Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

IDeA: Innovation & Design Application

Application Deadlines

Date Event
February 15, 2018 Application Deadline
March 2018 Interview at Sidney Kimmel Medical College in Philadelphia
April 2019 Students notified of acceptance
(Accepted students will have 2 weeks to respond)
January 2020 Complete AMCAS application

June-July 2020

Four-week Jefferson Enrichment Program. Students will be invited to Thomas Jefferson University to receive a mini-course on Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry and participate in shadowing physicians across multiple specialties 

August 2020

Accepted Princeton students will matriculate at SKMC


  • General Chemistry*:  CHM 201 (or 207) and CHM 202 or CHM 215 (if AP 1 Unit)
  • General Biology*:  EEB 211 and MOL 214
  • General Physics*:  PHY 101 or PHY 103
  • Four-week immersion program at Thomas Jefferson University
  • 3.4 GPA

* Or equivalent upper level courses

Application Requirements

  • Complete application form
  • Two letters of reference (at least one must come from a Princeton faculty member)
  • College transcript
  • Resume
  • SAT scores

Applicants can email their letters of reference, transcript and resume to