The College of Saints John Fisher & Thomas More
- The College of Saint Thomas More is an academic fellowship, faithful to the teaching and intellectual tradition of the Roman Catholic Church, sponsored and supported by its Board of Visitors, whose members represent learning in the Liberal Arts through their teaching and writing; invite into their company appropriately prepared students, both baccalaureate and occasional; who wish to share in this kind of learning; and guide them in attaining the educational objectives of the liberal arts curriculum through mastery and interpretation of the texts and ideas it represents. In addition to the formal learning proposed by its four-year curriculum, the College serves the metropolitan community by offering informal opportunities for learning in the liberal arts.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
|The College of Saints John Fisher & Thomas More||(TX) Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges||Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges|
|Institution Level||Less than 2 yrs||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Total Faculty||6 staff||76 staff|
|% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid||73%||78%|
|Median Debt for Graduates||-||-|
|Median Debt for Dropouts||-||-|
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- In the beginning, when the College was founded as the Saint Thomas More Institute in 1981, its teaching and learning activities were carried on in living rooms and hospital corridors. Our campus in the Merida-Bowie-Lubbock Streets block of Fort Worth was acquired beginning in 1985. The College offers a single curriculum in the liberal arts leading to the Bachelor of Arts Degree. Courses in Classical Languages, Philosophy, Theology, Literature, Mathematics and Interdisciplinary. The College of Saint Thomas More is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Bachelor of Arts degree.
The nearest community college to The College of Saints John Fisher & Thomas More is Tarrant County College District (3.2 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 50,595 students | 3.20 Mi1500 Houston St
Fort Worth,  TX  76102
(817) 515-8223 3.2050,595
- 204 students | 9.60 Mi5237 N Riverside Dr Ste 100
Fort Worth,  TX  76137
(817) 838-3000 9.60204
- 435 students | 9.60 Mi300 E. Loop 820
Fort Worth,  TX  76112
(817) 451-0017 9.60435
- 505 students | 17.00 Mi300 Six Flags Drive
Arlington,  TX  76011
(817) 652-7790 17.00505
- 947 students | 17.50 Mi2915 Alouette Drive
Grand Prairie,  TX  75052
(972) 660-5701 17.50947
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