Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, PA

Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$41,715

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
5
25th
38
75th
6
25th
25
75th
12
25th
42
75th
10
25th
45
75th
13
25th
41
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undergraduateRatios

27%

male

73%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Selective

58%

acceptance rate

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

3,604

undergraduate students

4,227

graduate students

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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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 7,831
Established in 1884
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

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
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
5
25th
38
75th
6
25th
25
75th
12
25th
42
75th
10
25th
45
75th
13
25th
41

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

58%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Not Reported

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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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Financial Aid

60%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$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 Office


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

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

82%

2,942
students

Female
72%
2,112

Male
28%
830

18%

662
students

Female
76%
503

Male
24%
159

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
55%
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 Enrollment

716

Transfer applicants enrolled

20%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: July 15

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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