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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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Our 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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Jefferson Curriculum

'Creativity Core' Fosters Lifelong Learning

A key component of Jefferson’s new Creativity Core Curriculum, creative-making workshops—where students can attempt to master new skills ranging from juggling and acrobatics, to improv, crochet, magic, yoga and playwriting—help prepare students for the longevity of their careers. Starting in spring 2022, the workshops will go international with partners in Rome, London and Paris.

Men's basketball coach Herb Mageee

Magee Named Recipient of NCAA President's Pat Summitt Award

Head men's basketball coach Herb Magee has been selected as the recipient of the 2022 NCAA President's Pat Summitt Award. Selected annually by the NCAA president, Summitt Award winners receive an honorarium to donate to an organization of the honoree's choice. Magee intends to direct his honorarium to support Alzheimer's research in the Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience.

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Important Updates on Our Spring 2022 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. 


Executive Search for New CEO

The Board of Trustees of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health announced the selection of Egon Zehnder, a global management consulting and executive search firm, to lead the national search to find the next CEO of Jefferson.

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Malawi Health & Design Collaborative

Solving Malawi’s unique public infrastructure challenges requires nimble but resilient, multi-institutional collaborations imbued with deep local knowledge and inspired by global opportunity. Learn more about the team of academics, architects and health professionals committed to strengthening Malawi’s health and education infrastructure through rigorous evidence-based research and design.

Farai Simoyi
Kanbar College of Design, Engineering & Commerce

An Avant-Garde Approach to Fashion

Take a free-spirited early childhood in Zimbabwe, add formative years in the foothills of West Virginia’s Appalachian Mountains, infuse it with a 20-something New York City-that-never-sleeps attitude, throw in a dash of grown-up concern about sustainability ... “And you get Bohemian Appalachian cutting-edge designs by Farai Simoyi.” Meet Farai Simoyi, Program Director and Professor of Fashion Design.

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College of Architecture & the Built Environment

'Pollinator Project' Receives Grant

The College of Architecture and the Built Environment’s Bachelor of Landscape Architecture Lab for Urban and Social Innovation recently received a grant — from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation — for its 'Philadelphia Pollinator Project.'

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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.

Rachel Brandoff
College of Health Professions

New Applications of Art Therapy

In these uncertain times, many are looking for new and different ways to relieve stress, and art therapy is gaining traction as a tool for improving mental health. Dr. Rachel Brandoff, assistant professor and coordinator of the art therapy concentration in the Department of Counseling and Behavioral Health, believes art therapy should be applied in healthcare settings to achieve optimal health outcomes and well-being.