Private 4 Year

Thomas College Demographics & Diversity

Waterville, Maine

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Thomas College are mostly White with a small Multiracial population. The school has low racial diversity. 25% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Thomas College students
Race Percent of Students
White 75%
Black 4%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 9%
International 2%
Race Unknown 6%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 17% more female students than male students enrolled at Thomas College with a gender ratio of 54% women to 46% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Thomas College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Thomas College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 46%
Women 54%
Enrollment by gender for Thomas College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 641
Women 753

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Thomas College serves a very low number of students outside of Maine, with 86 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Thomas College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 86%
Out of State 13%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$52,667 per year

50% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 6%
Part time Undergrads 6.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=161563 IPEDS survey data for Thomas College.