Thomas Jefferson University

Thomas Jefferson University, located in center city Philadelphia, is an academic medical center dedicated to health sciences education and research. The University and Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals are partners in educating the health professionals of tomorrow, discovering knowledge that will define the future of clinical care and providing excellent clinical and compassionate care for patients in the Philadelphia region.

Jefferson Medical College began educating physicians in 1824. Today, Thomas Jefferson University offers degrees ranging from doctorate to associate, in medicine, basic sciences, health professions, nursing, pharmacy and population health.


Admissions Office

Health Professions, Nursing,
Pharmacy & Population Health:

130 S 9th Street, Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 503-8890

Medical College:

1015 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 955-6983

College of Graduate Studies:

Jefferson Alumni Hall M-60
1020 Locust St
Philadelphia PA 19107-6799
(215) 503-4400

Office of Financial Aid Phone

(215) 955-2867

2010-2011 academic year Students

Full-Time: 2,514
Part-Time: 995


Full-Time: 1,115
Part-Time: 2,078


The Thomas Jefferson University Activities Office coordinates social, cultural and recreational programs for the entire Jefferson community. Students are encouraged to participate in many events occurring regularly throughout the year, including movie nights, entertainment programs and co-curricular programs and workshops. The Activities Office also offers a variety of ticket sales to professional sporting events, amusement parks, museums, performing arts and cultural attractions. The Activities Office provides administrative services to the over 100 student organizations.

The Activities Office is also responsible for managing the Jefferson-Independence Blue Cross Wellness Center, Jefferson’s multipurpose fitness and recreation facility and its many programs and services. The facility offers members the use of cardio and weight training areas, swimming pool, gymnasium, racquetball court, two group exercise studios, massage and Reiki studio, dry heat sauna and men’s and women’s locker rooms. Recreational programs and services including group exercise classes, fitness testing and exercise prescriptions, personal fitness training, massage therapy, intramural sports leagues and co-curricular courses such as dance lessons, SCUBA certification, swim lessons and tennis instruction are also available.

Programs of Study

Jefferson awards PhD, MD, PharmD, DPT, DNP, OTD, MS, BS, Associate degrees and certificates. Most of our undergraduate programs are upper division (junior and senior years). Some departments offer BS/MS degrees and accelerated programs for students with previous degrees.


MD. Joint programs are available in partnership with other schools: MD/PhD, MD/MPH, MD/MBA.


cell and developmental biology, microbiology, pharmacology, biochemistry and molecular biology, cell and developmental biology, genetics, immunology and microbial pathogenesis, molecular pharmacology and structural biology, neuroscience, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, infectious disease control and clinical research/trials.


health policy, public health (MPH), healthcare quality and safety, chronic care management, population health sciences, applied health economics and outcomes research. Joint programs are available from TJU and in partnership with other schools: MD/MPH, JD/MPH, MJ/MPH, MSN/MPH.


biotechnology, cytotechnology, medical laboratory sciences, couple and family therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, radiologic sciences, cardiac sonography, computed tomography, general sonography, invasive cardiovascular technology, MRI, medical dosimetry, nuclear medicine, PET/CT, radiation therapy, radiography, vascular sonography, health services management, health services management information systems, medical coding, medical practice management.


BSN, MSN (nurse anesthetist (CRNA), community systems administration, family nurse practitioner, acute care advanced practice nurse, adult advanced practice nurse, oncology advanced practice nurse, pediatric advanced practice nurse, neonatal nurse practitioner, nursing informatics and women’s health nurse practitioner), post-master’s certificates, DNP. Joint programs are available in partnership with Jefferson School of Population Health: MSN/MPH.



Visitor Info

Daily Campus tours are available for students who are interested in the Schools of Nursing, Health Professions, Pharmacy and Population Health. Information and Group Counseling Sessions are held for individual programs on a monthly basis. Open houses occur twice a year. Learn more on our website.

Directions to Campus

The Jefferson campus is located in center city Philadelphia, between 8th and 11th Streets and Chestnut and Locust Streets. Visit our website for directions.