Thomas More University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$31,780
4.03% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$20,868
After Financial Aid
2020 Acceptance Rate
91.9%
2,646 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
2,037
68.4% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
39.5%
109 Graduates

About

Thomas More University is a higher education institution located in Kenton County, KY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Thomas More University were General Business Administration & Management (84 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (49 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (43 degrees).

In 2020, 498 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Thomas More University. 53.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (382 degrees), 9.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (42 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Thomas More University is $31,780, which is $9,250 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Thomas More University is $31,780, which is $9,250 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,868.

In 2020, 68% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 49% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$31,780
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Thomas More University was $31,780. The cost of tuition at Thomas More University is $9,250 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$20,868
2020 Value
5.58%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Thomas More University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,868. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Thomas More University grew by 5.58%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,922
Room and Board
$N/A
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Thomas More University was of $7,922 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $N/A. The cost of room and board increased by 3.18% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies remained the same by NaNM% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

68%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
49%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

68% of undergraduate students at Thomas More University received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 4.23% with respect to 2019, when 71% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Thomas More University received 2,646 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 9.79% annual growth. Out of those 2,646 applicants, 2,432 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 91.9% acceptance rate.

There were 2,037 students enrolled at Thomas More University in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Thomas More University has an overall enrollment yield of 16.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

91.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
2,432
Accepted Out of 2,646

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Thomas More University was 91.9% (2,432 admissions from 2,646 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 90.6%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 9.79%, while admissions grew by 11.4%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
0
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Thomas More University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Thomas More University has a total enrollment of 2,037 students. The full-time enrollment at Thomas More University is 1,394 students and the part-time enrollment is 643. This means that 68.4% of students enrolled at Thomas More University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Thomas More University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 76.4% White, 7.46% Black or African American, 4.07% Two or More Races, 3.09% Hispanic or Latino, 0.933% Asian, 0.0982% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0982% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Thomas More University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (39.7%), followed by White Male (36.3%) and Black or African American Male (6.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (40.8%), followed by White Female (32.4%) and Black or African American Female (5.63%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

68.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Thomas More University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,037 students. The full-time enrollment at Thomas More University is 1,394 and the part-time enrollment is 643. This means that 68.4% of students enrolled at Thomas More University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%
2020 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 University was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Thomas More University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,556
  2. Black or African American
    152
  3. Two or More Races
    83

The enrolled student population at Thomas More University is 76.4% White, 7.46% Black or African American, 4.07% Two or More Races, 3.09% Hispanic or Latino, 0.933% Asian, 0.0982% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0982% 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 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 134 students (6.58%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 32 more women than men received degrees from Thomas More University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Thomas More University is white (382 degrees awarded). There were 9.1 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (42 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Thomas More University is General Business Administration & Management (84 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (49 degrees) and Liberal Arts & Sciences (43 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Thomas More University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Business (237 degrees awarded), History (8 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (9 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 University are Accountants & auditors (1,005,652 people), Other managers (805,907 people), Financial managers (516,443 people), Chief executives & legislators (410,704 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (310,559 people).

The most specialized majors at Thomas More University are Business (237 degrees awarded), History (8 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (9 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees), and Psychology (21 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 University are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Computer hardware engineers, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Thomas More University are Business (237 degrees awarded), History (8 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (9 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees), and Psychology (21 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 University are Elementary & secondary schools (955,865 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (588,739 people), Computer Systems Design (539,797 people), Banking & related activities (511,544 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (490,394 people).

The most specialized majors at Thomas More University are Business (237 degrees awarded), History (8 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (9 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees), and Psychology (21 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 University.
Most Common
  1. 84 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 49 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 43 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Thomas More University was General Business Administration & Management with 84 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

233
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
265
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 233 degrees were awarded to men at Thomas More University, which is 0.879 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (265).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 76 degrees were awarded to men at Thomas More University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.03 times more than the 74 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 74 degrees were awarded to women at Thomas More University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.974 times less than the 76 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

36%
100% Completion Time
48%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 36% of students graduating from Thomas More University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 48% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 48% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Thomas More University is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 2.75% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    382 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    42 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    33 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Thomas More University is white (382 degrees awarded). There were 9.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (42 degrees).

8.43% of degree recipients (42 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    205 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    177 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Thomas More University is white female (205 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (177 degrees).

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Operations

Thomas More University has an endowment valued at nearly $28.4M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.82M (9.96%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Thomas More University had a total salary expenditure of $32.9M. Thomas More University employs 32 Professors, 29 Assistant professors, and 25 Associate professors. Most academics at Thomas More University are Male Professors (21), Female Associate professors(17), and Male Assistant professors (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Thomas More University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 35 employees, Management, with 23 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 15 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$28.4M
2020 Endowment
13.1%
growth from 2019

Thomas More University has an endowment valued at about $28.4M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Thomas More University grew 13.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $11.3M 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. $1.78M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Thomas More University received $1.78M 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

$13M
2020 Salaries
3.36%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Thomas More University paid a median of $13M in salaries, which represents 39.4% of their overall expenditure ($32.9M) and a 3.36% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.741% decline from 2018 and a 7.61% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.03M
Instructional Salaries
86
Number of Employees

In 2020, Thomas More University paid a total of $5.03M to 86 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
32 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
35 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Thomas More University were Professor with 32 employees; Assistant professor with 29 employees; and Assistant professor with 25 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Thomas More University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 35 employees; Management with 23 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 15 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Thomas More University was Male Professor with 21 employees, Female Associate professor with 17 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 15 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Thomas More University.

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