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Thomas University
1501 Millpond Road
Thomasville, GA 31792


 Faculty profile

TU faculty chose Thomas University because of their commitment to teaching and scholarship in a small private university environment.

TU employs 50 full-time faculty with five additional administrative/staff members holding faculty appointments. Of those, 30 hold a doctorate or the terminal degree in their field.

Thomas University also employs approximately 70 current adjunct faculty, 20% 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 MusicDr. Kim Cribb
  • 2009-2010 Dr. Bei Zhang, Associate Professor of Biology
  • 2010-2011 Dr. Kim Cribb, Associate Professor of Nursing
  • 2011-2012 Professor Bill Milford, Professor of Social Work
  • 2012-2013 April Penton, Associate Professor of Education 

Student profile Fall 2011

Total enrollment: 1,109

75% in-state, 19% out-of-state, 6% international

Undergraduate students  
Total undergraduate enrollment: 863
Student/faculty ratio: 8:1
Average class size: 14

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

Graduate students
Total graduate enrollment: 246

Percentage of full-time fully online students: 19%
(However, more than 90% of all TU Students take either an online or hybrid course as part of their course load.)

Percentage of residential students:

Percentage of commuter students:

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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