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Thomas Jefferson University Schools

TJU Student Body Snapshot

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

University Student Enrollment Schools
  2012-2013
academic year
University 3666
JGSBS 289
JMC 1053
JSHP 799
JSN 1025
JSP 294
JSPH 206
University Student Enrollment -Graduate / UnderGraduate
  2012-2013
academic year
University 3666
Undergraduate 892
Graduate 2774

Gender

  Male Female Not reported
University 31.1% 67.5% 1.4%
JGSBS 39% 60% 1%
JMC 49% 51% 0
JSHP 20% 78% 2%
JSN 15% 83% 2%
JSP 45% 55% 0
JSPH 37% 58% 5%

 

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Geographic Distribution

Geographic Distribution

Age

Faculty

Faculty Snapshot

  Full-time Part-time Total
University 1198 2096 2781
JGSBS see note below1
JMC2 1063 1718 2781
JSHP 48 178 226
JSN 50 157 207
JSP 23 6 29
JSPH 14 37 51

 

Notes
1 Faculty in the Jefferson College of Graduate Studies normally hold primary appointments in one of the other Jefferson divisions (e.g., Jefferson Medical College).
2 In Jefferson Medical College, the number of part-time faculty includes partly salaried and volunteer faculty. Detailed faculty census data by salary status are provided in the JMC section of this report.
Faculty Snapshot data from 2011-12 Annual Report (Academic Affairs)

Tuition & Fees / Financial Aid

View current tuition information on the Registrar's web site.

More than 63% of Jefferson 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. Visit the Financial Aid web site.

Outcomes

The Career Development Center has been exclusively serving the healthcare employment needs of Jefferson 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 also organizes on-campus job fairs twice a year and networking events throughout the year.

Placement Rates

Placement rates are determined by the number of graduates who responded to Part II of the Longitudinal Study survey who indicated full- or part-time employment or other employment such as entrepreneurial activity, and those continuing their education as their primary post-graduation activity.

Class of 2011
Jefferson School of Health Professions  
Bioscience Technologies 94%
  Couple and Family Therapy 90%
  Occupational Therapy 100%
  Physical Therapy 100%
  Radiologic Sciences 83%
Jefferson School of Nursing 88%
All JSHP and JSN 90%

 

Placement Rate data from 2011-12 Annual Report (Academic Affairs)

Licensure

Graduates of many Jefferson programs are required to pass certification or licensing exams to become registered or certified to practice. Jefferson 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.

School/Department Number Pass Rates
Academic Program Took Passed JSHP
Jefferson School of Health Professions
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      
  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)

Graduation Rates

Jefferson 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 extremely high.

On Campus

Leadership LIVE is a leadership development program for all Jefferson students that consists of workshops, special events, and community service opportunities. Learn more about Leadership LIVE on their website.

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