Tuition & Fees

$41,715

$41,715

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
38%
500-599
49%
400-499
8%
700-800
6%
600-699
25%
500-599
60%
400-499
9%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
0
400-499
0
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
12%
24-29
42%
18-23
35%
12-17
11%
30-36
10%
24-29
45%
18-23
40%
12-17
5%
30-36
13%
24-29
41%
18-23
42%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

27%

male

73%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,635
Declined + 1,887
Total Received 4,522
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Private (nonprofit)

3,604

undergraduate students

4,227

graduate students

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Lists & Rankings

Thomas Jefferson University does not appear on any Lists or Rankings

Most Popular Majors

  1. Architecture
  2. Accounting
  3. Fashion Merchandising
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Codes

SAT 2666
ACT 3668

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Location

School Facts

Thomas Jefferson University, established in 2018, is a private, coeducational university with a main campus located in Philadelphia. The university is a merger of the former Philadelphia University, founded in 1884, and the former Thomas Jefferson University, founded in 1824 as an upper-division health sciences university.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 7,831
Established in 1884
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CoA-NA (Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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Philadelphia, PA

100-acre, suburban campus in Philadelphia (population: 1,580,863), seven miles from downtown; branch campus in Bucks County. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Thomas Jefferson University
1020 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
34%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
83%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
2 fraternities 1% of male students
 
1 sororities 1% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
25%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
82%
Bottom 1/2
18%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
38%
500-599
49%
400-499
8%
700-800
6%
600-699
25%
500-599
60%
400-499
9%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
0
400-499
0
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
12%
24-29
42%
18-23
35%
12-17
11%
30-36
10%
24-29
45%
18-23
40%
12-17
5%
30-36
13%
24-29
41%
18-23
42%
12-17
4%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,635
Declined + 1,887
Total Received 4,522

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Essay
Recommendations

Considered

Extracurricular activities
Interview
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

John Witherington
Director of Admissions
P: 800 951-7287
F: 215 951-2907
admissions@philau.edu

Financial Aid

60%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$28,738

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $40,680
Room $6,495
Board $7,386
Additional fees $1,035
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $57,196
Average Financial Aid - $28,738
Total with Avg. Aid $28,458

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,589,798
State $2,438,118
Institutional $40,069,801
Other external $715,413
Total $48,813,130

Non-need-based

Federal $388,135
State
Institutional $5,465,472
Other external $62,326
Total $5,915,933
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
April 15

State aid form
April 15

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 215 951-2940
F: 215 951-2907
admissions@philau.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Lisa Cooper
Director of Financial Aid
cooperl@philau.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track (indoor)
track (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, indoor soccer, racquetball ball, step team, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Tom Shirley (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Rose Kelly (women's)
Associate Director Of Athletics/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
New York Collegiate Athletic Conference, Atlantic Soccer Conference
Mascot
Rams

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Animation/Digital Media
Applied Health Economics/Outcomes Research
Architectural Studies
Architecture
Athletic Training
Behavioral/Health Services
Biochemistry
Biochemistry/Molecular Pharmacology
Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Biopsychology
Biotechnology
Business Administration/Innovation
Business Management
Cardiac Sonography
Cell Biology/Regenerative Medicine
Cell/Developmental Biology
Chemistry
Clinical Research
Communication
Community/Trauma Counseling
Computed Tomography
Construction Management
Couple/Family Therapy
Cytotechnology
Disaster Medicine/Management
Emergency Medicine
Engineering
Fashion Design
Fashion Design Management
Fashion Merchandising/Management
Finance
Forensic Biology
Forensic Toxicology
General Sonography
Genetics/Genomics/Cancer Biology
Geospatial Technology for Geodesign
Graphic Design Communications
Health Care Systems
Health Policy
Health Professions Management
Health Sciences
Health Services Management
Health Services Management/Information Systems
Health/Human Services/Radiologic Technology
Historic Preservation
Human Genetics/Genetic Counseling
Human Resources Management
Immunology/Microbial Pathogenesis
Industrial Design
Information Technology
Information Technology Management
Interactive Design/Development
Interior Architecture
Interior Design
International Business
Invasive Cardiovascular Technology
Landscape Architecture
Law Enforcement Leadership
Law/Society
Leadership in Emergency Services
Leadership in Homeland Security
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Management
Marketing
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Dosimetry
Medical Laboratory Sciences
Medical Physics
Medicine
Microbiology/Immunology
Midwifery
Neuroscience
Nuclear Medicine
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Organizational Leadership
Pharmacology
Pharmacy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant Studies
Population Health
Population Health Intelligence
Population Health Sciences
Pre-Medical Studies
Professional Communication/Emerging Media
Psychology
Public Health
Radiation Therapy
Radiography
Radiologic/Imaging Sciences
Real Estate Development
Strategic Leadership
Surface Imaging
Sustainable Design
Taxation
Textile Design
Textile Engineering
Textile Engineering/Sciences
Textile Materials Technology
User Experience/Interaction Design
Vascular Sonography
Web Design/Development
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Architecture
  2. Accounting
  3. Fashion Merchandising

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

7,831

total students

63%

in-state

37%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

46%

3,604
students

Female
73%
2,615

Male
27%
989

54%

4,227
students

Female
66%
2,792

Male
34%
1,435

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

2,942
students

Female
72%
2,112

Male
28%
830

19%

662
students

Female
76%
503

Male
24%
159

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

52%

Transfer applicants accepted

63%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 15

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

85%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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