Thomas University

Private, Four-years School Located in Thomasville, GA

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How much is the TU tuition? For the academic year 2022-2023, TU's tuition & fees is $11,080 based on the NCES data.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $22,320 when a student lives on-campus.

TU Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$11,080
Books & Supplies Costs$2,000
On-campus Room & Board$7,040
On-campus Expenses$2,200
Off-campus Room & Board$9,900
Off-campus Expenses$12,060
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$11,080

How Much Does it Cost to Go to TU for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $44,320 at TU. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $81,280. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $65,740.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$11,080$20,320$16,435
Sophomore (2024-25)$11,080$20,320$16,435
Junior (2025-26)$11,080$20,320$16,435
Senior (2026-27)$11,080$20,320$16,435
4 Years Total$44,320$81,280$65,740
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$11,080$20,320$16,435
Sophomore (2025-26)$11,080$20,320$16,435
Junior (2026-27)$11,080$20,320$16,435
Senior (2027-28)$11,080$20,320$16,435
4 Years Total$44,320$81,280$65,740
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$11,080$20,320$16,435
Sophomore (2026-27)$11,080$20,320$16,435
Junior (2027-28)$11,080$20,320$16,435
Senior (2028-29)$11,080$20,320$16,435
4 Years Total$44,320$81,280$65,740
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$11,080$20,320$16,435
Sophomore (2027-28)$11,080$20,320$16,435
Junior (2028-29)$11,080$20,320$16,435
Senior (2029-30)$11,080$20,320$16,435
4 Years Total$44,320$81,280$65,740
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$11,080$20,320$16,435
Sophomore (2028-29)$11,080$20,320$16,435
Junior (2029-30)$11,080$20,320$16,435
Senior (2030-31)$11,080$20,320$16,435
4 Years Total$44,320$81,280$65,740

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, TU' tuition is much lower than the average tuition of $20,449. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Georgia, its tuition is much lower than the average tuition of $19,171.
In-StateOut-of-State
Thomas University$11,080
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,259
Public Schools$7,023$12,740
Private Schools$20,449
Georgia Four-years Colleges$15,539
Public Schools$5,081$9,838
Private Schools$19,171

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between TU and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationUndergraduateGraduate
Thomas UniversityThomasville, GA$11,080$13,330
Post UniversityWaterbury, CT$15,529$7,318
Metropolitan College of New YorkNew York, NY$20,188$30,070
Elmhurst UniversityElmhurst, IL$40,232$33,370
Thomas CollegeWaterville, ME$29,996$29,996
Marymount UniversityArlington, VA$36,800$21,916
Manhattan CollegeRiverdale, NY$48,658$22,420
Roberts Wesleyan UniversityRochester, NY$36,124$14,923
University of DubuqueDubuque, IA$38,526$8,490
Saint Edward's UniversityAustin, TX$50,766$29,570
DeVry University-MissouriKansas City, MO$15,032$17,552

Financial Aid and COA

At Thomas University, 562 students (74%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $3,885.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at TU is $18,435 for students living on-campus and $31,155 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 50 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $8,178 and the average amount of student loans is $3,067.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$22,320
COA (off-campus)$35,040
Tuition & Fees$11,080
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$11,240
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$23,960
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$18,435
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$31,155
Average Financial Aid$3,885
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship56274%$3,885
Pell Grants32943%$2,468
Federal Student Loan42155%$4,526
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid5056%-
Grants or Scholarships5056%$8,178
Federal Grants4449%$2,627
Pell Grants4449%$2,408
Other Federal Grants89%$1,204
State/Local Grants1719%$931
Institutional Grants5056%$5,549
Student Loan Aid5056%$3,067
Federal Student Loans5056%$2,911
Other Student Loans22%$3,915

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

TU's acceptance rate is 28.84%. A total of 853 applicants applied to and 246 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 83 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 33.74%.
To apply to TU, 3 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 1 items are recommended to submit - Completion of college-preparatory program. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants853349$504
Admitted246137$109
Enrolled8349$34
Acceptance Rate28.84%39.26%21.63%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)33.74%35.77%31.19%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither Required Nor Recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither Required Nor Recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to TU. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,010 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 20.
Its SAT score is lower than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is lower than the national average score of 24.
Average25th75th
SAT Total1,0107801,240
National Average1,168
Georgia Average1,112
SAT EBRW520410630
SAT Math490370610
ACT Composite201129
National Average24
Georgia Average22
ACT Math19829
ACT English201029

Student Population

Thomas University has a total of 1,531 students including 793 undergraduate and 738 graduate students. By gender, there are 445 male students and 943 female students attending TU. The school offers online degree programs and 427 students enrolled online exclusively (27.89% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,388 445943
Undergraduate763 333430
Graduate625 112513

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1501 Millpond Rd, Thomasville, GA
Phone800-538-9784
WEBwww.thomasu.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered37 Programs
Graduate Program Offered9 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate46.09%
Yield61.21%
Student Population1,531
Graduation Rate67%
Transfer-out Rate33%
Retention Rate36% (Full-time), 33% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate12 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties48 (Full-time), 74 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs118 (Full-time), 81 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$47,578
Average Staff Salary$49,825