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Whether you're considering Jefferson as an undergraduate student or seeking an advanced degree in one of our nearly 200 programs — our team is here to assist you as you navigate the next steps in the admissions process. If you don't see your audience below, visit our Admissions site to take the next steps on your higher education journey.
Continuing & Professional Studies
We offer a variety of degree options for students in an array of disciplines to meet educational objectives: graduate; bachelors; associates; and certificates.
Engaging, relevant online learning experiences designed to help you achieve your personal and professional goals.
Helping Students Become More Empathetic Global Citizens
For the past five years, one important tie has consistently brought together students from different disciplines: the annual, student-led JeffX Global Health Conference. Launched in 2019, the conference was established to promote collaboration and communication among students of various academic backgrounds, while fostering broad interest in an array of global-health topics.
Fulbright Scholars Discover Their Passions at Jefferson
Fulbright, created in 1946 by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, includes more than a dozen unique exchange programs, including the Fulbright Foreign Student Program, which awards international young professionals merit-based grants to complete graduate studies at U.S. universities. We spoke with two current Fulbright Foreign Student Program scholars at Jefferson to learn more about their experiences.
Podcast: Focusing Students on Sustainable Practices
More than a buzzword, sustainability has become an important part of a wide array of academic pursuits at Jefferson — including engineering students aiming to improve supply chain concerns within Jefferson Health. This episode of the Nexus Podcast features students, faculty and alumni who explain how sustainability comes into play in their areas of expertise.
Visit Thomas Jefferson University
Our Philadelphia campuses are tradition-breakers and beautiful places to learn. We cross the city and the suburbs. From our vibrant Center City campus to our East Falls grounds and beyond, each location offers a unique learning environment.
To redefine humanly possible, we dare to ask the bold questions. But asking tough questions isn’t enough–we need to answer them. By converging people, ideas and perspectives, we find innovative solutions for real-world problems. We focus on our craft to drive progress and growth in architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion & textiles, health, medicine, nursing, science and social science.
The Success of an Historic Merger
In 2017, two esteemed universities came together to create a model for professional education and prepare students for the future of work — Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University. Demonstrated successes since include increased enrollment, better value, increased funded research, enhanced rankings, and an impressive 97% job or graduate school success rate.
Watch the 2023 Fashion Design Film
In addition to a nearly hour-long feature — the third annual Fashion Design Film — we're thrilled to also present our 29 individual designers' videos showcasing the work of our graduating seniors in Fashion Design. Over the course of their four-year journey, our seniors have exemplified what it means to set goals, strive for excellence, and turn dreams into reality.
Community & Trauma Counseling's Annual Art Therapy Show
Along with our Community & Trauma Counseling program, Jefferson's Art Therapy concentration recently launched their annual online art show — with artwork inspired by personal growth and clinical learning.
New Chapter for Medical Students
In one of the most thrilling moments on the Sidney Kimmel Medical College calendar, members of the Class of 2023 tore open their envelopes in unison to see where they would complete their residencies. University President Dr. Mark L. Tykocinski praised all the students for navigating the pandemic with poise and becoming the face of medicine in the mid-21st century.
Fashion Students’ Collections Shine at New York Fashion Week
Two Jefferson fashion design students were invited to showcase their work at the Designers’ Premier show as part of New York Fashion Week in February.
Designing Cities for the Future
A particularly important part of addressing global warming and improving sustainability is our focus on city ecosystems and the need to examine them. Peng Du, PhD, director of Jefferson’s Urban Design and Geodesign programs, and his colleagues are exploring how to use data-driven and simulation-based tools to address climate change, urban population, public health and resource depletion.