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Thomas Jefferson University
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  • 4 Year
  • PHILADELPHIA, PA

Report Card

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

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Jefferson is a highly rated private university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,216 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Jefferson acceptance rate is 70%. Popular majors include Nursing, Family Practice and Pediatric Nursing, and Health Service Preparatory Studies. Graduating 70% of students, Jefferson alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $42,100.

About

4201 HENRY AVENUE
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19144
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference

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.

Jefferson Admissions

Acceptance Rate
70%
Application Deadline
March 1
SAT Range
1090-1270
ACT Range
20-27
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$29,255 / 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
$30,945 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
7:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
85%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 61 responses
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 72 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 72 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
6
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    84%
  • On Campus
    4%
  • Online
    12%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,216 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
567
Undergrads Over 25
26%
Pell Grant
34%
Varsity Athletes
9%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 48 responses
  • Dedicated to health science
    23%
  • Driven
    23%
  • Loud, average.
    17%
  • Motivated to succeed
    15%
  • High maintenance
    13%
  • Unique
    8%
  • Depressed
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
87%
Poll
42%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 76 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 96 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 47 responses
  • Beautiful campus.
    32%
  • Rigorous academic schedule
    23%
  • Innovative
    19%
  • Well balanced
    11%
  • overrated
    4%
  • a hint of everything
    2%
  • Busy
    2%

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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