130th Commencement Weekend

Commencement is the annual celebration of our graduates. The 130th Commencement of Thomas College will take place in May 2024 on our campus in Waterville, Maine

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Upcoming Events

At Thomas College, we host an array of events—both on and off campus—throughout the year to connect with prospective students and families, community partners, and alumni.

In April:

  • April 14 - Dirty Dog Mud Run
  • April 23 - Presidents' Innovation Challenge

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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.

3D Virtual Tour

Explore Your Campus

Explore all that Thomas College has to offer. Take a 3D tour and discover what awaits you as part of the Thomas Terrier Family!

Thomas College By the Numbers


The average class size for introductory courses is 17 students


More than $13.6 million in scholarships and grants awarded to our students in 2023-2024


Our student-to-faculty ratio is low at just 15 to 1


Nearly 70% of students complete one or more internships


Ranked #1 regional school in the Northeast for social mobility by US News & World Report in 2023


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.