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Fast Facts

University Facts

  • More than 2,000 students
  • 16:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • 75 percent of full-time faculty hold doctoral or terminal degrees
  • 43 undergraduate academic majors and five graduate programs
  • Three-year and four-year degree programs, accelerated adult program (TAP) and online opportunities
  • 30 highly competitive intercollegiate athletic teams
  • Throughout TMU’s NAIA and NCAA history, more than 70 conference championships have been captured and over 604 students have been named to the Athletic Director Honor Roll (maintaining a 3.0 GPA or higher)
  • 97 percent of 2017-2018 graduates are employed or in graduate school six months after graduation.
  • 100 percent of graduating nursing students passed the NCLEX exam.
  • 100 percent of undergraduate education majors passed their praxis tests for certification.

TMU’s Community Connection

  • ​81 percent of alumni live in Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky
  • ​All Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Covington are represented in our current alumni
  • ​TMU’s outreach includes service learning projects in Jamaica and along the Mexican border, building homes for Habitat for Humanity and providing tax assistance and tutoring within the local community
  • ​More than 500 high school students in greater Cincinnati earn college credit annually through the Gemini program
  • ​Through TSI (Thomas More University STEM Initiatives), TMU staff are working with approximately 20 teachers from area high schools to improve STEM education to thousands of students
  • ​The BB&T Observatory is used to host free educational programs and night sky viewing in the fall and spring
  • ​TMU continually hosts community events such as high school graduations, Special Olympics, outside speakers, summer camps and sports tournaments
  • ​The Biology Field Station (one of only a handful of active field research stations along the Ohio River) welcomes approximately 2,000 children annually for field trips

Financial Facts

  • ​More than $17 million in scholarships and grants is awarded annually
  • ​99 percent of traditional, full-time undergraduate students receive institutional scholarships and 100 percent receive some form of financial aid.
  • ​25 percent of students are “Federal Pell Grant-eligible,” which means the University is assisting those students with the greatest need
  • ​The Thomas More Trust offers grants and tuition assistance, including the Parochial Promise valued at $14,000 and offered to Catholic High School graduates who meet admission requirements.
  • ​The Fund for Thomas More University is a vital resource for funding student scholarships
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Noteworthy Mentions

  • A recent TMU graduate scored a 40 on the MCAT (Medical College Admission Test), ranking within the 99.9th percentile
  • The average high school GPA was 3.45 for the incoming class in fall 2019
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