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Thomas More University is the Catholic Liberal Arts University of the Diocese of Covington, Kentucky. Inspired by the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, we challenge students of all faiths to examine the ultimate meaning of life, their place in the world, and their responsibility to others.

Find your calling, or take the next step in your career.

We offer rigorous undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs of study grounded in The Catholic Intellectual Tradition.


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Liberal Arts with a Global Perspective

No matter what you study, you’ll examine the meaning of life, your place in the world, and your responsibility to others. You’ll gain a values-based education while developing the skills you need to be career-ready.

Core Curriculum

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A True Community

With a little more than 2,000 students and small class sizes, you’ll get to know everyone on campus, both students and faculty. Our professors are mentors who will help you achieve your educational goals.

Fast Facts

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Leading with Character

Our Catholic tradition means we will educate not only your mind, but your whole self. Our graduates are leaders driven by purpose and integrity.

Student Life

The search for the 15th president of Thomas More University

Dedicated to scholarship, service, and integrity, the Thomas More community looks forward to welcoming a president whose bold vision both honors tradition and inspires innovation.

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Kathleen Jagger, Ph.D.
Acting President

Kathleen Jagger, Ph.D.
Acting President

Get to know Thomas More University’s Acting President Kathleen Jagger

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Jim McNutt, Ph.D.
History Chair

Jim McNutt, Ph.D.
History Chair

Anyone who knows TMU History Chair and Professor James E. (Jim) McNutt, Ph.D., recognizes his passion for taking an archaeological approach to history, shoveling below the surface in search of the meaning behind historical accounts and the people who were responsible for them.

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Kate Rowekamp
’12 Studio Art

Kate Rowekamp
’12 Studio Art

For Kate, rounding out her studio art degree with courses like astronomy, chemistry, and psychology ensured she had the foundation to inspire her artwork.

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Emily Fehrman Cory, Ph.D.
Alumni '05

Emily Fehrman Cory, Ph.D.
Alumni '05

The Path from Student to Teacher

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February 21

Saints Night

Saints Night is your opportunity to meet with TMU representatives from the areas that matter most to you. Faculty and staff from Financial Aid, Admissions, Athletics, Residence Life, and Student Support Services will be on-hand to discuss your transition to college and answer any questions that you and your family might have about your next […]

Campus Event

February 16

TMU Band Experience Day

ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS! Come experience band TMU style as an honorary member-for-a-day of the Marching Saints. Perform with other high school students and the TMU Band in support of the 2018 PAC Champion Saints Men’s Basketball Team as they take on Wright State University-Lake Campus Lakers on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019.

Campus Event

March 7

Marine Biology Lecture Series – Nick Whitney: Studying The Secret Lives of Sharks

The Marine Biology and Conservation Lecture Series is a joint effort between Thomas More University, and the Newport Aquarium to address and promote critical issues in the fields of marine biology and conservation. The next speaker is Mr. Nick Whitney who will discuss his experiences studying sharks in the wild for more than 20 years.

Field Station
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Pursue music, dance, theater, and fine arts inside or outside the classroom. Contribute to Words, the literary journal edited and managed by students, or join the Villa Players. We are proud to offer the only liberal arts theatre program in the greater Cincinnati area.

Art Music Theatre

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With 27 sports teams, there’s no shortage of school spirit at Thomas More. We are pleased to be joining the NAIA and the Mid-South Conference in 2019. Go Saints!

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Ideal Location

We’re a small faith-based campus ideally located in Crestview Hills, just minutes from downtown Cincinnati.

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Experiences You Can’t Get Anywhere Else

Field Station

Biology Field Station

A one-of-a-kind center for applied biological research. The Station is perched on the shore of the Ohio River, just 30 minutes from campus. Students and staff work closely with federal, state, and local authorities to monitor and improve water quality in the Ohio River and preserve the waterway’s rich heritage.

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Mary, Seat of Wisdom Chapel

The Mary, Seat of Wisdom Chapel is the physical focal point and spiritual heart of the Thomas More University campus. It is also the physical representation of Thomas More’s Catholic identity, and it affords the campus community a spiritual space that supports and complements the pursuit of intellectual excellence and personal growth.

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Eva G. Farris Art Gallery

Opening in June 2007, The Eva G. Farris Art Gallery is located in the Library Building of the main Thomas More University campus. Initially created to enrich the liberal arts experience at the University, the gallery has become a leader in exhibiting local, regional, and national contemporary artists and is one of the premier University galleries in Northern Kentucky.

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BB&T Observatory

The astronomical BB&T Observatory at TMU is providing Thomas More students and the local community with a broadening glimpse into the wonders of our universe.

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There are so many opportunities at Thomas More in the way of academics, on-campus activities, and athletics, plus you really get to know your professors. The education I received is unsurpassed.

Michael Stephens ’15, Biology