Thomas provides a supportive learning environment that values the needs and goals of individual students. At Thomas, students discover and fulfill their unique potential. Each program at the College promotes professional excellence, informed by ethics and integrity. Thomas College’s mission is to prepare students for success in their personal and professional lives, and for leadership and service in their communities. In August of 2012 we welcomed the largest incoming class in the history of the College. The private, career-oriented College is committed to preparing its undergraduates for careers in business, technology and education. On average, 94 percent of Thomas graduates are hired in their field of study within 90 days of graduation. The College is so confident its undergraduate students will succeed that it guarantees employment in a student’s chosen field of study through a Guaranteed Job Program. In addition to the career-specific and liberal arts undergraduate courses, Thomas offers graduate degrees and continuing education courses. These programs serve a variety of professionals in central Maine who typically attend class while working full time and volunteering in their communities. The College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and is authorized by the state to award a Master of Business Administration degree, Master of Science, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Arts. It is a not-for-profit institution focused on the success of its students and alumni. A Thomas education is a complete experience. Students have access to a thriving academic community, supportive campus life, personal business internships, an assortment of athletic opportunities and an introduction to community service. With an average class size of 18 and a student to faculty ratio of 15:1, Thomas provides personalized attention, helping students realize their potential and secure well-paying jobs.