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General Information
1020 Walnut Street
Philadelphia , Pennsylvania 19107

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Edison Building Suite 1120
130 South Ninth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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About Thomas Jefferson University

Thomas Jefferson University, located in the vibrant city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a prestigious and renowned institution known for its commitment to delivering exceptional education and advancing healthcare for the betterment of society. As a private, not-for-profit university, Thomas Jefferson is dedicated to fostering innovation, collaboration, and transformative learning experiences for its students.

Founded in 1824, Thomas Jefferson University has a rich history that spans over two centuries. The university takes pride in its strong focus on healthcare education and is recognized as a national leader in medical and health sciences education. Offering a wide range of undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs, Thomas Jefferson University prepares its students to become future leaders and change-makers in various healthcare disciplines.

One of the standout features of Thomas Jefferson University is its state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge research centers. The university boasts an impressive array of research initiatives and institutes, including the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, the Jefferson Institute of Molecular Medicine, and the Center for Translational Medicine. These research opportunities allow students to engage in groundbreaking studies and contribute to advancements in healthcare.

At Thomas Jefferson University, students also benefit from a unique and interdisciplinary approach to education. With a focus on experiential learning, the university emphasizes hands-on experiences and real-world applications. Students are encouraged to collaborate across disciplines, fostering a dynamic academic environment that nurtures creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

Apart from its academic excellence, Thomas Jefferson University is located in one of the most exciting and culturally diverse cities in the United States. Philadelphia, known as the “City of Brotherly Love,” offers a wealth of opportunities for students to engage in arts, culture, and history. Home to iconic landmarks such as the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, Philadelphia serves as a living classroom for students, providing numerous resources and experiences beyond the university campus.

The city is also a hub for healthcare and medical innovation, making it the ideal location for Thomas Jefferson University. Students have access to a vast network of world-class hospitals, research institutions, and healthcare organizations, allowing for valuable clinical experiences, internships, and networking opportunities.

In addition to its commitment to academic excellence and research, Thomas Jefferson University places a strong emphasis on fostering a supportive and inclusive community. The university welcomes students from diverse backgrounds, ensuring that everyone feels valued and empowered to make a difference in their chosen field. The faculty and staff at Thomas Jefferson are known for their expertise, dedication, and mentorship, providing students with guidance and support throughout their educational journey.

Overall, Thomas Jefferson University stands as a beacon of innovation, excellence, and collaboration in healthcare education. With its unparalleled academic programs, world-class research facilities, and a thriving city as its backdrop, the university offers a transformative experience for students who aspire to make a meaningful impact in healthcare and beyond.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations