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Rewarding. Impressive.
Rewarding. Impressive.
AND TOTALLY WORTH IT.
To say that a Thomas Jefferson University education is worth it is an understatement. After all, how do you measure the value of an education that gives you access to the kinds of opportunities you won't find anywhere else?
Jefferson is a
one-of-a-kind
learning environment.
Watch what
we're all
about.
Our number one priority is providing you with a rich academic experience that connects you to the real world, starting with your first day on campus.
18
Students
Our average class size
13:1
Student-to-
Faculty
Ratio
Our Award-Winning
Our Award-Winning
Nexus Learning Approach
Jefferson graduates get jobs.
It's that simple.
You'll spend your time at Jefferson getting the experience you need to gain a unique competitive advantage—it's the professional edge companies are looking for. This is the idea behind Nexus Learning. It’s collaborative, hands on and infused with the liberal arts. You’ll work on real-world challenges in teams of students, faculty and industry partners in a classroom setting. From Day One, you’re treated like the professional you’re training to be.
Partners Include:
  • Comcast
  • DuPont
  • Excel Brands and Isaac Mizrahi
  • Federal-Mogul
  • Georgia Pacific
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Macy's
  • NASA
  • QVC
  • Target
  • Toys"R"Us
  • Verizon
The result:
Jefferson graduates are innovative leaders with the experience and skills that 21st-century employers want most. In fact, many of our students have turned their Nexus industry projects and internships into job offers—even before graduation.
40
industry partners
working on Nexus
projects with Jefferson
students
95%

As a result of our Nexus Learning approach, the support of our faculty and departments like the award-winning Marianne Able Career Services Center, our graduates have achieved job success and graduate school acceptance rates of 95 percent.

Check out a few of our
many student projects here:
95%

As a result of our Nexus Learning approach, the support of our faculty and departments like the award-winning Marianne Able Career Services Center, our graduates have achieved job success and graduate school acceptance rates of 95 percent.

Check out a few of our
many student projects here:
Our students are recognized nationally and internationally for their work.
their recent
accolades include:
What about
internships?
Learning by Doing is part of the Jefferson DNA, and it isn't happening on this scale anywhere else.
Year after year, Jefferson students intern at
Top
companies
across the country

Internships Include:

  • Anthropologie
  • BAYADA Home Health Care
  • Bloomingdale’s
  • Boxwood Architects
  • Comcast
  • Defense Logistics Agency
  • Destination Maternity Corporation
  • DKNY
  • Dorsky + Yue International Architecture, LLC
  • Elle Magazine
  • EXPRESS
  • Federal-Mogul SP
  • GAP INC.
  • Giorgio Armani Corporation
  • Honeywell
  • Janice Martin Couture
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Liberty Mechanical Services
  • Lilly Pulitzer
  • Made in America Yarns
  • Michael Kors
  • MILSPRAY Military Technologies
  • Nordstrom
  • Oscar De La Renta
  • PA Office of Attorney General
  • Penn Medicine
  • Philadelphia Flyers
  • Phillips & Associates Architects
  • PVH
  • QVC
  • Robert W. Adler & Associates
  • Sunbury Textile Mills, Inc.
  • Target Corporation
  • Tommy Hilfiger
  • Urban Outfitters, Inc.
  • Wallace Roberts & Todd
  • Wawa Inc.
Year after year, Jefferson students intern at
Top
companies
across the country

Internships Include:

