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Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, PA

About This Campus

The East Falls Campus of Thomas Jefferson University is a small campus and private university that provides its students with the best of both worlds: minutes away from the excitement and culture of Center City, but located in the park-like East Falls section of Philadelphia. Living in Philadelphia affords students the opportunity to explore the city's cultural and historical attractions (Philadelphia Museum of Art, Liberty Bell, etc.) attend sporting events (Eagles, Flyers, Phillies, 76ers) and enjoy the exciting social life of the city. Jefferson's East Falls Campus has a bustling social scene all its own and has easy access to nearby neighborhoods of Manayunk and Roxborough. Students have the opportunity to join more than 300 clubs and intramural sports teams or attend sporting events for 16 NCAA Division II teams. Academically, students have access to multiple laboratories, studios, and active learning hubs for hands-on collaborative experiences, the hallmark of our educ

Location Information

Jefferson is situated on a 100-acre, park-like campus in the East Falls section of Philadelphia. Nearby parks include Fairmount Park, the Wissahickon Valley Park and the historical Valley Forge National Park. Downtown Philadelphia is only 15 minutes away by bus, train or car. Or take your bike on the trails alongside the Schuylkill River. Jefferson is also 2.5 hours from Washington D.C. and less than 2 hours from New York City.

Helpful Information

The East Falls campus of Jefferson offers more than 60 areas of study, taught with a unique interdisciplinary approach called Nexus Learning. Jefferson specializes in professional majors and grants Bachelors of Science. Most courses in humanities and social sciences are limited to general education program, Hallmarks. Jefferson is committed to student guidance and success, with 18 students in an average class and student faculty ratio of 13:1.

2021/2022 Placement

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Home Payment
Limited

2022/2023 Placement

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Home Payment
Excellent

Learn more about Chance of Placement
and choosing alternate options.

Fast Facts

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Location | Philadelphia
Population | 9,616
Enrollment | 3,762
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home Payment
Term Dates
Fall | 08/23-12/16
Spring | 01/12-05/11

Campus Diversity

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1st Nation/Native | 0%
Asian | 7%
Black | 10%
Hawaiian/P.I. | 0%
Hispanic/Latino | 10%
Two or more | 0%
White | 60%
Other | 13%
International | 5%

Academics

Registration
  • Campus Catalog
  • Priority: According to class standing
  • Syllabus Request for Course Pre-Approval: Contact Host Coordinator for assistance
Closed Programs
Jefferson - Center City Programs Pre-med Pre-Nursing

Limitations
1) Architecture (5-year B.Arch)- Students must come from accredited programs. Portfolio review required in advance 2) Engineering - Students must come from accredited programs. 3) Fashion and Textile Design - Portfolio review required in advance. 4) Industrial Design - Portfolio review may be required in advance. 5) Interior Design - Students must come from accredited programs. Portfolio review required in advance. 6) Landscape Architecture - Students must come from accredited programs. Portfolio review required in advance. 7) Graphic Design. Portfolio Review require in advance.

Notable Academic Programs

  • Interior Design
  • Physician Assistant
  • Apparel/Fashion Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Architecture

Unique Academic Programs

  • Textile Design
  • Apparel/Fashion Merchandising
  • Sustainability Studies
  • Landscape Architecture/Design
  • Construction Management

Options
Honors Access: Yes

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

  • Accounting
  • Apparel/Fashion Design
  • Architecture
  • Athletic Training
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Life Science
  • Business Management
  • Chemistry
  • Communication
  • Construction Management
  • Digital Arts
  • Exercise Science
  • Fashion/Retail Merchandising
  • Fiber, Textiles, and Weaving Arts
  • Finance/Banking
  • Graphic Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Interior Design
  • International Business
  • Landscape Architecture/Design
  • Marketing
  • Merchandising and Buying Operations
  • Physician Assistant
  • Psychology

Conditions

GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.5 GPA
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of N/A paper, 61.00 computer or N/A Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6.00
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept on Home Pay

Tuition / Finances

Figures per Semester are current as of 06/30/21

Finances
  • Campus Budget
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Home Payment students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Home Payment: 21 ($1280 per additional hour)

Financial Aid - Home Payment
For eligible Home Payment students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Financial Aid - Canada
Regardless of Payment Plan, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.

Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit $300 Semester Home Mandatory
Parking Fee $35 Semester Home Optional
Tuition Insurance Fee $118 Year Home Mandatory

Important Notes: The Health Insurance fee is charged to all students automatically. However, this fee is only mandatory for students coming from US institutions if you cannot provide proof of an already existing health insurance policy. If you can provide proof of insurance, you may sign a waiver to remove this charge from your bill. Additionally, the Tuition Insurance is also charged to all students automatically. This fee can also be waived. However, please note that students who opt to waive this fee will be responsible for billed expenses (housing, meal plan and general student fee) if they require a medical withdraw after the published refund date.

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 06/30/21

On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • On-Campus Housing
  • 52% living on campus
  • Double: $7579 (includes meals)
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • Students must live on campus
  • Maximum housing reserved for women: 10
  • Maximum housing reserved for men: 10
  • Maximum unrestricted housing reserved: 10
Off-Campus Housing Notes About Housing
Students may choose one of two options 1. Scholler Hall, or other traditional residence halls ($3,340 double occupancy) 2. Independence Plaza, apartment style ($4,926 double occupancy). Other apartment style residences may also be available.

Meal Plans

Notes About Meal Plans
Students who choose Scholler Residence Hall ($3,340) are required to purchase a 14-meal per week plan ($3,247). Students who choose an Independence Plaza ($4,926) apartment must purchase 5-meal per week plan minimum ($1,327). Students are welcome to choose a higher meal plan, if desired. Please note the costs of these plans above and consider these costs when choosing your on-campus housing.

Health

Figures per Semester are current as of 06/30/21

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Health Insurance $1209 Semester Home Pay Waiver Available

Important Notes about Health Insurance
The Health Insurance fee is charged to all students automatically. However, this fee is only mandatory for students coming from US institutions if you cannot provide proof of an already existing health insurance policy. If you can provide proof of insurance, you may sign a waiver to remove this charge from your bill.

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $1,209 per semester.

Requirements

  • Health records due by: start of semester
  • Home campus copy acceptable
  • Immunization before residence hall move in
  • Health / accident insurance
  • Immunization: DTap (diptheria, tetanus, pertussis)
  • Immunization: MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
  • Immunization: Hepatitis B
  • Immunization: Meningococcal
  • Immunization: Covid-19
  • Immunization:

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