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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.

Double your impact with the matching gift challenge

Help us continue to celebrate the milestone of becoming Thomas More University. Holding true to our mission, we embrace this new adventure with a continued focus on our students. Take advantage of a match of $50,000 put forth by the TMU Board of Trustees which extends to all new and increased gifts to The Fund now through Dec. 31, 2018.


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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

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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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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December 20

Transfer Student Open House

Have you started college, but still haven’t found your right “fit”? Find your home at Thomas More University. We’re holding an open house on December 20th from 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. for anyone interested in transferring for the spring semester to TMU.

Campus Event

January 4, 2019

TMU Spring Orientation

Congrats on becoming a Saint! At spring orientation students will receive their student IDs, parking passes, class schedules, and will also have the opportunity to meet with representatives from admissions and financial aid. Please click the event title to RSVP for orientation!

Campus Event

December 22

2018 Bridge Shootout

Thomas More Men’s Basketball plays host to the Mount St. Joseph Lions in the 2018 Bridge Shootout. Come to cheer the Saints to victory at the Connor Convocation Center on Dec. 22.

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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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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