Explore an education degree at Thomas College

Don’t Expect to Blend In. Expect to be Known.

Learn how our personalized approach puts you on the pathway to a promising future, guaranteed.

Mackenzi Veilluex always had an interest in obtaining an education degree, and her small-classroom experience at Thomas College solidified her decision to become a teacher.

I was given the opportunity to co-teach my first lesson with two other pre-service teachers during my STEAM class with Dr. Biffle. This early exposure to working hands-on with students solidified that this was what I was meant to do.

– Mackenzi Veilluex

Like Mackenzi, the small college experience at Thomas College will ensure you have the faculty support and access to student teaching opportunities to put you on the pathway to a promising future.


Among the nation’s first Guaranteed Job Programs


More than $13.6 million in scholarships and grants awarded to our students


Earn your undergraduate degree and a master’s in just four years

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Making good grades and great friends goes 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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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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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.

Observe and Learn - As Early As Your First Year

It’s our belief that pairing you with strong mentor teachers and providing early classroom exposure is the best way to help you become a leader in your classroom. At Thomas, you’ll benefit from strong pre-service teacher placements and partnerships with organizations like Educare of Central Maine. And through more than 600 practicum hours, you’ll gain the most important classroom management tool–confidence.

Thomas College: Experiences Beyond the Everyday

Against the backdrop of Maine’s natural beauty, our college town murmurs with friendship and progress while our classrooms roar with the power of innovation and promise. Here, you’ll be surrounded by endless outdoor adventure along with the educational work experiences found in Waterville and nearby Portland. This is your chance to experience the perfect blend of outdoor adventure and educational work experiences that combine to create opportunities that are just as unique as your goals.