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Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University)
  • 4 Year
  • PHILADELPHIA, PA

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

editorial

PhilaU is an above-average private university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,055 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the PhilaU acceptance rate is 66%. Popular majors include Nursing, Healthcare Management, and Family Practice and Pediatric Nursing. Graduating 70% of students, PhilaU alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $42,100.

About

1020 WALNUT STREET
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19107
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Philadelphia Admissions

Acceptance Rate
66%
Application Deadline
March 1
SAT Range
1070-1260
ACT Range
21-28
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$27,303 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$31,010 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
85%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 61 responses
72%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 65 responses
52%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 65 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
11
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
10
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    19%
  • On Campus
    72%
  • Online
    10%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,055 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
610
Undergrads Over 25
18%
Pell Grant
36%
Varsity Athletes
10%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 42 responses
  • Dedicated to health science
    26%
  • Driven
    21%
  • Loud, average.
    19%
  • High maintenance
    14%
  • Motivated to succeed
    14%
  • Unique
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
88%
Poll
41%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 69 responses
Poll
45%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 89 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 40 responses
  • Beautiful campus.
    33%
  • Innovative
    23%
  • Rigorous academic schedule
    23%
  • Well balanced
    10%
  • a hint of everything
    3%
  • Busy
    3%
  • Diverse
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$51,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
70%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 40 responses

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