Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, PA 19107

Established in 1825, Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) is a private institution in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is ranked 15th in a ranking of the Best Regional Universities in the North. The university began as a medical school. While the university now offers a wide range of programs in various disciplines, health and sciences are still the primary focus. The School of Nursing opened in 1891. The university also maintains affiliations with many hospitals and healthcare networks, including the Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals. TJU is still a small university, with fewer than 3,000 students enrolled each year. 

Six nursing programs are offered at Thomas Jefferson University, including an associate’s degree in nursing program. The BSN options include traditional BSN, RN to BSN, and accelerated BSN. The university also offers an MSN program and a DNP program. The BSN, MSN, and DNP programs are all accredited by the CCNE. The accelerated BSN program includes two different pathways for those who already have a bachelor’s degree in a field other than nursing. With the first pathway, students can earn their BSN in 12 months. With the second pathway, students can complete their BSN program in two years with full-time coursework. For those obtaining an MSN, the university offers eight different specialty tracks. 

Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Master's degree 14 122
Bachelor's degree 54 217
Post-master's certificate 0 4
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 8

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1976 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
09/29/2001 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
09/29/2001 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
COA
01/20/2006 - Current

Admission

No Info Available

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$947/credit
In State Students$947/credit
Out of State Students$947/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$1,129/credit
In State Students$1,129/credit
Out of State Students$1,129/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $42,615 $42,615 $42,615
ADN 70 $66,290 $66,290 $66,290
BSN 125 $118,375 $118,375 $118,375
FNP 50 $56,450 $56,450 $56,450
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

No Info Available

Student Population

816

Undergrads

3,212

Graduates

2,798

Women

1,230

Men

72%

Full-time

28%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
63%
Asian
15%
Race/ethnicity unknown
9%
Black/African American
6%
Two or more races
3%
Non-resident alien
2%
Hispanic
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing.

Thomas Jefferson University
1020 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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