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Thiel College

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Thiel College Description:

Thiel College is a private liberal arts and professional studies college located in Greenville, Pennsylvania. It is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Thiel (pronounced "teel") sits on a picturesque 135-acre campus in rural western Pennsylvania, less than two hours from both Cleveland and Pittsburgh. Thiel’s small size makes it ideal for personalized attention; the college has a student faculty ratio of 14 to 1, and almost 70% of classes have fewer than 20 students. Academically, Thiel offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and pre-professional programs as well as cooperative programs with several Cleveland and Pittsburgh colleges in areas including art, engineering, cytotechnology and mortuary science. Other popular programs offered at the college include biology, business and elementary education. Outside of the classroom, students are involved in a variety of co-curricular activities, including 35 clubs and organizations and an active Greek life. The Thiel Tomcats compete in the NCAA Division III Presidents’ Athletic Conference.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,081 (all undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 52% Male / 48% Female
  • 96% Full-time

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Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $26,012
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,120
  • Other Expenses: $2,700
  • Total Cost: $39,832

Thiel College Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 93%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $17,687
    • Loans: $7,902

Most Popular Majors:

Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, Elementary Education, Psychology

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 67%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 24%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 32%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Thiel College Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.thiel.edu/about

"Thiel College, an academic institution in the Lutheran tradition, empowers individuals to reach their full potential by assuring educational excellence, stimulating global awareness, promoting ethical and responsible leadership, and preparing students for careers so that lives inspired by truth and freedom may be committed to service in the world."

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