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A TU Snapshot

Faculty profile

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 University Professor of the Year:

  • 2008-2009 Dr. Karl Barton, Associate Professor of Music Professor April Penton
  • 2009-2010 Dr. Bei Zhang, Associate Professor of Biology
  • 2010-2011 Dr. Kim Cribb, Associate Professor of Nursing
  • 2011 – 2012 Professor Bill Milford, Assistant Professor of Social Work
  • 2012-2013 Professor April Penton, Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education


Student profile Fall 2012

Total enrollment: 1,124

70% in-state, 25% out-of-state, 5% international

Undergraduate students  
Total undergraduate enrollment: 894
Student/faculty ratio: 6:1
Average class size: 13

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

Graduate students
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.

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