than the 73 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 73 degrees were awarded to women at Thomas More College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.533 times less than the 137 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

34%

100% Completion Time

47%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 34% of students graduating from Thomas More College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 47% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 47% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Thomas More College is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.885% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    412 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    40 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    23 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Thomas More College is white (412 degrees awarded). There were 10.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (40 degrees).

8.1% of degree recipients (40 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    219 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    193 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Thomas More College is white female (219 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (193 degrees).

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Operations

Thomas More College has an endowment valued at nearly $20.4M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.22M (10.9%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Thomas More College had a total salary expenditure of $28.8M. Thomas More College employs 28 Professors, 27 Associate professors, and 21 Assistant professors. Most academics at Thomas More College are Male Professors (18), Female Associate professors(15), and Female Assistant professors (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Thomas More College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 31 employees, Management, with 21 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 12 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$20.4M

2017 Endowment

1.27%

decline from 2016

Thomas More College has an endowment valued at about $20.4M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Thomas More College declined 1.27% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $12.7M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Thomas More College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$11.7M

2017 Salaries

7.43%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Thomas More College paid a median of $11.7M in salaries, which represents 40.8% of their overall expenditure ($28.8M) and a 7.43% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.43% growth from 2015 and a 1.29% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.65M

Instructional Salaries

79

Number of Employees

In 2017, Thomas More College paid a total of $4.65M to 79 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.62M (33.5%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

28 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

31 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Thomas More College were Professor with 28 employees; Associate professor with 27 employees; and Associate professor with 21 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Thomas More College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 31 employees; Management with 21 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 12 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Thomas More College was Male Professor with 18 employees, Female Associate professor with 15 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 15 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Thomas More College.

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