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When you are accepted to Thomas More University, you’ll be one of 2,238 students. Thomas More is affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church; the diocese is located in Covington, Kentucky. The university, which encompasses the grounds of Thomas Moore College, are easily traveled by foot as you go from one class to the next. When you go out into Crestview Hills, you’ll be able to get to know the community fairly quickly.

Overview of Thomas More University

You might find more to your liking if you make your way north into the center of Cincinnati proper. It should be easy for you to find stores and restaurants where you’d enjoy spending time with friends or your family.

When you arrive at school, you’ll be assigned to a dorm, and you should be able to save some money by not paying rent or utilities.

General Information

School Type Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting Suburb: Large
Campus Housing Yes
Student Faculty Ratio 15:1
Graduation Rate 54%
Year Founded 1921

Student Enrollment

Total Students2,238


Undergraduate Student

Male 852
Female 1,177

Graduate Student

Male 87
Female 121

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Male 1,158
Female 1,251


Male 1,031
Female 1,151

Acceptance Rate91%

Male 89%
Female 92%

Enrollment 373

Male 214
Female 159
Application Fee NA
High School GPA Required
High School Rank NA
High School Transcripts Required
College Prep Courses Required
Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Application Deadline Rolling
Common Application Accepted No

Tuition Cost & Financial Aid

The total price refers to the cost of the services students and their parents will be paying to Thomas More University. Tuition (in- or out-of-state), books and supplies, lab fees, room/board, and other various costs total $33,500.

Financial aid can cover a large part of this price, depending on your family’s income level. The portion that remains to be paid is called the average net price. For a recent academic year, this was $17,389. Families earning up to $30,000 pay around $9,768. Families earning $30,001 to $48,000 pay around $9,933 and families earning more than $110,001 pay around $25,311.

Freshman students who apply for financial aid numbered 484 in a recent year, which was 100% of the freshman class. The entire freshman class received $20,867; every student in the freshman class received $16,312 in institutional grants and scholarships.

Average net price 2018-2019
Net Price $19,766
Average Total Aid $20,867
Students Receiving Financial Aid 100%
Room & Board $9,000

Sticker Price

  • Tuition In-State - $32,090
  • Tuition Out-of-State - $32,090
  • Books and Supplies - $700
  • Room & Board - $9,000
  • Other - $3,160


Once you’ve gotten used to the pace of your studies and classes, you should feel comfortable with the idea of returning to Thomas More for your sophomore year. When freshman come back for their sophomore year, the university keeps track of the percentage of returning students. This is the retention rate, which can say a lot about how much students appreciated the school and its educational offerings. Thomas More University’s retention rate is 77%.

While graduation is a few years away for you, another good statistic to familiarize yourself with are graduation rates. For this school the 4-year rate and the 6-year rate are 64%. This is about average and shows that the school provides enough support for students to complete their degrees and walk across the stage after four to six years.

Thomas More University offers degrees ranging from associate up to master’s programs. If you plan to work during the day, remember that Thomas More University doesn’t offer either evening classes or online (distance) learning should your working hours interfere with class time. You may have to hold off on getting work experience until you’re more comfortable with your class schedule and are sure you’ll have enough time to do both.

Available degree programs include: business, management, marketing and related support services; biological and biomedical sciences; education; communication, journalism and related programs; health professions and related programs; and liberal arts and sciences, general studies, and humanities.

Student Population Total

Student Population 2,238

Evening Classes : Yes
Online Learning : Yes

Most Popular Programs & Majors

(# of Diplomas Awarded by Subject)

All Biological & Biomedical Majors 21 Total Graduates / 7%
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 21 Graduates
All Business Majors 96 Total Graduates / 34%
Accounting 12 Graduates
Business Administration and Management, General 81 Graduates
All Education Majors 21 Total Graduates / 7%
Education, Other 9 Graduates
Elementary Education and Teaching 7 Graduates
Health Professions and Related Programs 50 Total Graduates / 17%
Athletic Training/Trainer 8 Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 42 Graduates
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 20 Total Graduates / 7%
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 20 Graduates
All Other Diplomas 27%

Outcome & Salary

Once you graduate from college, you’ll be ready to begin your career. Previous graduate’s annual average salaries were $73,468. Their early-career salaries are about $50,000 and their mid-career salaries increase to $90,900.

The total cost of four years of education at this school is $69,556. This figure is important when thinking about your return on investment (ROI) for your education. Graduate’s 10-year salary earnings potential is $734,680. Their 20-year salary earnings potential jumps up to $1,643,680. After deducting the cost of education, the 10-year projected ROI is $665,124 and the 20-year projected ROI is $1,574,124.

On the other hand, high school graduates earn a national average salary of $38,792. Their 10-year projected income is $387,920 and their 20-year projected income is $775,840.

Graduates Salary
College Grads Early Career Salary $50,000
College Grads Average Salary $73,468
College Grads Mid Career Salary $90,900
Return on Investment (ROI)
10 Year Salary Earnings Potential $734,680
20 Year Salary Earnings Potential $1,643,680
Cost of Education (Net Price) 4 Year $79,064
10 Year Projected ROI $655,616
20 Year Projected ROI $1,564,616
No College Education Salary Comparison
National Average Salary $38,792
10 Year Projected Income $387,920
20 Year Projected Income $775,840

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