Thomas College was founded in 1894, above the F. W. Woolworth Co. on Main Street in Waterville. At that time, it was unusual for women to pursue a college career—but our students have never been afraid to be leaders. Since its beginning, the College has been co-educational and non-sectarian, and Thomas has stayed true to its roots as a college that helps prepare students for success in their professional careers. Today, the College has grown into a thriving community of learners. We’re proud of our history and making big plans for our future. What remains the same is our commitment to our students. We guarantee that you’ll graduate with the education, professional skills, experience, network, and mentors to land a job and launch your career. Employers trust our college to produce interns and employees who can get big things done.
Thomas College prepares students for success in their personal and professional lives, and for leadership and service in their communities.
At Thomas College (Waterville, Maine), we've built our entire curriculum to get you employed when you graduate. Not merely employed - but starting a career that puts your passions and talents to work in your field of study. We're so confident our career-oriented programs will help you land your first job, we guarantee you'll have a job within six months of graduation.
Whether you're a budding entrepreneur, a computer whiz, a future accountant or a sports fanatic, Thomas has a program of study that will prepare you with the skills and knowledge to succeed. From the start, students receive the personal attention that builds a strong foundation for your future. Career Services is a lifetime benefit available to Thomas students and alumni whenever needed.
Located on 120 acres of woods and fields along the historic Kennebec River, Thomas is a highly residential campus. Student can play 13 NCAA Division 3 sports or intramurals - or join more than 40 clubs and organizations.
From internships to networking opportunities to our Guaranteed Job Program, Thomas offers you the expertise and support to have the career you're dreaming of. Go beyond education and take advantage of all that Thomas College has to offer.