Undergraduate Admissions

First-Year Admissions


See Yourself Here

First-year students learn at our East Falls Campus. Only a short ride from all that the city of Philadelphia has to offer, our 104 acres of tranquil, tree-lined campus feels worlds away from the bustle of the city.

Honors at Jefferson

The Philadelphia University Honors Institute at Jefferson challenges high-achieving undergraduate students to engage with learning on a deeper level. Here you’ll hone your writing, presentation and communication skills, and work alongside classmates and professors who will push you to experiment and innovate in every area of study.

Be a Student of the World

The modern economy is built on innovation that thrives on a well-rounded understanding of our world. Through industry projects, internships and extraordinary study away programs, you’ll find endless opportunities for collaboration and growth, building valuable connections that will last a lifetime.


Get Creative

Jefferson’s creativity-focused education will help you to cultivate a confident and flexible mindset. The Creativity Core Curriculum will help you expand your creative capacity so that you are equipped to work on the world’s most complex problems.


Nexus Learning

At Jefferson, students from different majors join forces with faculty and industry, capitalizing on their respective talents to create real solutions and improve lives. We call it Nexus Learning™ — our signature approach that is making us a transformative force in higher education.