• Address: 4201 Henry Avenue • Philadelphia, PA 19144

  • Phone Number: (855) 865-5565

  • Website: https://online.jefferson.edu/

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About Thomas Jefferson University

Thomas Jefferson University was founded in 1824 as Jefferson Medical College and was focused on the importance of experiential learning. Later, the college merged with Philadelphia Textile School and hence the university was established in July 2017.

The mission of the university is to provide students with excellent value in 21st-century professional education. The university has 95% of undergraduate job success and graduates school placement rate. It is rich in resources with more than 4,000 faculty members. The programs at the university are designed to fit the modern professional world.

Thomas Jefferson University address is 4201 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144.

The student-faculty ratio of the university is 15:1 with a total population of 3,887.

Thomas Jefferson University Online

At the university, students can find the programs intended to prepare them for the jobs of tomorrow. The fully online programs are flexible. The relevant learning makes the students get success in their careers. It provides a world-class education at the fingertips.

Jefferson Blackboard or Jefferson Pulse is the learning management system of the university. The online programs are effectively delivered through this portal. The students can log in to the portal through Jefferson email. Through this, the students get personalized instructions. It also allows access to various online tools required for academics.


 Thomas Jefferson University Schools and Colleges

Jefferson College of Population Health Jefferson College of Health Professions
Jefferson College of Nursing Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Sciences
Jefferson College of Pharmacy Jefferson School of Continuing & Professional Studies
Jefferson College of Life Sciences Kanbar College of Design, Engineering & Commerce

Thomas Jefferson University Reviews 

 

Some of the student reviews are given below. The rankings are taken from US News. 

  • The campus is close to the city and it is pleasant during all the seasons. The teachers are really passionate about teaching and they put an extra effort to make the students understand all the course materials.

  • The administrative services and class schedules are really good. It always helps to maintain a work-study balance as the programs are designed for working students.

  • Students feel safe to walk around campus as there are many securities on duty. The health center offers various services to the students. The university believes that successful alumni are important for them.

 

Thomas Jefferson University Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit
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Headquartered at

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

FAFSA/Federal School Code

013549
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Institutional Accreditation

MSCHE
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Programmatic Accreditation

ACME, CCNE, COA, AOTA

Historically Black College or University

No

Facilities

Financial Aid, Veterans Friendly

Data Source: https://online.jefferson.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Thomas Jefferson University Campus Life

The main campus is located in Center City Philadelphia and the university provides students with values which are more than just great academics. The students can participate in many of the activities conducted by the university. Outside the campus, the students can explore the historic neighborhood.

Thomas Jefferson University Athletics

Both men and women actively take part in sports like Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, and track events with 17 men’s and women’s varsity teams. With several facilities provided, it is easy to be a part of the athletic community.

Thomas Jefferson University Health Services

The university cares about keeping the students and staffs healthy. There are many health services provided like vaccinations, screenings and more. The university expects that all students have adequate health insurance coverage and also offers health and dental plans for those without coverage.

Thomas Jefferson University Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 15: 1
Total Population 3,887
Student Population Full Time: 2,748 Part Time: 1,139
Gender Division Male: 30 % Female: 70 %

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Thomas Jefferson University Majors and Online Programs

Schools and Colleges in Thomas Jefferson University

College of Health Professions

Majors available

Health Science

College of Pharmacy

Majors available

Health Science

School of Continuing and Professional Studies

Majors available

Health Science Business Management

Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Majors available

Health Science

College of Architecture and the Built Environment

Majors available

History

College of Biomedical Sciences

Majors available

Aviation

College of Population Health

Majors available

Health Science

College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts

Majors available

Literature Health Science

College of Nursing

Majors available

Nursing

Kanbar College of Design Engineering and Commerce

Majors available

Interdisciplinary Studies

School of Business Administration

Majors available

Business Management

School of Design and Engineering

Majors available

Interdisciplinary Studies Political Science

Thomas Jefferson University Admissions and Application Requirements

Thomas Jefferson University Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $50
Graduate Application Fee $50

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Thomas Jefferson University Financial Aid and Scholarships

The 'office of student financial aid' assists the students in securing the federal, state, and institutional aids. The students are requested to fill the FAFSA form to know about the financial requirements and eligibility. The Thomas Jefferson University federal school code is 013549.

