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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 NursingProfessor Shannon Woods

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

Undergraduate students  
Total undergraduate enrollment: 886
Student/faculty ratio: 10:1
Average class size: 13

Average Age of Degree or Certificate Seeking Students (Only):
Undergraduate: 29
Graduates: 36

Graduate students:
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.

Education that Engages... Empowers... TRANSFORMS

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