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Thomas Jefferson University Stats, Info and Facts

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8,105 Students

60% Admitted

  • 3,746 full time
  • 455 part time
  • 984 men full time
  • 1,827 women full time
  • 5,396 applied
  • 3,453 admitted
  • 863 enrolled

3,734 Undergraduates

$41,900 Tuition/Year

  • 712 Graduates
  • 12 Non-Degree
  • $41,900 in state
  • N/A fees
  • $14,287 room & board
  • $1,600 books and supplies

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Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Mid East Large City
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Kevin from Robbinsville, NJ
  • 0
  • PhilaU is a student-driven and student-centered institution which allows room for creative expression. A large part of the curriculum is centered around collaboration and integration within and among groups of…

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  • Kate from Harrisburg, PA
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  • philadelphia university is a diverse campus with a wide variety of majors and people. the community is that of an art school, but several other means of education such as…

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  • Rachel from Weatherly, PA
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  • Philadelphia University is a beautiful university. The faculty here will do all it can to make sure you succeed in your future career or field. It provides many opportunities that…

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  • Michael from Philadelphia, PA
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  • Philadelphia University offers a great variety of assets. They provide students such as myself with excellent food, a top notch library, and a campus center to hang out. I find…

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Thomas Jefferson University
  • Located in Philadelphia, PA
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 8,105 students enrolled
  • 60% admitted
  • $41,900 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Katie from Philadelphia, PA
  • I am a current student here

    On campus I am a First Year student Orientation leader, a Building manager in the campus center, a varsity softball player, and have been involved in different leadership initiatives on campus. Of course, I love being here! Best word of advice about Philadelphia University is that it's everything you make of it! So if you involve yourself in things you are interested in or hobbies you love, you will enjoy your time here. There are may faculty staff mentors that will help you develop your niche!

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  • 3
  • Ryan from Dunmore, PA
  • I am a current student here

    There is a lot to do in college life, and as it seems, the time to do it all is getting shorter. For non design majors, gen ed classes are short and do not always require tedious assignments leaving you with a lot of time to take part in sports, clubs, and enjoy the city. For design majors like myself, the major demands a lot of your time inside and outside of class. After all, design, in all forms, is more than just a career move, it is a lifestyle. If you enjoy what you are doing then you'll have no trouble loving the school. the only problem is that you cannot stretch yourself too far and so being a design major may mean you have to make changes in your life to fit everything in.

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  • 5
  • A Phairy from Philau
  • I am a current student here

    The community here is very close knit. There are plenty of students that are willing to help one another in all aspects. The professors here are extremely helpful and their programs encourage a lot of collaborations with other majors. You're pushed to become a professional even with your informal studies. Philadelphia University is a great place to attend if you want a school that can prepare you for the industry you wish to break in to.

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  • 4
  • Megan from Georgetown, DE
  • I am a current student here

    Campus life is very eventful here at Philadelphia University. We have a Campus Activites Board (CAB) who set up weekly event that include Comedy shows, Talent shows and concerts. We also have numerous clubs that range from an Accounting Society, Black Student Union, and Outdoors Club. I am currently involved with our Fashion Apparel and Merchandising Experience (FAME) group and Fashion Industries Association (FIA) program. These organizations plan events such as fashion shows, field trips and charity work. Our Campus is also home to many Division II sports teams, including basketball, softball and lacrosse. If none of that interests you, you also have the gym which hosts exercise groups and yoga classes. We also have a growing Greek life on campus with three fraternities and one sorority. No matter what your interests, there is always something to do on campus!

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