Apply as a Transfer Student

Some programs at Jefferson have specific application and prerequisite requirements. Learn more about the application process on the program websites below for the following academic offerings:

The instructions below are for our undergraduate programs in Architecture, Business, Design, Engineering, Fashion & Textiles, Health, Science and Social Sciences:

To apply, submit an application on MyJefferson or Common Application along with a fee of $50.

After submitting the application, you will receive instructions on how to submit your supporting application materials listed below through your online MyJefferson account. If you prefer, you may also mail your materials to:

Thomas Jefferson University
Undergraduate Application Document Processing
4201 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144

You will receive a MyJefferson identification number via email once you submit your application for admission. Be sure to include your name and MyJefferson ID on all documents that you mail to Jefferson.

Supporting Materials

Transcripts: Official transcripts should be sent electronically to or mailed to the address above.

High School Transcripts: Submit an official high school transcript if you’ve completed fewer than 30 college credits.

SAT/ACT Exam Results: Students who have completed fewer than 30 college credits and have not yet completed a college level math course, are required to submit SAT/ACT scores.

Letter of Recommendation: Submit one letter of reference that provides insight into your academic competence. A reference from a university or college professor or counselor is encouraged. You may request recommendations through your MyJefferson account.

Personal Essay: Submit a writing sample to share more information about yourself, your education journey and/or why you are interested in joining the Jefferson community. Please review the instructions when submitting your application since some programs require applicants to address a specific topic.

Portfolio: Students applying to Architecture or Fashion Design must submit a portfolio.

Additional Requirements for International Coursework

Students who have taken coursework outside of the United States should submit a course-by-course academic credential evaluation from a National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) member credentialing organization. Applicants who do not have a NACES evaluation are required to submit official transcripts, along with an official English translation, to Jefferson for review. Thomas Jefferson University reserves the right to outsource student academic credentials to our NACES member partner for evaluation.

International Applicants

At Jefferson, we set a high priority on the exchange of ideas, research, and education with members of the international community. Learn more about specific requirements for international applicants.

Application Deadlines

All supporting materials must be received by the deadline in order to be considered complete and eligible for review.

Spring Priority Application Deadline: December 1
Fall Priority Application Deadline:
June 1


Contact us for more information about how to apply for admission and your application status.


Phone: 215-951-2800