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Thiel College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religious belief, national origin, ancestry, age or non-job related handicap as those items are defined under applicable law. This policy of nondiscrimination applies in connection with admission to and participation in all programs and activities sponsored by Thiel College and to all employment practices of Thiel College.
SCHOLARSHIPS & FINANCIAL AID More than 98% of students receive some form of financial assistance.
STUDENT-TO-FACULTY ratio is 13-to-1.
LIVING ON CAMPUS 85% of students live on campus in nearly 30 residence halls, apartments, theme houses and townhouses.
ATHLETICS & ACTIVITIES 24 athletic teams, most at the NCAA Division III level, more than 50 student organizations/activities, one local and three national fraternities, and four national sororities.
ACCREDITATION Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, Pennsylvania Department of Education, Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation, American Chemical Society.
AREAS OF STUDY More than 60 majors, minors and areas of study.
DEGREES OFFERED Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Associate of Arts, Associate of Science.
LOCATION Thiel College is located in Greenville, Pa., a small town in the heart of Western Pennsylvania’s hill country.
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ABOUT THIEL Founded as Thiel Hall in Monaca, Pa., in 1866 as a co-educational institution; chartered by Pennsylvania in 1870 and moved to Greenville, Pa., in 1871; affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
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See www.thiel.edu/commitment for if you need an extra semester to finish your
“The Thiel Commitment,” which lists the degree because of “extras” like internships,
promises we keep for our students. Sign service learning and study abroad
up to chat on connect.thiel.edu, Thiel’s own social network. Start making
connections with future students, current
students, faculty, staff and alumni.
experiences. Your co-curricular transcript and
e-Portfolio system will help showcase to future
employers and professional schools what
you’ve accomplished during your college
years. Be transformed at Thiel!
When you commit to Thiel, we commit
Thiel offers a solid liberal arts curriculum plus
1,100 to you – for life! With 1,100 students as
relevant experience in your chosen profession. your friends, and a beautiful campus
We offer career discernment help for on 135 wooded acres, you’ll get the
undecided majors and first-year exploratory full college experience. Check out the
programs without locking into a major. All Thiel Web site and schedule a campus
academic programs can be completed in four visit today at www.thiel.edu/visit.
years, but our ninth-semester tuition is waived We’re just 90 minutes from Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Erie – the Golden Triangle of
Opportunity – close enough for big-city entertainment and internships, but far enough
away to stay focused on your studies. Mercer County is known for gently rolling hills,
lakes, parks and one of the largest outlet malls in the U.S. Plan on plenty of hiking,
biking, camping, boating and shopping.
There’s nothing like studying with professors (not teaching assistants)
Be innovative! Combine two or
who love what they do. Our 120
of study, like Culinary Arts with
the friendly atmosphere and high-quality
wanted to teach in a small private
Business or Commercial Art with
liberal arts institution. The close
network in their fields and get students
with my student tour guide. I chose Thiel for
finishing my Ph.D., but I really
more of our 60 majors and areas
faculty members perform research,
involved. Travel with your history
relationships with my students –
professor to a conference in
that’s what keeps me here. JOYCE CUFF PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGY AND PAUL M. RIKE, PROFESSOR OF LIFE SCIENCES
Pittsburgh. Monitor water stream
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When I visited, I felt like I could ask anything
I did cancer research after
quality with your chemistry professor. Caring guidance is part of the Thiel
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With more than 85% of our students living on campus, you’ll be adding many names to your social networking circle.
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than 50 clubs and organizations to R E L E VA N T T O Y O U
Imagine attending a college where top accounting students meet with the Big Four accounting firms each year. Or where art students can attend the Art Institute of Pittsburgh for one year. Or where neuroscience students do internships with a local business to help research cutting edge devices for neurosurgical procedures – like deep brain stimulation and recording. Whatever your major, you’ll get connected professionally in your field. And with 10,000 alums for
10,000 networking, be ready to experience amazing advantages in your chosen career.
With a student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1,
Thiel is one of the least expensive private colleges
you will receive individual attention from
in western Pennsylvania. With our competitive
best career preparation possible.
