From Jefferson Medical College to Sidney Kimmel Medical College, and Philadelphia Textile School to Philadelphia University – we have a rich legacy. In fact, through unifying two widely acclaimed and highly honored legacies of innovation, education, research and professional excellence we’ve surpassed 300 years of combined history.
At Jefferson, our students cross-disciplines to discover new possibilities, and work with expert faculty who know just what it takes to break the mold. By combining two Universities forged from excellence, we’re propelled into a new era of education—one where we redefine what exists, and all that can be.
The Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing (JIB) is the first – and only – specialized education and training institute for biopharmaceutical processing in North America that combines commercial single-use processing equipment with the internationally recognized National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) curriculum.
Philadelphia University prepares students not only to land top internships and jobs, but to become industry leaders. At PhilaU, we call our transdisciplinary, professionally focused approach to education Nexus Learning. Consistent with this approach, the Marianne Able Career Services Center assists students and alumni in capitalizing on their PhilaU experience, helping them achieve their professional goals.
The Office of Student Life & Engagement is established as an integral part of the Jefferson (Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University) University academic, social, wellness, and cultural experiences. The programs and services offered by Student Life & Engagement will work in collaboration with the faculty and staff to provide for a more holistic and student centric education for all students. The Office of Student Life & Engagement is the home of student events & activities planning, student organization management, new student university orientation programs, student leadership training, and wellness & recreation programs.
The Office of Housing & Residence Life provides a living, learning environment that promotes an academic and personal experience for residents. All three residence halls are centrally located on campus. Barringer, Orlowitz and Martin are safe, attractive, and comfortable facilities in an atmosphere that contributes to students' academic success.
The Scott Memorial Library has more than 220,000 books and bound print journals and over 6,000 online journal subscriptions. All the information you need is at your fingertips.
Nexus Learning Hubs, active teaching and learning environments that feature moveable furniture and advanced technology designed to encourage creativity and collaborative engagement.
Announcing the partnership between the two health care systems in which Kennedy Health will serve as the southern New Jersey core of Jefferson Health. This marks the first time a Philadelphia health system has fully merged with one in southern New Jersey.
Our city is our classroom. With our Center City and East Falls campuses located in the heart of Philadelphia—one of the world’s fastest growing cities—and our Willow Grove, Bucks County, Delaware County and New Jersey campuses located around the region, access and opportunity are at your fingertips. At our campus locations you can find information on student affairs, housing, events and other student services.
The Gallagher Athletic, Recreation and Convocation Center, home to three basketball courts, a state-of-the-art fitness center, aerobics studio, racquetball court and elevated jogging track, as well as a two-level parking garage.