Thomas Jefferson University

Jefferson is rewriting the rules and resetting the odds. We are changing higher education to provide our students with unparalleled value. Through our distinctive and award-winning 21st-century curriculum, we are preparing students with the skills they need to succeed and lead now and in the future of work. At Jefferson, we are helping you to redefine what’s humanly possible.

We are a university with preeminence in transdisciplinary, experiential professional education, research and discovery, delivering exceptional value for 21st century students with excellence in architecture, business, design, fashion, engineering, health science, and textiles infused with the liberal arts.

Programs of Study

Thomas Jefferson University offers a wide variety of undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs, spanning across all of our campuses.  At the new Jefferson, born out of the merger of Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University, you will collaborate with your peers across disciplines and redraw the limits and slice through every standard and norm that exists.

Undergraduate


Jefferson offers more than 40 undergraduate programs, with a wide range of areas of interest from Fashion and Textiles, to Architecture, to a variety of Health Programs. Our faculty members are well versed and connected in their field and prepare our students to enter the workforce with real world experience and knowledge to advance to the top of their profession. Learn more at Jefferson.edu/Academics.

Graduate

Push your education beyond the classroom and gain real-life experience. With more than 70 professional and graduate degree programs to choose from, stemming from top ranked health programs to graduate design programs, your future starts here. Learn more at Jefferson.edu/Academics.

Sports

Thomas Jefferson University student athletes like to play as hard as they work. With 17 men’s and women’s NCAA teams, countless athletic clubs, and state-of-the-art facilities, it’s easy to be a part of the athletic community. Become an athlete, join a club or cheer on your fellow Rams!

The Gallagher Athletic, Recreation and Convocation Center on our East Falls Campus offers state-of-the-art fitness equipment and additional features.

Our Center City Campus offers a fully equipped gym, full-length basketball court, and Olympic sized swimming pool in the basement of our Jefferson Alumni Hall. 

All athletic facilities are available to students at no additional cost.

Learn more: JeffersonRams.com

Activities

Our distinctive academic curriculum is just one of the many reasons our students enroll at Jefferson. They are motivated to learn about the world around them in a community of curious creators. With residential campuses in and around the Philadelphia area offering student athletics, activities and access to the culture, art and cuisine of one of the most diverse cities in the country, there is no shortage of inspiration, things to do, and fun.

Learn more: Jefferson.edu/life-at-jefferson

Visitor Information

We are committed to creating comprehensive visit opportunities for you and your family. Learn more at Jefferson.edu/Visit.

Faculty

Total: 1,389

Students

Total: 8,105; Undergrad: 3,734; Graduate: 4,371

Student/Faculty Ratio

13:1

Admissions Office

4201 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144

215-951-2800

Financial Aid

4201 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19144 | financialaid@jefferson.edu | 215-951-2940