Thiel College is a private, liberal arts, sciences and professional studies college in Greenville, Pennsylvania
Thiel College (pronounced “teel”) is related to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
is situated on a 135-acre (55 ha) campus in the small western Pennsylvania town of Greenville, which is about halfway between Cleveland and Pittsburgh. Thiel has an enrollment of 1,096. The student body is 54% male and 46% female. 58% of students are from Pennsylvania, while 36% are from other states and Puerto Rico, and the remaining 6% are international students. 20% of students are minority students. The college has a student:faculty ratio of about 13:1 and 68% of classes have 20 or fewer students.
The Thiel Tomcats compete in NCAA Division-III athletics, in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference.
Tomcats currently field teams in baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, cheerleading, dance, men’s and women’s cross country, football, men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s soccer, softball, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s and women’s indoor track & field, men’s and women’s outdoor track & field, men’s and women’s volleyball, and wrestling.
Thiel offers a variety of student life activities, clubs and organizations, and leadership opportunities, including 28 honorary societies and academic clubs, Greek life, leadership and service organizations, student government, a student theatre troupe, multicultural and religious groups, marching and concert bands, several choirs and much more. The Thiel Activities Board (TAB) provides a range of recreational activities.
Greek life at Thiel includes: Fraternities: Delta Sigma Phi, Kappa Sigma, Phi Theta Phi and Sigma Phi Epsilon; sororities: Alpha Xi Delta, Chi Omega, Sigma Kappa, and Zeta Tau Alpha.