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1Our Award-Winning Nexus Learning Approach

Nexus Learning puts you at the center of an active, collaborative and transdisciplinary education infused with the liberal arts—giving you the experience you need for a unique, competitive advantage and the professional skills employers are looking for. We immerse future designers, engineers, architects, health professionals, lawyers and marketing and media professionals in their fields early; they complete research projects and internships in their own majors, blending peers with industry partners to work on real-world challenges.

2You’ll Start With Your Internship…

Learning by Doing is part of the Jefferson DNA, and it isn’t happening on this scale anywhere else. Our students intern at top companies across the country, including Bloomingdale’s, Elle Magazine, JPMorgan Chase & Co., PA Office of Attorney General, Philadelphia Flyers and QVC.

3…that Leads To Jobs And Graduate Degrees

Our graduates get jobs—it’s that simple. Be armed with a diploma sought after by leading national and international businesses, design and engineering firms, research facilities, medical centers and nonprofit organizations. And, more than 90 percent of graduates in Jefferson’s sciences and social sciences have gone on to doctoral programs.

Graduate Schools Include:

  • Columbia University
  • Drexel University
    Thomas R. Kline School of Law
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • New York University
  • Temple University
  • University of Copenhagen
  • University of Massachusetts
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of the Sciences
  • Villanova University

Where (some) Of Our Grads Work:

  • Air Force Uniform Office
  • Anthropologie
  • Comcast
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Kate Spade New York
  • NASA
  • Phillips & Associates Architects
  • SEI Investments
  • Under Armour Inc.
  • Verizon
  • Walt Disney Company

Jefferson’s career services center received the Innovation Excellence Award for Student Engagement at a Small College.

4Jefferson and Philly: A Perfect Match

Philadelphia has always been an incubator of innovation, so it’s no wonder that Thomas Jefferson University feels right at home just minutes from Center City. Jefferson gives you real-world learning opportunities that connect you directly with industry partners in your field. And what’s better? While you have easy access to other metropolises like New York, Baltimore and D.C., you’ll come back to a close-knit community on our classically collegiate campus.

VotedBest City for Live Music

by Vivid Seats for the thriving and diverse live music scene, beating hubs like Nashville, Atlanta and New York.


Selected as the third must-see destination in the world by The New York Times.

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TOP 20

Philadelphia was featured on Fast Company's list of the top 20 most livable cities in the world for work and play balance.

5At Jefferson, we’re all about what’s next

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