A TU Snapshot
TU faculty chose Thomas University because of their commitment to teaching and scholarship in a small private university environment.
TU employs 52 full-time faculty with three additional administrative/staff members holding faculty appointments. Of those, 27 hold a doctorate or the terminal degree in their field.
Thomas University also employs approximately 77 current adjunct faculty, 21% of whom hold a doctorate while many others hold specialized degrees and Certifications/Licensure such as Nurse Practitioner, Education Specialist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and Medical Laboratory Scientist.
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 2012
Total enrollment: 1,124
70% in-state, 25% out-of-state, 5% international
Total undergraduate enrollment: 894
Student/faculty ratio: 6:1
Average class size: 13
Average Age of Degree or Certificate Seeking Students (Only):
Graduate students â€¨
Total graduate enrollment: 230
Percentage of full-time fully online students: 26%
Percentage of residential students: 16%
Percentage of commuter students: 58%
The percentage of students from racial and ethnic minorities at Thomas University is comparable to that of four-year state institutions.