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
2015-2016 Enrollment by College
University 3,692
Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences 287
Sidney Kimmel Medical College 1,056
Jefferson College of Health Professions 878
Jefferson College of Nursing 950
Jefferson College of Pharmacy 277
Jefferson College of Population Health 244
2015-2016 Enrollment by Status
University 3,692
Undergraduate 789
Graduate 2,903
Graph of Enrollment by Status
2015-2016 Enrollment by Gender Male
University 32.6% 67.4%
Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences 47% 53%
Sidney Kimmel Medical College 50% 50%
Jefferson College of Health Professions 19% 81%
Jefferson College of Nursing 14% 86%
Jefferson College of Pharmacy 40% 60%
Jefferson College of Population Health 43% 57%


Faculty Snapshot Data from 2015-16 Annual Report (Academic Affairs)
  Full-Time Part-Time Total
University 1,323 2,348 3,671
Jefferson  College of Biomedical Sciences (JCBS) see note 1
Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC)2 1,192 1,988 3,180
Jefferson College of Health Professions (JCHP) 51 130 181
Jefferson College of Nursing (JCN) 39 191 230
Jefferson College of Pharmacy (JCP) 26 1 27
Jefferson College of Population Health (JCPH) 15 33 53

Notes: 1 Faculty in the Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences (previously, Jefferson Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences) 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.  

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 65% 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.


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.  Pass rates for the graduates from the 2013-2014 academic year are the most current available.

Licensing Exam Pass Rates for the
Jefferson College of Health Professions &
Jefferson College of Nursing

JCHP Pass Rates Table