  • Anthropologie
  • BAYADA Home Health Care
  • Bloomingdale’s
  • Boxwood Architects
  • Comcast
  • Defense Logistics Agency
  • Destination Maternity Corporation
  • DKNY
  • Dorsky + Yue International Architecture, LLC
  • Elle Magazine
  • EXPRESS
  • Federal-Mogul SP
  • GAP INC.
  • Giorgio Armani Corporation
  • Honeywell
  • Janice Martin Couture
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Liberty Mechanical Services
  • Lilly Pulitzer
  • Made in America Yarns
  • Michael Kors
  • MILSPRAY Military Technologies
  • Nordstrom
  • Oscar De La Renta
  • PA Office of Attorney General
  • Penn Medicine
  • Philadelphia Flyers
  • Phillips & Associates Architects
  • PVH
  • QVC
  • Robert W. Adler & Associates
  • Sunbury Textile Mills, Inc.
  • Target Corporation
  • Tommy Hilfiger
  • Urban Outfitters, Inc.
  • Wallace Roberts & Todd
  • Wawa Inc.
Year after year, Jefferson students intern at
Top
companies
across the country

Internships Include:

  • Anthropologie
  • BAYADA Home Health Care
  • Bloomingdale’s
  • Boxwood Architects
  • Comcast
  • Defense Logistics Agency
  • Destination Maternity Corporation
  • DKNY
  • Dorsky + Yue International Architecture, LLC
  • Elle Magazine
  • EXPRESS
  • Federal-Mogul SP
  • GAP INC.
  • Giorgio Armani Corporation
  • Honeywell
  • Janice Martin Couture
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Liberty Mechanical Services
  • Lilly Pulitzer
  • Made in America Yarns
  • Michael Kors
  • MILSPRAY Military Technologies
  • Nordstrom
  • Oscar De La Renta
  • PA Office of Attorney General
  • Penn Medicine
  • Philadelphia Flyers
  • Phillips & Associates Architects
  • PVH
  • QVC
  • Robert W. Adler & Associates
  • Sunbury Textile Mills, Inc.
  • Target Corporation
  • Tommy Hilfiger
  • Urban Outfitters, Inc.
  • Wallace Roberts & Todd
  • Wawa Inc.
An Experience that's tailored to you
Here you’ll find a close and supportive community of faculty and staff mentors who will help you carve out an experience that will help launch your dream career. Have an interest or hobby outside of your discipline?
We can make that happen.
Study Abroad
Jefferson students prepare to work in an increasingly connected world by collaborating with students across disciplines and across cultures.
Just some of the places they go:
An Experience that's tailored to you
Here you’ll find a close and supportive community of faculty and staff mentors who will help you carve out an experience that will help launch your dream career. Have an interest or hobby outside of your discipline?
We can make that happen.
Study Abroad
Jefferson students prepare to work in an increasingly connected world by collaborating with students across disciplines and across cultures.
Just some of the places they go:
An Experience that's tailored to you
Here you’ll find a close and supportive community of faculty and staff mentors who will help you carve out an experience that will help launch your dream career. Have an interest or hobby outside of your discipline?
We can make that happen.
Study Abroad
Jefferson students prepare to work in an increasingly connected world by collaborating with students across disciplines and across cultures.
Just some of the places they go:
Jefferson and Philly:
A Perfect Match

Philadelphia has always been an incubator of innovation, so it’s no wonder that Thomas Jefferson University feels right at home just minutes from Center City. Thomas Jefferson University gives you real-world learning opportunities that connect you directly with industry partners in your field. And what’s better? While you have easy access to other metropolises like New York, Baltimore and D.C., you’ll come back to a close-knit community on our classically collegiate campus.

Voted
Best City for Live Music
by Vivid Seats for the thriving and diverse live music scene, beating hubs like Nashville, Atlanta and New York.
No.3
Selected as the third must-see destination in the world by The New York Times.
Voted
Best City for Live Music
by Vivid Seats for the thriving and diverse live music scene, beating hubs like Nashville, Atlanta and New York.
No.3
Selected as the third must-see destination in the world by The New York Times.
Voted
Best City for Live Music
by Vivid Seats for the thriving and diverse live music scene, beating hubs like Nashville, Atlanta and New York.
No.3
Selected as the third must-see destination in the world for 2015 by The New York Times.
TOP 20
Philadelphia was featured on Fast Company's list of the top 20 most livable cities in the world for work and play balance.
GRADUATES THAT EMPLOYERS WANT TO HIRE
We know a college education is a significant investment, so choosing a college that offers a powerful return is more important than ever.
See how
our students are making the most of their Jefferson experience.

