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Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, PA

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Overview

Thomas Jefferson University is a University institution located in Philadelphia, PA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Edison Building, 130 South Ninth Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
United States
Contact Ms. Karen Jacobs
Director of Admissions
Email: chpadmissions@mail.tju.edu
Phone: 215-503-8890
Fax: 215-503-7241

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Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
Architectural And Building Sciences/technology Checkmark
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Architecture Checkmark
Interior Architecture Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Fashion Merchandising Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Organizational Communication, General Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Textile Sciences And Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Construction Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, And Treatment Professions, Other Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Cytotechnology/cytotechnologist Checkmark
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/sonographer And Ultrasound Technician Checkmark
Family Practice Nurse/nursing Checkmark
Health And Medical Administrative Services, Other Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
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Physician Assistant Checkmark
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biopsychology Checkmark
Sustainability Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Health/medical Psychology Checkmark
Psychology, General Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Crisis/emergency/disaster Management Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Design And Applied Arts, Other Checkmark
Fashion/apparel Design Checkmark
Fiber, Textile And Weaving Arts Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,469
Applied
3,121
Accepted
3,783
Enrolled
70%
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Female Admissions

3,218
Females Applied
2,264
Females Accepted
70%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,251
Males Applied
857
Males Accepted
69%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.67
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 3
Interview
2 recommendations
Required for some programs Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan November 1st December 4th
Transfer July 5th Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 550 630
SAT Math 540 640
ACT Composite 20 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

41,900
Private
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Fees

1,066
Full-time student fees
14,287
Room & board
6,679
Room only

Financial Aid

28,158
Avg. Financial Aid Package
38,220
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
17,313
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,589
Avg. Loan Aid
15,555
Avg. Grant Aid
21,305
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
53%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,783
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
38%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.43%
Black or African American 13.29%
White or Caucasian 54.01%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.16%
Asian 7.97%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 8.13%
Other 2.19%

Gender

Male (27.2%)
Female (72.8%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 23%

Student Activities

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Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis No No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

826
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 318
Part-time - 508
Male - 240
Female - 587
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