Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

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Thomas Jefferson University offers 153-degree programs and 27 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 15:1. 1 high safety campus. 31.9% are women, and 68.1% are men. 3% percents of international students. Average salary after attending is $86,300, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in 2 years.


Types of financial aids


428 of Thomas Jefferson University undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 48 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Thomas Jefferson University number 160 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Pennsylvania.

Students at Thomas Jefferson University awarded 2 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal student loans.

Salary After Attending


According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services


Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Services and programs are not available to veterans, military servicemembers, or their families

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Thomas Jefferson University.

Weekend/evening college

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Thomas Jefferson University is 15:1, that means that for every 15 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Number of international students


Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In Thomas Jefferson University the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Thomas Jefferson University and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Pennsylvania.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Thomas Jefferson University

The campus located by 1020 Walnut St address in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Thomas Jefferson University in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Thomas Jefferson University with 0.26% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Thomas Jefferson University are aggravated assault, robbery, and burglary.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Thomas Jefferson University offers 153 programs in total: 45 are for Master's degree, 33 - for Doctor's degree-research/scholarship programs, 27 - for Bachelor's degree, 18 - for Postbaccalaureate certificate, 12 - for Post-master's certificate, and 3 are Associate's degree.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 44 universities in Philadelphia county. Thomas Jefferson University is one of the few institutions in Philadelphia that offers an Associate's degree program.


Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 27 distance learning programs that are provided in the Thomas Jefferson University: 9 are for Post-master's certificate, 6 - for Master's degree, 3 - for Bachelor's degree, 3 - for Doctor's degree-research/scholarship programs and 3 are Postbaccalaureate certificate.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be entirely online as well as partially online and contain real-time elements. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.


Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Pennsylvania state average data to help you compare.


Thomas Jefferson University provides coursework for undergraduate students, graduate students and students with doctors professional practice.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 1031 students with 30939 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 1102 with 26457 credit hours. The doctors professional practice enrollment was 1541 students.


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Location & Website

Address: 1020 Walnut Street


Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +2159556000

Institution is active in current year: 1

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