Thomas Jefferson University

Institute of Emerging Health Professions

How to Apply

Application fee: $25.00. The fee is non-refundable.

Application Deadline:  September 4, 2020

Official Transcript or Professional Credential

(please provide one of the following)

  • Transcript or Diploma: Upload a transcript or Diploma from the last institution you have attended or email to This can be uploaded to the application in the ‘Program Materials’ Section, under documents.
  • Professional Certification or Licensure:  Provide a copy of a current, active professional certification or licensure (state or national). This can be uploaded to the application in the ‘Program Materials’ section, under documents.

Submit all official transcripts from the institutions you have attended through one of the following methods:

By Email (Preferred method):

By Mail:

TJAPP Transcript Verification Center

P.O. Box 9130
Watertown, MA 02471

2019-2020 Semester Dates

Pre-Fall Schedule: July 27 - August 30, 2020

Fall Schedule: September 14 - October 18, 2020

English Language Proficiency for International Applicants

All international students and U.S. permanent residents must demonstrate English language proficiency as one of the conditions for admission to Thomas Jefferson University.  Students must submit official TOEFL or IELTS scores or fulfill one or more of the conditions necessary to waive the English language proficiency requirement.  TOEFL or IELTS scores are valid for two years; scores older than two years will not be considered.

  • Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with an overall score of at least 87 and individual section scores as follows:

    Reading = 21

    Listening = 22

    Speaking = 23

    Writing = 21

    TOEFL code = 2999

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with an overall score of at least 6.5 and individual section scores as follows:

    Listening = 6.5

    Reading = 6.5

    Writing = 6

    Speaking = 7

TOEFL/IELTS requirement can be waived if you have:

  • Baccalaureate degree or higher from an accredited U.S. college or university.
  • U.S. Citizenship.
  • Current professional licensure (MD, DO, RN, etc.)
  • Native English speaker from one of the following countries: Australia Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa or United Kingdom.