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Thomas More College of Liberal Arts

Thomas More College of Liberal Arts is Catholic college with 80 students located in Merrimack, NH.

Offers Baccalaureate Degrees, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Liberal Arts College, Open Admissions, Religiously affiliated


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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 80
Gender 50% Male / 50% Female
Geography 2% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 24% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
White 85%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
International 2%
Hispanic/Latino 3%
Ethnicity Unknown 5%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 1%


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Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: tutoring writing center
  • Computer Services: student center
  • Counseling Services: chaplain/spiritual director career counseling financial aid counseling personal counseling
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: wheelchair accessibility partial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): internships liberal arts/career combination independent study
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services



Popular Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, Other (62%), English Language and Literature (29%), Philosophy (8%), Political Science and Government (0%)

Majors Offered


A general program that focuses on the English language, including its history, structure and related communications skills; and the literature and culture of English-speaking peoples.

Job Opportunities:

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in English language and literature, including linguistics and comparative literature. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.

Any single instructional program in liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities not listed above.

A program that focuses on ideas and their logical structure, including arguments and investigations about abstract and real phenomena. Includes instruction in logic, ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, metaphysics, symbolism, and history of philosophy, and applications to the theoretical foundations and methods of other disciplines.

Job Opportunities:

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.


A general program that focuses on the systematic study of political institutions and behavior. Includes instruction in political philosophy, political theory, comparative government and politics, political parties and interest groups, public opinion, political research methods, studies of the government and politics of specific countries, and studies of specific political institutions and processes.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Political Scientists
Study the origin, development, and operation of political systems. May study topics, such as public opinion, political decision-making, and ideology. May analyze the structure and operation of governments, as well as various political entities. May conduct public opinion surveys, analyze election results, or analyze public documents.
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in political science, international affairs, and international relations. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Administration & Faculty

President William E. Fahey
Accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Full-time Faculty 7
Student : Faculty Ratio 16 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 100 :
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100
International Faculty 14




Selectivity Score: 22/100

Admission Considerations

Very Important: Level Of Applicants Interest, Application Essay

Important: Interview, Religious Affiliation Commitment, Standardized Test Scores, Academic GPA, Recommendations

Also Considered: Work Experience, Character Personal Qualities, Class Rank, Extracurricular Activities, Rigor Of Secondary School Record, Talent Ability, Volunteer Work

High School Curriculum (years of study):
Required Recommended
History 2 0
English 4 0
Math 3 0
Science 2 0
Science Lab 2 0
Social Studies 2 0
Foreign Language 2 0

Other Application Information: SAT or ACT

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Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $17,500 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $14,833
$30K-$48K $19,050
$48K-$75K $15,700
$75K-$110K $19,750
$110K+ $27,100

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $19,800, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $19,800 Same as On-Campus
Housing $9,400 $5,700
Books $700 $700
Total (before financial aid) $29,900 $26,200

Students Receiving Aid

100% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 44% $6,705
Federal Scholarships/Grants 24% $4,650
Institutional Grants 100% $12,512
Other Federal Grants 12% $500
Pell Grants 24% $4,400
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 8% $2,150
Student Loans 44% $6,705

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Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

45% of students graduated on time.

45% of students graduated in six years.

43% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.


Washington Monthly

#53 Best Bang for Buck Colleges - Overall Rank
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