The Federal-Aid includes Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Work-Study, and Federal Primary Care Loan Program.

The State Aid includes the Pennsylvania State Grant.

The Institutional Aid covered by the university includes Thomas Jefferson University Loan Program, Warren C. Batroff Scholarship, Dr. James D. Beach Memorial Scholarship and many others.


Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,309 An Undergraduate student. U.S. National or Eligible Immigrant. June 30th, 2018
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Varies U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen. Maintain satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2018
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal work-study Varies U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Maintain satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2018
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $9,841 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Enrolled half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds. June 30th, 2018
Direct PLUS Loan $9,841 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Enrolled half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds. June 30th, 2018
Graduate PLUS Loan $9,841 Enrolled at least half-time.U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen June 30th, 2018
Federal Primary Care Loan Program $9,841 Medical students only June 30th, 2018
Federal Nursing Loan Program $4,000 Nursing students only June 30th, 2018
Direct Unsubsidized Loan $9,841 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Enrolled half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds. June 30th, 2018

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Aid

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pennsylvania State Grant Varies Pennsylvania residents, undergraduates, enrolled at least half-time. June 30th, 2018

Data Source: https://online.jefferson.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Institutional Aid

Institutional Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Thomas Jefferson University Loan Program Varies Undergraduate and graduate students with demonstrated financial needs Varies
Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Warren C. Batroff Scholarship Varies Students must have completed their first year of medicine. Students should have a substantial need and high scholastic standing Varies
Dr. James D. Beach Memorial Scholarship Varies Academic merit, demonstrated institutional commitment, and/or community service Varies
Dr. John C. Beard, Jr. and Ursula P. Beard Scholarship Varies Demonstrated financial need. Varies
Carl E. Becker, MD Scholarship Varies Demonstrated financial need. Varies
J. Edward Berk, M.D. ’36 Scholarship Varies Academic excellence, Demonstrated financial need. Varies

Data Source: https://online.jefferson.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 20% $4,241
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 26 $14,976
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 12 $15,105
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 14 $14,866

Data Source: https://online.jefferson.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Thomas Jefferson University Library

The mission of the Scott Memorial Library is to strengthen the educational, clinical, and research activities of the community. The staff at the library provide assistance to the students in accessing the library resources.

The latest technology in the library makes accessing resources easier for everyone. Computer classrooms and laptop lending are provided by the library. It also provides the students with wireless access to seek information on the go. 

Thomas Jefferson University Rankings

  • The university ranks 15th in 'Regional Universities-North'.

  • It ranks 30th in 'Best Value Schools'.

  • It ranks 5th in 'Most Innovative Schools'.

  • The Engineering Programs rank between 190-206 (Doctorate)

Thomas Jefferson University FAQ's

  How is an online setup at Thomas Jefferson University?


Jefferson Blackboard or Jefferson Pulse is the learning management system of the university. The online programs are effectively delivered through this portal. The students can log in to the portal through Jefferson email.

  Does Thomas Jefferson University provide online programs?


Yes, Thomas Jefferson University offers 58 online programs across 12 majors.

  What is the total cost on masters at Thomas Jefferson University?


The total cost on masters at Thomas Jefferson University is $39,808.

  Is Thomas Jefferson University accredited?


Yes, Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSCHE).

  What SAT score do you need to get into Thomas Jefferson University?


A minimum SAT score of 950 is required to get entrolled.

  Where is the headquarters of Thomas Jefferson University?


The headquarters of Thomas Jefferson University is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

  What is the application fee for the Thomas Jefferson University?


The application fee for the Thomas Jefferson University is $50.

  Does Thomas Jefferson University have an elibrary?


No, Thomas Jefferson University do not have an elibrary facility. 

  What is the Federal School Code of the Thomas Jefferson University?


The Federal School Code of the Thomas Jefferson University is 013549.

  What are the facilities available at Thomas Jefferson University?


Thomas Jefferson University is offering financial aid for their students and it is a veterans friendly university.

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