Graduate Schools
Include:

  • Columbia University
  • Drexel University Thomas R Kline School of Law
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • New York University
  • Temple University
  • University of Copenhagen
  • University of Massachusetts
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of the Sciences
  • Villanova University
Did
U
Know?
Jefferson's career services center received the Innovation Excellence Award for Student Engagement at a Small College.
What does that mean
for you?
It means we’re working overtime to make sure you’re set up for success.

Where are our grads working now?

  • Abercrombie & Fitch
  • Air Force Uniform Office
  • American Cancer Society
  • Anthropologie
  • Aramark
  • Bloomingdale’s
  • Burlington Stores, Inc.
  • BLT Architects
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Calvin Klein
  • Comcast
  • Cope Linder Architects
  • CVS Caremark Corporation
  • Destination Maternity
  • Digitas Health
  • EwingCole
  • Federal-Mogul
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Gap International
  • Georgia Pacific
  • Jacobs KlingStubbins
  • J. Crew
  • JP Morgan Chase & Co.
  • Kate Spade New York
  • Kohl's
  • KPMG
  • Macy’s
  • NASA
  • Nicole Miller
  • Nordstrom
  • Ogilvy
  • Pinnacle Health
  • Pep Boys
  • Phillips & Associates Architects
  • PNC
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • QVC
  • Ralph Lauren
  • Rothman Institute
  • SEI Investments
  • Serge Neville Studios
  • Stantec
  • Target
  • Under Armour Inc.
  • Uniqlo
  • Urban Outfitters
  • Verizon
  • Walt Disney Company
  • Abercrombie & Fitch
  • Air Force Uniform Office
  • American Cancer Society
  • Anthropologie
  • Aramark
  • Bloomingdale’s
  • Burlington Stores, Inc.
  • BLT Architects
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Calvin Klein
  • Comcast
  • Cope Linder Architects
  • CVS Caremark Corporation
  • Destination Maternity
  • Digitas Health
  • EwingCole
  • Federal-Mogul
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Gap International
  • Georgia Pacific
  • Jacobs KlingStubbins
  • J. Crew
  • JP Morgan Chase & Co.
  • Kate Spade New York
  • Kohl's
  • KPMG
  • Macy’s
  • NASA
  • Nicole Miller
  • Nordstrom
  • Ogilvy
  • Pinnacle Health
  • Pep Boys
  • Phillips & Associates Architects
  • PNC
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • QVC
  • Ralph Lauren
  • Rothman Institute
  • SEI Investments
  • Serge Neville Studios
  • Stantec
  • Target
  • Under Armour Inc.
  • Uniqlo
  • Urban Outfitters
  • Verizon
  • Walt Disney Company
AN INVESTMENT WORTH MAKING
AN INVESTMENT WORTH MAKING
AN INVESTMENT WORTH MAKING
96%
of PHILAU STUDENTS RECEIVED FINANCIAL AID IN 2015, in the form of grants, merit aid, campus employment or loans.
$
32,021
AVERAGE
financial aid package
96%
of PHILAU STUDENTS RECEIVED FINANCIAL AID IN 2015, in the form of grants, merit aid, campus employment or loans.
$ 32,021
AVERAGE
financial aid package
96%
of PHILAU STUDENTS RECEIVED FINANCIAL AID IN 2015, in the form of grants, merit aid, campus employment or loans.
$
32,021
AVERAGE
financial aid package
We'll Help You
We'll Help You
Finance your Jefferson education, and pay less than you might expect. From athletic scholarships, merit scholarships and entrepreneur scholarships to Thomas Jefferson University grants and state grants, there are a number of forms of aid available to Thomas Jefferson University students. Ask us what you may be eligible for.
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