Undergraduate Admissions

International Students

Studying in another country is a big decision. That’s why we do everything we can to make our international students feel as welcome, safe and supported as possible. 

As a student at Jefferson, you’ll join a collaborative community, explore big ideas and prepare to help shape the world. Read on for information about academics, student life and more. 

No matter which area of study you pursue at Jefferson, you’ll collaborate with classmates across majors to solve challenges for real companies. Our students have created solutions for young adults with disabilities, designed new products, developed a vaccine and more. Our signature Nexus Learning™ approach gives you the tools, connections and confidence to reach your full potential.​

College is more than an education—it’s an experience. From activities and clubs on campus to Philadelphia’s parks, sporting events and incredible music scene, life at Jefferson includes time and space to live. As a new student, you’ll also make friends during our international student orientation program, complete with small-group meetups, Q&A sessions and more.

See the Liberty Bell or tour Independence Hall. Explore art and science at world-class museums like The Barnes Foundation or The Academy of Natural Sciences. Eat at trendy new restaurants and visit high-end boutiques. Join your peers on service missions and community initiatives. One of the most walkable cities in the United States, Philadelphia is a city of neighborhoods—from the lively music scene in Fishtown to the Italian market in South Philly. With a low cost of living and job-market growth above 10%, Philadelphia is a fantastic place to be.

Our graduate admissions team is here to answer your questions and help you take the next step in applying and complete your international forms.

The pass rate for BSN graduates who took the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses is above the national average.
Jefferson is a leading, internationally-recognized academic medical center. Our students have the distinct advantage of starting their journey in the health professions with access to world-class facilities and mentoring by an innovative and dynamic community of professionals, educators and students.
Jefferson BSN graduates are actively pursued by employers in the Philadelphia region and across the nation. Graduates from our Postbaccalaureate Pre-Professional Program (P4) program go on to study at the top medical schools in the country.
The Philadelphia region is blooming with lively urban parks, re-imagined recreational landscapes, spirited pop-up gardens and scenic running and biking trails. From the massive trail systems of Fairmount Park and Wissahickon Valley Park to the delightful riverside enclaves of the seasonal Spruce Street Harbor Park and Race Street Pier to regional attractions like Longwood Gardens and Valley Forge National Historical Park, residents and visitors enjoy relaxing, exercising and playing in these public spaces.