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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
Acting President

Kathleen Jagger
Acting President

Learn more about Acting President Kathleen Jagger

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Jeff Hans
Women's Basketball Coach

Jeff Hans
Women's Basketball Coach

Building championship cultures after more than 2 decades of coaching.

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John Lewis
'20 Political Science

John Lewis
'20 Political Science

For John, getting involved on TMU’s campus and acquiring professional internships is very important. He knows experiential learning will aid him in his education and propel him toward his goal of serving in public office.

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Sherry Cook Stanforth
CWV Program Director

Sherry Cook Stanforth
CWV Program Director

Since 2000, Dr. Stanforth has set the standard for creative writing on campus. Her passion for the written word inspired her to create and direct the Creative Writing Vision Program at TMU.

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Discover More

March 23

Spring Preview Day

At Preview Day you can start (or continue) your college search in a fun, relaxed atmosphere at the Saints Center on TMU’s campus. You’re invited to register to attend by clicking the event title.

Campus Event

April 3

Student-Athlete & TMU Alumni Networking Event

This is going to be an intimate setting where current students in your field of expertise will be able to engage with you in a small group or one-on-one conversation to learn about your position. This direct exchange will allow students to learn about the details of your day-to-day to assist with confirming their interests […]

Alumni Campus Event

March 24

Express Appalachia: HOMECOMING

This Express Appalachia – Wide Open Mic event features an “Appalachian Homecoming” with local artists and Thomas More University students at the Northern Kentucky University. As part of the evening festivities, Russ and Barb Childers expect to present their brand of Appalachian humor, storytelling, and traditional music. Sunday, March 24, TMU campus, 7-8:30 pm.

Campus Event Creative Writing Vision Program
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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 at TMU

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