Thomas Jefferson University

private university Estd 1824
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Thomas Jefferson University

Thomas Jefferson University is a private university that was established in 1824. It is associated with the NCAA Division and CACC. The university is known to be part of Philadelphia University. After witnessing the fall of capacity and technology, the university formed the Philadelphia Association of Manufacturers of Textile Fibres. The first President of this association, Theodore C. Search claimed for higher tariffs on textiles. He is known to join the Board of Directors in the School of Industrial Art so as to teach the first class of the Philadelphia Textile School. The number of students grew rapidly and the university decided to expand its academic structure. In 1942, the university began to offer undergraduate degrees. By 1978, the subjects, arts, science, and business administration were added to the curriculum

The campus is spread across an area of 100 acres of land. It comprises more than 50 buildings, digital classrooms, hi-tech laboratories, an exhibition gallery, and a famous library with over a collection of thousands of books. In addition, the campus also includes accommodation facilities for the students and faculty members. The housing facilities are well-maintained and provide all the basic necessities to the students. The campus is known to be nearby to cafes, restaurants, departmental stores, and many other shops where students can avail themselves of goods and services. In addition, some renowned centers are located within the campus, namely the Recreation and Convocation Centre, Gold Centre for Sustainability, Innovative DEC Centre, and The SEED Center. These centers give students an opportunity to learn about the research programs along with experienced faculty members.

The undergraduate program of the university consists of about 3,200 students. The academic structure is well organized and includes various courses that are categorized into a few departments. This gives students a wide scope to choose as per their interest in the wide area of subjects. Some well-known colleges within the premises are the College of Architecture and Built Environment, College of Science, College of Health and Liberal Arts, College of Professional Studies, and the College of Engineering, Design & Commerce. The university makes sure that courses are guided by experienced faculty members and professionals. It provides a peaceful learning environment for the students.

Moreover, besides academics, the university is famous for its sports programs and men’s basketball team. The coach of the men’s basketball team is Herb Magee who is known to be a renowned coach in NCAA Division.

Thomas Jefferson University has a notable list of alumni that includes James P. Bagian (Former NASA astronaut), John Heysham Gibbon (Inventor of the heart-lung machine), Herbert Kleber (Renowned psychiatrist), William Williams Keen (Famous Surgeon), Andrian Brooks (Former Professional soccer player), Bob File (Major baseball player, Toronto Blue Jays), Jay McCarroll (Winner of Project Runway), David L. Reich (President of Mount Sinai Hospital), Jacob da Silvas (Performed first vocal cord cancer surgery), and Samuel D Gross (Known as the Emperor of American Surgery).

MS Biomedical Sciences
  • Duration - 1-1.5 Years
  • Exams Accepted - TOEFL : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 17.7 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - TOEFL : 87
  • Fees - INR 25.8 Lakh

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Bachelor and Master of Science in Occupational Therapy
  • Duration - 3 Years
  • Exams Accepted - TOEFL : 87
  • Fees - INR 21.9 Lakh

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Entry Criteria

MS - 1 CourseTOEFL - Accepted
BSc - 1 CourseTOEFL - 87 & Above
Other Courses - 1 CourseTOEFL - 87 & Above

Admission Requirement

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Approximate Fees

CoursesDurationTuition Fees
MS - 1 Course12 - 18 MonthsINR 17.7L
USD 24,228
BSc - 1 Course3 YearsINR 21.9L
USD 29,924
Other Courses - 1 Course4 YearsINR 25.8L
USD 35,264