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Thiel College
Greenville, PA
Thiel, founded in 1866, is a private, church-affiliated college. Its 135-acre campus is located in Greenville, 80 miles north of Pittsburgh.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 926
   Women 426 (46.0%)
   Men 500 (54.0%)
Graduate Students Not reported
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 61% of 2,275 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.10
SAT Math 469 average
380-390 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 462 average
410-420 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 20 average
17-18 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance $45,340
  Tuition and Fees $29,740
  Room and Board $11,700
Average Percent of Need Met 66%
Average Freshman Award $24,533
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 57
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 32% of classes
10-19 students: 32% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Greenville Population 5,895
Nearest Metropolitan Area Cleveland, Pittsburgh
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 95% of freshmen, 92% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Tomcat/Lady Cat
Sororities 28% of women participate
Fraternities 24% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.0% Asian
9.5% Black/African-American
1.8% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
79.2% White
6.5% Unknown
International Students 4.3% from 10 countries
First-Year Students Returning 67.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 26.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported