Thomas More College (KY)

The ACHIEVE/CAP program at Thomas More College monitors all traditional students for academic success, with focus on first-time freshman.

Services for students include counseling, academic advising, professional and peer tutoring (particularly in English and mathematics), career counseling, a first-year seminar, a health/wellness center, engagement in clubs, cultural activities and athletics, undergraduate research, and experiential/service learning.

The institution's intervention strategies have a tailored approach. Students might be identified as being at-risk academically, socially, or financially.

Funding comes from the institution.

Bottom Line:  Since the implementation of the student success team, the college's first-time-student retention percentage has risen from the mid-50's/low 60's to the high 60's/low 70's.

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