A TU Snapshot
Faculty profile Fall 2014
TU faculty chose to teach at Thomas University because of their commitment to teaching and scholarship in the student-centered environment of a small private university.
TU employs 50 full-time faculty with 5 additional administrative/staff members holding faculty rank. Of those, 30 hold a doctorate or the terminal degree in their field.
Thomas University also employs approximately 60 current adjunct faculty, who hold a doctorate or specialized degree or Certification/Licensure such as Education Specialist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and Certified Rehabilitation Counselor.
Thomas Univeristy's Professor of the Year:
2013 - 2014 Professor Shannon Woods, Assistant Professor of Nursing
2012 - 2013 Professor April Penton, Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education
2011 - 2012 Professor Bill Milford, Assistant Professor of Social Work
2010 - 2011 Dr. Kim Cribb, Associate Professor of Nursing
2009 - 2010 Dr. Bei Zhang, Associate Professor of Biology
2008 - 2009 Dr. Karl Barton, Associate Professor of Music
Student profile Fall 2013
Total enrollment: 1,090
71% in-state, 26% out-of-state, 3% international
Total undergraduate enrollment: 886
Student/faculty ratio: 10:1
Average class size: 13
Average Age of Degree or Certificate Seeking Students (Only):
Total graduate enrollment: 204
Percentage of full-time fully online students: 10%
Percentage of residential students: 18%
Percentage of commuter students: 82%
Percentage of male and female students:
Male – 42%
Female – 58%
The percentage of students from racial and ethnic minorities at Thomas University is comparable to that of four-year state institutions.