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International Admissions FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Does Thomas University offer student housing?

A. Thomas University offers student housing on a limited basis. Please note that all students wishing to live on campus MUST SUBMIT the online housing application and pay the housing deposit. 

Please note that all housing consideration is based on a first-come/first-served basis and placement is contingent upon unit availability. Once capacity is met, students applying for housing will be placed on our wait-list for an available room - do not wait until the last minute to apply for housing if you wish to live on campus!

Please note: Housing applications cannot be considered for placement until the $475 housing deposit has been received- payment can be made via credit card either online (click the "pay my bill" tab- enter STUDENT HOUSING as the student ID if choosing to pay via this method) or through the business office at: 229-227-6883 or via check and/or Money Order (made payable to: Thomas University).

Q. Am I required to live on campus?

A. Thomas University does not require students to live on campus. Alternate student housing arrangements are fine, but will be the sole responsibility of the student. Please note that students choosing to live off campus must provide the Office of Admission with a valid local address to where they will be residing. This is a requirement of the International admission application.

Q. Am I required to have health insurance to be considered for admission to the university?

A. Health insurance is strongly recommended, athoughThomas University does not require proof of insurance for an admissions decision to be made.

Q. If I apply, but miss the deadline how long will my application be good for?

A. If you apply for a semester, but are unable to attend for whatever reasons the Office of Admission will hold your application for one academic year (equal to 3 semesters).

Q. If I am coming to TU from another country and will not have a car, what will I do about transportation?

A. Thomas University offers a shuttle service to assist students with getting to and from campus.  The TU campus also provides a safe place to park bicycles and the general Thomasville community is easily accessible by bicycle. 

Q. I am not very familiar with Thomasville. Where can I learn more about the city?

A. You can learn more about Thomasville, Georgia at the city’s website:

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