Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, PA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 3,727
Graduate Enrollment: 4,516
Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, medium, highly residential // full-time, selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 78.09%

Male/Female: 23% / 77% (2017)

First generation college students: 33.0% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 7.7% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 1.2% (2015)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,235
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1130 - 1320

2022 Median Admit ACT: 28
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 25 - 30

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 53.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 38.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 27.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 20.2% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 53.8%
Black: 13.2%
Hispanic: 11.3%
Asian: 13.9%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
2+ races: 3.9%
Non-resident alien: 1.5%
Unknown race: 2.3%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $56,938
In-State tuition: $43,116
Out-of-State tuition: $43,116

Estimated books and supplies: $1,600 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $14,287 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $5,004 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $14,287 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $5,004 (2022)

Average Family Income: $78,592 (2017)
Median Family Income: $39,996 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 30.9%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 60.8%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $14,744 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $156 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $18,511
$30k-48k $17,294
$48k-75k $19,863
$75k-110k $22,523
$110k+ $28,312

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 57%
6-year graduation rate: 71%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 97.5% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $14,744 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $12,490 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $13,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $18,313 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 87.2% (2015)
@3 year 90.2% (2017)
@5 year 90.9% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 77.6% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 81.0% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $65,464 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $64,065 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Master's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 8
Master's Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 1
Doctoral Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 7
Master's Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 19
Master's Degree Genetics. 6
Doctoral Degree Genetics. 6
Master's Degree Pharmacology and Toxicology. 5
Doctoral Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 5
Doctoral Degree Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. 24
Bachelor's Degree Biopsychology. 3
Bachelor's Degree Sustainability Studies. 4
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 5
Master's Degree Chemistry. 5
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 17 $43,901 ($3,658)
Bachelor's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 24 $47,976 $294 $41,623 ($3,469) $45,447 ($3,787)
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 42 $930 $45,118 ($3,760) $51,552 ($4,296)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 3
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 2
Master's Degree Homeland Security. 25
Graduate/Professional Certificate Homeland Security. 6
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 95 $27,000 $286 $33,868 ($2,822) $46,237 ($3,853)
Master's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 20 $70,381 ($5,865)
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 6 $44,248 ($3,687)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 21 $36,625 $274 $44,979 ($3,748) $54,418 ($4,535)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 144 $611 $65,738 ($5,478) $75,144 ($6,262)
Doctoral Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 3
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 18
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 8
Bachelor's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 8
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 5
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 16
Master's Degree Taxation. 14
Bachelor's Degree Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations. 79 $26,750 $273 $37,468 ($3,122) $47,769 ($3,981)
Master's Degree Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations. 33 $48,954 ($4,080) $46,908 ($3,909)
Bachelor's Degree Interior Architecture. 33 $27,000 $286 $37,875 ($3,156) $56,048 ($4,671)
Master's Degree Interior Architecture. 8
Bachelor's Degree Landscape Architecture. 3
Bachelor's Degree Architectural Sciences and Technology. 56 $31,000 $329 $51,166 ($4,264) $52,854 ($4,405)
Master's Degree Architectural Sciences and Technology. 29
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 11
Bachelor's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 5
Master's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 15
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 9
Bachelor's Degree Information Science/Studies. 9
Master's Degree Computer Software and Media Applications. 3
Bachelor's Degree Engineering, General. 4
Master's Degree Engineering, General. 7
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 9 $70,329 ($5,861)
Bachelor's Degree Textile Sciences and Engineering. 4
Doctoral Degree Textile Sciences and Engineering. 1
Bachelor's Degree Construction Engineering Technologies. 16
Master's Degree Construction Engineering Technologies. 26
Bachelor's Degree Non-Professional General Legal Studies (Undergraduate). 5
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 2
Doctoral Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 3
Master's Degree Public Health. 110 $51,646 ($4,304)
Doctoral Degree Public Health. 5
Graduate/Professional Certificate Public Health. 38
Associate's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 47 $35,437 $292 $52,477 ($4,373) $46,657 ($3,888)
Bachelor's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 15
Master's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 90 $466 $67,777 ($5,648) $68,231 ($5,686)
First Professional Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 93
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 299 $30,000 $133 $76,933 ($6,411) $86,217 ($7,185)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 192 $311 $106,895 ($8,908) $116,901 ($9,742)
First Professional Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 30
Graduate/Professional Certificate Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. 3
Associate's Degree Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. 1
Bachelor's Degree Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. 5
Bachelor's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 76 $31,000 $275 $36,022 ($3,002) $55,154 ($4,596)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Medical Administrative Services. 62
Associate's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 6 $62,282 ($5,190)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 25 $37,024 $296 $43,004 ($3,584)
Master's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 37 $626 $69,268 ($5,772) $74,731 ($6,228)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Health and Medical Administrative Services. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 8
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 5
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 114 $25,000 $133 $75,438 ($6,287) $85,350 ($7,113)
Master's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 141 $1,328 $113,230 ($9,436) $122,441 ($10,203)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 8
Bachelor's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 19 $69,800 ($5,817)
Bachelor's Degree Health/Medical Preparatory Programs. 18
First Professional Degree Medicine. 270 $2,070 $62,824 ($5,235) $87,602 ($7,300)
Master's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 32 $44,783 ($3,732) $47,134 ($3,928)
First Professional Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 85


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $89,883
Full time faculty: 37%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 13.0

School's endowment start of year: $941,025,000 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $1,533,163,000 (2022)