Private 4 Year

Thiel College

Greenville, Pennsylvania

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Thiel College overview
Location Greenville, Pennsylvania
Online thiel.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Religious Affiliation Evangelical Lutheran Church
Thiel College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Thiel College, a private liberal arts institution, is situated in Greenville, Pennsylvania, approximately 80 miles north of Pittsburgh. Founded in 1866, Thiel establishes a robust historical presence with a campus showcasing a mix of traditional red-brick architecture and modern facilities. Primed for undergraduate education, the campus fosters a close-knit academic environment with a range of popular major fields including business administration, communication sciences and disorders, and environmental safety management. Thiel maintains a selective admissions process. The residential campus offers a variety of housing options for students, including traditional dormitories, apartment-style living, and townhouse accommodations. While not primarily known for its athletic programs, Thiel hosts a number of varsity teams competing in NCAA Division III, known as the Tomcats.

In the most recent statistical year 1,878 prospective students applied, and 1,546 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 229 enrolled in the school.  881 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 26 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $33,620 plus fees of $1,830.












Thiel College is rated within the lower 36% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

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Admission Standards

Very Easy
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SAT 965/1165
ACT 17/24
GPA 3.1

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Thiel College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,830
Room and Board $14,230
Budget for Other Expenses$3,500
Total One Year Cost$54,180

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$39,800 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

39% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Thiel College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 33%
Biology 12%
Psychology 9%
Social Sciences 9%
Education 8%

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