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.

Jefferson Online

Engaging, relevant online learning experiences designed to help you achieve your personal and professional goals.

University of the Arts

Jefferson Welcomes University of the Arts Students

Our goal is to optimize your credits and match your interests while creating a path to degree completion. To ease the transfer process, we're waiving our application fee and only require official transcript(s) to be reviewed for admission.

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Jefferson, Lehigh Valley Health Network Sign Definitive Agreement

On May 15, Jefferson and Lehigh Valley Health Network signed a definitive agreement to combine. The unified system will increase access to high-quality and affordable care, clinical research and health plan offerings and address health inequities for urban and rural communities in Eastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey.

Student Outcomes

Students Achieve 97% Job & Grad School Success

For well over a decade, the vast majority of recent alumni—97% for the Class of 2023—are employed, in graduate school or the military. Jefferson’s latest First Destination Report surveyed nearly 350 undergraduates, and the results showcase the University’s professions-driven programs, deep industry connections, alumni support and strong faculty involvement.

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Take a Virtual Tour

Experience an immersive virtual tour of our East Falls Campus — including inside looks at labs, campus academic buildings, program-specific videos, athletic fields and more.

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Visit Jefferson

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.

Susan C. Aldridge, PhD
University News

Dr. Susan Aldridge Named University President

Susan C. Aldridge, PhD, an accomplished and widely recognized higher education leader, has been appointed the first female president of Thomas Jefferson University. “This is a pivotal moment in Jefferson’s history and Dr. Aldridge is the best person to usher in a new era for Thomas Jefferson University,” said Jefferson’s CEO Joseph G. Cacchione, MD.

Redefine Possible

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.

2024 Jefferson's Bicentennial

Our year-long bicentennial celebration, “Jefferson 200,” marks two centuries of excellence in higher education, healthcare and commitment to our community. Take a closer look at 200 years of milestones, community impact, how to get involved in volunteering and what we have in store for our next century of improving lives.

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Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Reflection & Excitement at Match Day 2024

After four years of hard work, students from the Sidney Kimmel Medical College find out where they will complete their residencies. The Class of 2024 has a unique place in University history, noted during the 2024 Match Day event. They began their medical education at the pandemic’s uneasy height of summer 2020 and will graduate during Jefferson’s Bicentennial.

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Kanbar College of Design Engineering & Commerce

Finding Calm in Ocean Waves & Galaxies

Can immersive arts improve well-being? A recent Jefferson installation, 'A Deep Dive into Calm at Ravenhill Chapel,' was motivated by the question. “As the technology continues to evolve, we can really push the boundaries for adapting immersive arts to create spaces where people can just pause, and hopefully experience some calm,” says Lyn Godley, MFA, a professor of industrial design and a prolific artist herself.

Craig Griffen, RA, LEED AP
College of Architecture & the Built Environment

An Aggressive Advocate for Passive Construction

Craig Griffen, RA, LEED AP, professor of architecture in the College of Architecture & the Built Environment, focuses his research on applying passive energy strategies to the design of suburban and urban housing in ways that are more attractive and economical for today’s consumers.

What's New

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.