Adventurer. Scholar. Athlete. Friend.

Whatever you call yourself, there’s a place for you at Thomas College. And, whatever you want to do with life, there’s a career-ready degree here that will prepare you for all that tomorrow holds in store.

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At Thomas College, our low student-to-faculty ratio means a high name-to-face ratio for students.

We’re small enough to know one another by name, but large enough to offer a full, rich and vibrant collegiate experience that students can shape and make their own.

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Business professors who are business professionals.

Our H. Allen Ryan School of Business embodies the legacy of “Maine’s Business College” with rigorous programming, career and alumni connections, and a premier accounting program.

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Making good grades and great friends go hand-in-hand.

The campus, located along the picturesque Kennebec River near Waterville, Maine, has everything that contributes to college life—and nothing that doesn’t.

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Grab the kayak early, and make it back in time for accounting.

Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy four seasons of natural wonder and adventure in and around Waterville. The Kennebec River flows through town and adjacent to campus. Students can explore the area and enjoy hiking, camping, canoeing, kayaking and sailing.


Educational Achievement. Individualized Success.

Our commitment to increasing your employability and future prospects for a fulfilling life—equipping you for success in all of life—is evident in everything we do. We offer over 50 undergraduate degree programs and 11 graduate degree programs — each with an integrated business, innovation, and technology approach that provides the skills required for tomorrow’s workforce, today.

Student Life

Transforming College Experiences into Life Experiences

You’re a unique student, searching for a self-defining educational experience. But, at Thomas College it’s so much more than the classroom. From enrichment through the arts, to life in a small town, to creating community with your brand new neighbors and friends, student life in Waterville offers a rewarding cultural journey.

Thomas College By the Numbers


Minimum GPA to activate our locked-in tuition guarantee


More than $14 million in scholarships and grants awarded to our students in 2022-2023


Nearly 70% of students complete one or more internships


Ranked #2 school in Maine for social mobility by US News & World Report in 2022


98% of graduates have a job, enroll in graduate school, or enter the military within 6 months


Some Things You Have to See to Believe

Against the backdrop of rivers and forests, our peaceful college town murmurs with friendship, progress, and conservation, while our classrooms roar with the power of innovation and promise. From the natural beauty and outdoor attractions of mountains, lakes, and coastline to the engaging cultural scene of Waterville and the excitement of nearby Portland, this is the multifaceted educational experience you deserve.


Terrier Pride Comes Naturally

Athletics is part of every student experience at Thomas College. From the fields and courts to the esports arena, the opportunities for pursuing glory abound. And, whether you’re in the game or cheering on your fellow students, Terrier pride is part of everything we do.