Jefferson Receives Grant to Develop COVID-19 Vaccine

As part of Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's announced grants totaling $10M to develop effective COVID-19 vaccines, treatments and therapies, Thomas Jefferson University has been awarded $508,000 to support CoraVax™, a patented COVID-19 vaccine.

Transforming Words Into Action

We Stand United Against Racial Oppression

‘As an institution, we are united, and we are clear: The suffering of anyone in our community injures us all. Racism is unacceptable. We stand together against racial oppression and injustice. The deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, Sean Reed and Breonna Taylor, and the harassment of people of color, are devastating failures of our society.’

Updates on Our Fall 2020 Semester

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

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. 


Landscape Architecture Major Wins Prestigious National Award

Benjamin Nardi 'found beauty in the commonplace' with a community-inspired proposal for an inviting green space in West Philly. The proposal also caught the eye of American Society of Landscape Architects judges. After considering 560 entries, the ASLA awarded Nardi a prestigious Honor Award, and Nardi's proposal will be featured in the September issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine.

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Built from the legacies of two renowned institutions, Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson is crossing disciplines to reimagine the way you learn. Here, your learning will intersect with various fields of study to give you an education built for the 21st century.

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.


Jefferson Undergraduates Achieve 97 Percent Employment, Grad School Success Rate

According to the Class of 2019 First Destination Report, Jefferson alumni from the undergraduate class of 2019 has achieved an employment and graduate school success rate of 97 percent.

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