MAJORS Accounting Actuarial Studies (BS) Binary Engineering Biology Biology/Conservation Business Administration/Advertising Business Administration/Finance Business Administration/General Business Administration/ Human Resources Business Administration/ Management Business Administration/Marketing Business Communication Chemistry Chemistry/ACS Certification (BS) Commercial Art Communication Sciences & Disorders (BA/BS) Communication Studies Computer Science Culinary Arts
Criminal Justice Studies Cytotechnology E-Commerce (BS) Early Childhood/Special Education English/Literature English/Writing Environmental Chemistry Environmental Science (BS) Fine Art Forensic Accounting History International Business Management Information Systems (BS) Mathematics Media Communication Medical Technology Neuroscience Parish Education Philosophy Physics (BS) Political Science Psychology
Religion Sociology Theology & Youth Ministry Web Development (BS) Undeclared COOPERATIVE PROGRAMS Art Institute of Pittsburgh Binary Engineering (3+2 Program) Business Administration Culinary Program Cytotechnology (3+1 Program) Forestry and Environmental Management Medical Technology (3+1 Program) Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science ASSOCIATE DEGREES Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies Associate of Arts in Accounting Associate of Arts in Management Information Systems Associate of Science Associate of Science in Web Development Associate of Science in E-Commerce
back times. Hot Tubs in the Quad,
anyone? Be involved and get connected!
98% of our students receive financial assistance.
mentored as you experience both
concerts, speakers and fun, just-kicking-
expensive than regional public schools. More than
We’ll make sure you get challenged and
most at NCAA Division III. Count on
scholarships and access to grants, we are often less
your professors. You are important to us.
theoretical and practical learning for the
choose from, as well as 24 varsity sports,
MINORS Accounting Biology/Behavioral Biology/Food & Agriculture Biology/Medical Biology/Wildlife Biochemistry Business Administration/General Chemistry Church Music Coaching Communication Studies Computer Science Economics English Environmental Chemistry Fine Art History Individualized Minor International Studies Legal Studies Math
Media Communication Music Parish Education Performing Arts Philosophy Physics Political Science Pre-Ministry Psychology Religion Sociology Theatre PRE-PROFESSIONAL Cytotechnology Binary Engineering Education Medical Technology Mortuary Science Pre-Dental Pre-Law Pre-Medical
Pre-Ministry Pre-Occupational Therapy Pre-Optometry Pre-Pharmacy Pre-Physician Assistant Pre-Physical Therapy Pre-Podiatry Pre-Veterinary EDUCATION PROGRAMS Early Childhood/Special Education Secondary Education Certification • Biology • General Science • Chemistry • Mathematics • Citizenship • Physics • English • Social Studies
ORGANIZATIONS Just a sample of the many organizations on campus: American Chemical Society (ACS) Beta Beta Beta (biology honorary) Circle K College Republicans Endymion (yearbook) English Club Habitat for Humanity Interfraternity Council (IFC) Kappa Mu Epsilon (math honorary) Lambda Sigma (sophomore honorary) Les Lauriers (senior honorary) Lutheran Student Movement Men’s Leadership National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) Newman Society Organization of Black Collegiates (OBC) Panhellenic Council Phi Alpha Theta (history honorary)
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Psi Chi (psychology honorary) Psychology Club Sigma Tau Delta (English honorary) Ski Club Student Paranormal Informative Research & Investigation Team (SPIRIT) Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) TCTV (tv station) The Thielensian (student newspaper) Thiel Christian Fellowship (TCF) Thiel Players Thiel Shooting Club Thiel Soldiers Gospel Choir Thiel Tomcat Marching Pride Thiel World Organization (TWO) Tomcats Inspiring Hope Women Inspiring the Next Generation (WING) WXTC (Thiel radio)
ATHLETICS Baseball Basketball Cheer Cross Country Dance Football Golf Indoor Track & Field Lacrosse Outdoor Track & Field Soccer Softball Tennis Volleyball Wrestling
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