Thomas More College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$28,050

2.87% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$19,339

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

7.14%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

89.1%

2,401 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,964

76.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

50.2%

149 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 (87 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (47 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (22 degrees).

In 2016, 445 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Thomas More College. 55.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (345 degrees), 6.39 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (54 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Thomas More College is $28,050, which is $7,890 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Thomas More College is $28,050, which is $7,890 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,339.

In 2016, 70% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 52% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$28,050

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Thomas More College was $28,050. The cost of tuition at Thomas More College is $7,890 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$19,339

2016 Value

4.16%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Thomas More College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,339. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Thomas More College grew by 4.16%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,690

Room and Board

$N/A

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Thomas More College was of $6,690 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $N/A. The cost of room and board increased by 1.75% between 2015 and 2016. 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

70%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

52%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

70% of undergraduate students at Thomas More College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 11.4% with respect to 2015, when 79% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

7.14%

2015 Default Rate

32

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Thomas More College was 7.14%, which represents 32 out of the 448 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Thomas More College received 2,401 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 56.8% annual growth. Out of those 2,401 applicants, 2,139 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 89.1% acceptance rate.

There were 1,964 students enrolled at Thomas More College in 2016, and 11% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Thomas More College has an overall enrollment yield of 19.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

89.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

2,139

Accepted Out of 2,401

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Thomas More College was 89.1% (2,139 admissions from 2,401 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 88.3%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 56.8%, while admissions grew by 58.2%.

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SAT Scores

11%

Submission Percentage

46

Scores Submitted

11% of enrolled first-time students at Thomas More College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Thomas More College has a total enrollment of 1,964 students. The full-time enrollment at Thomas More College is 1,494 students and the part-time enrollment is 470. This means that 76.1% of students enrolled at Thomas More College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Thomas More College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 79.5% White, 5.8% Black or African American, 3.05% Two or More Races, 2.09% Hispanic or Latino, 1.07% Asian, 0.255% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.153% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Thomas More College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (40.7%), followed by White Male (37%) and Black or African American Male (5.39%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (48.3%), followed by White Female (25%) and Black or African American Male (4.17%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

76.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Thomas More College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,964 students. The full-time enrollment at Thomas More College is 1,494 and the part-time enrollment is 470. This means that 76.1% of students enrolled at Thomas More College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%

2016 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 70%. 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

    1,561

  2. Black or African American

    114

  3. Two or More Races

    60

The enrolled student population at Thomas More College is 79.5% White, 5.8% Black or African American, 3.05% Two or More Races, 2.09% Hispanic or Latino, 1.07% Asian, 0.255% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.153% American Indian or Alaska Native. 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 149 students (7.59%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 47 more women than men received degrees from Thomas More College. The majority of degree recipients at Thomas More College are white (345 degrees awarded). There were 6.39 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (54 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Thomas More College is General Business Administration & Management (87 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (47 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (22 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 History (9 degrees awarded), Business (207 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 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 (1,089,788 people), Miscellaneous managers (870,534 people), Physicians & surgeons (483,796 people), Financial managers (436,989 people), and Chief executives & legislators (352,223 people).

The most specialized majors at Thomas More College are History (9 degrees awarded), Business (207 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), Physical Sciences (10 degrees), and Biology (23 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 Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Dentists, and Financial analysts

The most specialized majors at Thomas More College are History (9 degrees awarded), Business (207 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), Physical Sciences (10 degrees), and Biology (23 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 Hospitals (814,798 people), Elementary & secondary schools (714,452 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (712,539 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (569,692 people), and Banking & related activities (499,690 people).

The most specialized majors at Thomas More College are History (9 degrees awarded), Business (207 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), Physical Sciences (10 degrees), and Biology (23 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 87 degrees awarded

  2. 47 degrees awarded

  3. 22 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Thomas More College was General Business Administration & Management with 87 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 199

  2. 246

In 2016, 199 degrees were awarded to men at Thomas More College, which is 0.809 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (246).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 85 degrees were awarded to men at Thomas More College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.06 times more than the 80 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 80 degrees were awarded to women at Thomas More College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.941 times less than the 85 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

32%

100% Completion Time

46%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 32% of students graduating from Thomas More College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 46% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 46% 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 (67.2%).

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% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    345 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    54 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Thomas More College is white (345 degrees awarded). There were 6.39 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (54 degrees).

12.1% of degree recipients (54 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    193 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    152 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 (193 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (152 degrees).

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Operations

Thomas More College has an endowment valued at nearly $19.6M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.32M (6.76%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Thomas More College had a total expenditure of $25.9M. Of that $25.9M, they spent $10.2M on salaries and $25.9M on benefits.

Thomas More College employs 31 Associate professors, 29 Professors, and 20 Assistant professors. Most academics at Thomas More College are Male Professors (19), Female Associate professors(18), and Male Associate professors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Thomas More College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 30 employees, Management, with 24 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 11 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$19.6M

2015 Endowment

12.3%

growth from 2014

Thomas More College has an endowment valued at about $19.6M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Thomas More College grew 12.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.3M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, 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

Primary Expenses

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$10.2M

Salary Expenditure

$25.9M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Thomas More College had a total expenditure of $25.9M. Of that $25.9M, they spent $10.2M on salaries and $25.9M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Thomas More College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$10.2M

2015 Salaries

1.29%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Thomas More College paid a median of $10.2M in salaries, which represents 39.2% of their overall expenditure ($25.9M) and a 1.29% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.51% decline from 2013 and a 3.28% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.41M

Instructional Salaries

79

Number of Employees

In 2015, Thomas More College paid a total of $4.41M to 79 employees working as instructors, which represents 43.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

31 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

30 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Thomas More College were Associate professor with 31 employees; Professor with 29 employees; and Professor with 20 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Thomas More College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 30 employees; Management with 24 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 11 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Thomas More College was Male Professor with 19 employees, Female Associate professor with 18 employees, and Male Associate professor with 13 employees.

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

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