Graduate Application for Admission
This application should be filled out by all domestic applicants seeking to take courses with the Graduate Division at Thomas College, either as a degree-seeking, non-degree, or transient student. International applicants can apply here.
This status is for all domestic students wishing to pursue a graduate degree at Thomas College.
*All prospects are eligible to take up to 9 credit hours of graduate course work as conditionally accepted students without submitting standardized graduate admissions examination scores (ie. the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), Miller Analogies Test (MAT), or Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT)). Those students who complete the first nine credits of coursework with a 3.0 or better GPA will be exempted from standardized examination requirements and fully admitted. Students whose average falls below a 3.0 in the first nine credits must submit examination scores to be fully admitted.
- Fill out the graduate application indicating degree-seeking status.
- Submit the completed graduate application with a non-refundable application fee of $50 to the Admissions office. (Thomas alumni are not required to submit an application fee.)
- Request all colleges and universities previously attended to send official transcripts directly to the Admissions office (Thomas alumni need not submit a Thomas transcript.) Note: A college senior may apply in advance of graduation. Seniors should submit current transcripts and request that an updated transcript be submitted after the degree is completed. A conditional acceptance may be granted until final transcripts arrive.
- Request two letters of recommendation to be sent directly from individuals in a position to judge your ability to succeed in a graduate program to the graduate division.
- Optional: Submit a current resume or Curriculum Vitae
- Optional: Submit a Statement of Purpose essay outlining your rationale for pursuing advanced education in light of current educational, career, and personal goals.
- Optional: Request that GRE or GMAT scores be sent to Thomas College from the testing agency.*
This status is for those applicants who wish to pursue coursework for personal enrichment of professional development. Applicants who wish to “try out” a graduate program without fully applying may also be considered for non-degree status. Up to nine credit hours of credits taken under non-degree status may be transferred into a degree program. Please note that non-degree status is not financial aid eligible and is no guarantee of full admission to a graduate program. Fill out the graduate application indicating non-degree status.
- Fill out the graduate application indicating non-degree status.
- Submit the completed graduate application with a non-refundable application fee of $50 to the Graduate division. (Thomas alumni need not to submit an application fee).
This status is for those applicants who are currently matriculated students at another institution of higher education, and who require one or two courses to transfer back to their home institution.
Applications and supplemental materials are retained for one calendar year. Students who have not registered after one calendar year must re-submit materials. Some programs may request additional application materials. Please check with the Admissions office for additional requirements.
- Confirm transferability of the desired Thomas College course with the home institution.
- Fill out the graduate application indicating transient status.
- Submit the completed graduate application with a non-refundable application fee of $50 to the Admissions office. (Thomas alumni need not to submit an application fee).
Application deadlines: Interviews and Campus Visits
Full-time MBA April 1st for priority consideration. Late applications may be considered.
Part-time MBA Rolling Admissions (applications are considered for the next available term)
Master of Science in Education Rolling Admissions (applications are considered for the next available term)
Personal interviews and campus tours are not required but are available to any student who wishes to have one. Please contact the Admissions Office to schedule an appointment. The office can be reached by phone at 207-859-1101 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Financial Assistance Procedures
Thomas College offers a comprehensive program of financial assistance to students with academic promise who have demonstrated financial need. Students seeking financial assistance must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and list Thomas College (Title IV code 002052) as an authorized recipient of the student's information. Please visit our web site at www.thomas.edu/fa for more information regarding financial assistance.
We are delighted that you are considering the Graduate Division at Thomas College to continue your academic career. Please submit your completed application and/or related materials to:
180 West River Road
Waterville ME 04901-5066