Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences (JCBS) application, TJAPP, is managed through a central application service which collects all of the application materials.
The application fee is $50.00 and needs to be submitted by credit card (Visa or Mastercard only) upon submission of the application. The fee is non-refundable.
JCBS applicants are applying to our PhD programs via our Flexible Targeted Entry Pathway.
Please choose the following program: PhD Biomedical Sciences
In the course of the application you will be asked to identify specific PhD programs of interest.
Please submit a personal statement/essay describing your reasons for applying to Thomas Jefferson University and the Biomedical Sciences PhD program . Detail your research experience and areas of research that you are interested in currently and for future study.
Applicants are required to submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities they have attended. This includes any study-abroad programs or transfer credit not reflected on undergraduate transcripts with full course titles and final grades.
If your courses were completed outside of the United States, you must submit a course-by-course evaluation from World Education Services.
All transcripts/evaluations should be sent to TJAPP at the following address with the Transcript Matching Form:
TJAPP Transcript Processing Center
P.O. Box 9130
Watertown, MA 02471
Letters of Reference, Three Letters Required
Letters of reference should be written by people who can comment from personal knowledge on the applicant's academic qualifications, preferably from individual faculty, research advisor or professional references.
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test
The assigned institution code for Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences is 2999.
Scores need to be received from ETS. Expired or unofficial scores will not be accepted.
See the UniCAS submission instructions for how to include your resume/CV with your application.
English Language Proficiency
If your native language is not English, or you received your baccalaureate degree from an institution where English is not the official language of instruction (comprehensive list of requirements by country), you must submit official scores from an accepted English proficiency exam such as TOEFL or IELTS. (ETS Code: 2999)
Note: Under no circumstances can any application materials submitted to the Office of Admission be returned to the applicant or forwarded to another college, university or third party. All records submitted in support of an Application for Admission become property of Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences, Thomas Jefferson University.