Tuition & Fees

$29,740

$29,740

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

54%

46%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,399
Declined + 876
Total Received 2,275
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Private (nonprofit)

926

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biological / Life Sciences
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 2910
ACT 3730

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
23%
400-499
56%
300-399
14%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
12%
400-499
52%
300-399
32%
200-299
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
10%
18-23
60%
12-17
29%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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School Facts

Thiel, founded in 1866, is a private, church-affiliated college. Its 135-acre campus is located in Greenville, 80 miles north of Pittsburgh.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 926
Established in 1866
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Lutheran
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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Greenville, PA

135-acre campus in Greenville (population: 5,860), 75 miles from Cleveland and 80 miles from Pittsburgh. Major airport and train serve Pittsburgh; smaller airport serves Youngstown, OH (20 miles); bus serves Meadville (40 miles).

Thiel College
75 College Avenue
Greenville, PA 16125

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
92%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 24% of male students
 
4 sororities 28% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
13%
Top 1/2
90%
Bottom 1/2
10%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
23%
400-499
56%
300-399
14%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
12%
400-499
52%
300-399
32%
200-299
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
10%
18-23
60%
12-17
29%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,399
Declined + 876
Total Received 2,275

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank

Considered

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Stephen Lazowski
Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 800 248-4435
F: 724 589-2013
admissions@thiel.edu

Cost

Tuition $27,910
Room $5,850
Board $5,850
Additional fees $1,830
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $42,440
Average Financial Aid - $23,196
Total with Avg. Aid $19,244

Financial Aid

70%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$23,196

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,867,985
State $1,344,721
Institutional $11,268,690
Other external $588,730
Total $15,070,126

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $8,270
Institutional $1,094,923
Other external $149,547
Total $1,252,740

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Presidents' Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Tomcats
School colors
navy blue and old gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Studies
Art
Binary Engineering
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology/Forestry
Business Administration
Business Communications
Chemistry
Communication
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Computer Science
Conservation Biology
Criminal Justice Studies
Culinary Arts
Cytotechnology
E-Commerce
Early Childhood Education/Special Education
English Literature
English Writing
Environmental Chemistry
Environmental Science
History
International Business
Liberal Arts
Management Information Science
Management Information Systems
Mathematics
Media Communication
Medical Technology
Mortuary Science
Neuroscience
Parish Education
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religion
Secondary Education
Sociology
Web Development
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Undergraduate

100%

926
students

Female
46%
426

Male
54%
500

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

97%

903
students

Female
46%
413

Male
54%
490

undergraduatePart-time

3%

23
students

Female
57%
13

Male
43%
10

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
75%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

61%

Transfer applicants accepted

69%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

94

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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