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Thiel College

Thiel College is a private, liberal arts, sciences and professional studies college related to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Location

Address
75 College Ave
City
Greenville
State
PA

Contact Information

Stats

Total Undergrad enrollment
1100
In State Tuition Fees
24998
Out State Tuition Fees
24998
ACT Score
21
SAT Score
951
Grade Point Average(GPA)
3.07
Male Female Ratio
53:47
Acceptance Rate
69%
Student Faculty Ratio
14:01

Additional Information

College Type
Private
Religious Affiliation
Lutheran Church
Campus Housing
Yes
Mission Statement
Thiel College, an academic institution in the Lutheran tradition, empowers individuals to reach their full potential by assuring educational excellence, stimulating global awareness, promoting ethical and responsible leadership and preparing students for careers so that lives inspired by truth and freedom may be committed to service in the world.
Mascot
Husky
Colors
Blue Gold
Conference
Presidents"

College History

History

Thiel College started in 1866 following a meeting between the Rev. Dr.�William Passavant�and A. Louis Thiel. At the�Lutheran Church�Pittsburgh Synod convention in�Greensburg, Pennsylvania�in 1869, it was decided that Thiel Hall would become a college and serve western Pennsylvania. Thiel College began its corporate existence on September 1, 1870. Thiel College was originally located in Philipsburg, now�Monaca, Pennsylvania. It moved to Greenville in 1871.

College Specialty

Specialty

Thiel College, an academic institution in the Lutheran tradition, empowers individuals to reach their full potential by assuring educational excellence, stimulating global awareness, promoting ethical and responsible leadership, and preparing students for careers so that lives inspired by truth and freedom may be committed to service in the world.

Alumni

Alumni

Mark Funkhouser, Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri (2007�2011) Lynn Jones, former Major League Baseball (MLB) player (Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Royals), 1979�1986 Firdaus Kharas, Canadian director and producer of animation, film and television media Mark Nordenberg, Chancellor, University of Pittsburgh (1995- ) Tom Regan, professor and writer, Animal Rights Movement Carl Aaron Swensson, American Lutheran minister and founder of Bethany College Jack M. Wilson, President, University of Massachusetts (2003-2011)

Campus

Campus

Rural

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