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Highlights

Overview

Jefferson—established in 2017 as a merger of Philadelphia University (founded in 1884) and Thomas Jefferson University (founded in 1824)—is a private, nonprofit university with degree programs in architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion, health, medicine, science, textiles and more. Jefferson enrolls around 8,000 students with two campuses and a robust online platform. With 9 colleges—Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Kanbar College of Design Engineering and Commerce, College of Architecture and the Built Environment, College of Biomedical Sciences, College of Health Professions, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, College of Population Health, and College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts—Jefferson offers 160+ degree programs.

Accreditation, Tuition & Admissions

Accreditation and Approvals

Jefferson is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

Tuition

1Excludes some programs, including iMBA, Certificate of Advanced Studies in Trauma Counseling, D.Mgt. in Strategic Leadership, M.S. in Industrial Design, M.S. in Midwifery, Doctorate in Midwifery, M.S. in Physician Assistant Studies, and Strategic Design MBA.

Admissions

Jefferson's admission prerequisites and application requirements vary by program.

Freshman applicants must submit ACT/SAT scores, official transcripts, a letter of recommendation, and a personal essay.

Transfer applicants must submit all previous college transcripts, a letter of recommendation, and a personal essay stating reasons for transferring and current goals. If they've completed less than 30 hours of college course credit, transfer students must also submit ACT/SAT scores and official high school transcripts.

International students also must submit proof of English language proficiency, a letter of recommendation, a personal essay, and an official course-by-course evaluation report of coursework completed outside of the US.

Graduate admissions requirements vary based on program.

Other Statistics

School Profile

1Excludes some programs, including iMBA, Certificate of Advanced Studies in Trauma Counseling, D.Mgt. in Strategic Leadership, M.S. in Industrial Design, M.S. in Midwifery, Doctorate in Midwifery, M.S. in Physician Assistant Studies, and Strategic Design MBA.

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