Thomas Jefferson University

Facts & Figures

Graduation Rates

Our programs range in duration from 12 months to 4 years. Overall, the graduation rate, or the rate at which students complete their program in the expected amount of time, is 90%.

Thomas Jefferson University Student Body Snapshot

All Student Body Snapshot enrollment data from "TJU Historical Enrollment Data 2000-01 through 2012-13," Office of the Registrar, October 18, 2012.

Graph of Enrollment By School
2013-2014 Enrollment by School
University 3,651
Jefferson Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences 290
Sidney Kimmel Medical College 1,061
Jefferson School of Health Professions 901
Jefferson School of Nursing 905
Jefferson School of Pharmacy 292
Jefferson School of Population Health 202

 

Graph of Enrollment by Status
2013-2014 Enrollment by Status
University 3,651
Undergraduate 902
Graduate 2,749

 

 

2013-2014 Enrollment by Gender
  Male Female Not Reported
University 31.8% 67.9% 0.4%
Jefferson Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences 43% 57% 0%
Sidney Kimmel Medical College 50% 50% 0%
Jefferson School of Health Professions 19% 78% 1%
Jefferson School of Nursing 15% 85% 0%
Jefferson School of Pharmacy 43% 57% 0%
Jefferson School of Population Health 36% 63% 1%

Faculty

Faculty Snapshot Data from 2012-13 Annual Report (Academic Affairs)
  Full-Time Part-Time Total
University 1,233 2,015 3,248
Jefferson Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (JGSBS) see note 1
Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC)2 1,100 1,631 2,731
Jefferson School of Health Professions (JSHP) 50 175 225
Jefferson School of Nursing (JSN) 43 163 206
Jefferson School of Pharmacy (JSP) 28 5 33
Jefferson School of Population Health (JSPH) 12 41 53

Notes: 1 Faculty in the Jefferson Graduate School of Biomedical Science (previously, Jefferson College of Graduate Studies) normally hold primary appointments in one of the other Thomas Jefferson University divisions (e.g., Sidney Kimmel Medical College) and are reported in the census of the divisions in which they hold their primary appointment. In 2012-13, there were 228 members of the JGSBS faculty roster.

2 In the Sidney Kimmel Medical College, (previously, Jefferson Medical College (JMC)) the number of part-time faculty includes partly salaried and volunteer faculty.

Tuition, Fees & Financial Aid

View current tuition information on the Registrar's website.

More than 63% of Thomas Jefferson University students receive financial assistance. The University Office of Student Financial Aid assists students in securing federal, state, institutional and private funding. In addition to loans and grants, other possible funding sources include federal work-study, graduate assistantships and Dean's scholarships.

Outcomes

The Career Development Center has been exclusively serving the healthcare employment needs of Thomas Jefferson University students and graduates for over 25 years. This specialized team understands the unique hiring practices within the healthcare field.

Students get support with all aspects of the job search, including resume, CV and cover letter development and interviewing skills. In addition to individual appointments, walk-in hours and workshops, the Career Center organizes on-campus job fairs twice a year and networking events throughout the year.

Licensure Rates

Graduates of many Thomas Jefferson University programs are required to pass certification or licensing exams to become registered or certified to practice. Thomas Jefferson University students' pass rates are generally greater than the national pass rates. Five-year totals (Academic years 2006-07 through 2010-11) are listed here. Pass rates for the graduates from the 2010-2011 year are the most current available.

Jefferson School of Health Professions

Jefferson School of Health Professions Graph
Academic Program Number Took Number Passed Pass Rates
Bioscience Technologies      
    Cytotechnology 27 26 96%
    Medical Technology 66 48 73%
Occupational Therapy 280 248 89%
Physical Therapy 177 177 100%
Radiologic Sciences      
    Cardiac Sonography 54 42 78%
    Computed Tomography 12 12 100%
    General Sonography 166 118 71%
    Invasive CVT 1 1 100%
    MRI 80 75 94%
    Nuclear Medicine 36 36 100%
    Radiography 74 64 86%
    Radiation Therapy 73 69 95%
    Medical Dosimetry 21 19 90%
    Vascular Sonography 69 58 84%
JSHP TOTALS 1136 993 87%

Jefferson School of Nursing

Jefferson School of Nursing Graph
Academic Program Number Took Number Passed Pass Rates
  ASN Students 377 329 87%
  BSN Students 978 934 96%
MSN Specialty Tracks      
  Acute Care NP* 29 29 100%
  Adult NP* 43 42 98%
  Adult Oncology NP 13 13 100%
  CRNA 76 64 84%
  Family NP* 112 108 96%
  Neonatal NP 25 24 96%
  Pediatric NP** 30 28 93%
Women's Health 3 3 100%
Spec. Tracks Totals 331 311 94%
JSN TOTALS 2017 1885 93%

*National certification rates for Acute Care NP, Adult NP and Family NP was first made available by ANCC for 2009-10 period.

**National certification rate for primary Pediatrics was first made available by PNCB for 2009-10 period.

Exam pass rate data from 2011-12 Annual Report (Academic Affairs)