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We offer a variety of degree options for students in an array of disciplines to meet educational objectives: graduate; bachelors; associates; and certificates.

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

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Dare to Ask, Dare to Answer

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.

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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.

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The health and safety of the Jefferson community are of the utmost importance to us. As we continue to closely monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) impact on our students, faculty and staff, our dedicated site contains updates to the Jefferson community and general information about COVID-19. 

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Jefferson Rises in U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings

Jefferson’s jump in the rankings is the largest among private institutions and the fourth highest overall among National Universities. The University’s Peer Assessment Score also improved. “Increases of that magnitude are both significant and rare,” says University President Dr. Mark L. Tykocinski of the Peer Assessment Score. “They reflect the significance of our strategic plan goals, the pioneering quality of Jefferson’s academic and research programs, and our ongoing efforts to build the University’s nationwide visibility.”

Maddie Woytovich
Kanbar College of Design Engineering & Commerce

Alumna Maddie Woytovich is Making Strides in the Fashion Industry

From modeling with alopecia to working at QVC, the recent grad stepped out of her comfort zone early on and never looked back.

Rob Neyer, MA
College of Architecture & the Built Environment

Creating Better Healthcare Facilities with Sustainable Design

Design of a space can measurably improve patient outcomes, staff morale and visitor experience; research has linked the absence of windows in critical or intensive care with high rates of anxiety, depression and delirium relative to rates for similar units with windows. Director of the MS in Sustainable Design Program, Robert Fryer, MA, sees wellness and sustainability as inextricably linked. 

Dr. Jennie Ryan
College of Nursing

A Life-Changing Faculty Fellowship

“I expected to learn a lot about Israel on this trip,” says College of Nursing assistant professor Dr. Jennie Ryan, whose fellowship in the Middle East finds her forever changed. “I didn’t anticipate learning so much about myself.”

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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.