Thomas Jefferson University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$33,543

4.88% growth from 2015

2015 Student Loan

3.28%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

3,887

70.7% Full-Time

About

Thomas Jefferson University is a higher education institution located in Philadelphia County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Thomas Jefferson University were Family Practice Nurse (265 degrees awarded), Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Ultrasound Technician (102 degrees), and Occupational Health & Industrial Hygiene (18 degrees).

In 2016, 1,201 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Thomas Jefferson University. 70.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (842 degrees), 5.81 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (145 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Thomas Jefferson University is $33,543, which is $19,572 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Thomas Jefferson University is $33,543, which is $19,572 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In 2016, 52% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 60% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$33,543

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Thomas Jefferson University was $33,543. The cost of tuition at Thomas Jefferson University is $19,572 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

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2016 Value

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Other Student Expenses

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Room and Board

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Books and Supplies

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

52%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

60%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

52% of undergraduate students at Thomas Jefferson University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 8.33% with respect to 2015, when 48% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

3.28%

2015 Default Rate

66

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Thomas Jefferson University was 3.28%, which represents 66 out of the 2012 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Thomas Jefferson University received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 3,887 students enrolled at Thomas Jefferson University in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Acceptance Rate

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SAT Scores

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Submission Percentage

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Scores Submitted

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Enrollment

Thomas Jefferson University has a total enrollment of 3,887 students. The full-time enrollment at Thomas Jefferson University is 2,748 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,139. This means that 70.7% of students enrolled at Thomas Jefferson University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Thomas Jefferson University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.6% White, 13.5% Asian, 6.79% Black or African American, 1.49% Two or More Races, 0.952% Hispanic or Latino, 0.103% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Thomas Jefferson University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (60.3%), followed by White Male (10.8%) and Asian Female (8.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (40.4%), followed by White Male (26.3%) and Asian Male (8.48%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

70.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Thomas Jefferson University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,887 students. The full-time enrollment at Thomas Jefferson University is 2,748 and the part-time enrollment is 1,139. This means that 70.7% of students enrolled at Thomas Jefferson University are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Thomas Jefferson University was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Thomas Jefferson University had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,550

  2. Asian

    525

  3. Black or African American

    264

The enrolled student population at Thomas Jefferson University is 65.6% White, 13.5% Asian, 6.79% Black or African American, 1.49% Two or More Races, 0.952% Hispanic or Latino, 0.103% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2016, 493 more women than men received degrees from Thomas Jefferson University. The majority of degree recipients at Thomas Jefferson University are white (842 degrees awarded). There were 5.81 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (145 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Thomas Jefferson University is Family Practice Nurse (265 degrees awarded), followed by Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Ultrasound Technician (102 degrees) and Occupational Health & Industrial Hygiene (18 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Thomas Jefferson University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (1,128 degrees awarded), Biology (69 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (4 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Thomas Jefferson University are Registered nurses (1,302,078 people), Physicians & surgeons (493,016 people), Miscellaneous managers (197,355 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (179,054 people), and Postsecondary teachers (177,229 people).

The most specialized majors at Thomas Jefferson University are Health (1,128 degrees awarded), Biology (69 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (4 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Thomas Jefferson University are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Other Sales Workers, and Radiation therapists

The most specialized majors at Thomas Jefferson University are Health (1,128 degrees awarded), Biology (69 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (4 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Thomas Jefferson University are Hospitals (1,840,113 people), Elementary & secondary schools (412,236 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (343,188 people), Offices of physicians (314,238 people), and Outpatient care centers (260,706 people).

The most specialized majors at Thomas Jefferson University are Health (1,128 degrees awarded), Biology (69 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (4 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Thomas Jefferson University.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Thomas Jefferson University was Family Practice Nurse with 265 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 354

  2. 847

In 2016, 354 degrees were awarded to men at Thomas Jefferson University, which is 0.418 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (847).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 128 degrees were awarded to men at Thomas Jefferson University in Medicine, which is 1.03 times more than the 124 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 320 degrees were awarded to women at Thomas Jefferson University in Family Practice Nurse, which is 4.92 times more than the 65 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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100% Completion Time

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150% Completion Time

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    842 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    145 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    95 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Thomas Jefferson University is white (842 degrees awarded). There were 5.81 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (145 degrees).

7.91% of degree recipients (95 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    608 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    234 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    92 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Thomas Jefferson University is white female (608 degrees awarded). There were 2.6 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (234 degrees).

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Operations

Thomas Jefferson University has an endowment valued at nearly $708M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $25M (3.53%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Thomas Jefferson University had a total expenditure of $2.13B. Of that $2.13B, they spent $948M on salaries and $2.13B on benefits.

Thomas Jefferson University employs 55 Assistant professors, 31 Associate professors, and 26 Instructors. Most academics at Thomas Jefferson University are Female Assistant professors (42), Female Instructors(22), and Female Associate professors (21).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Thomas Jefferson University are: Management, with 335 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 325 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 325 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$708M

2015 Endowment

24.5%

growth from 2014

Thomas Jefferson University has an endowment valued at about $708M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Thomas Jefferson University grew 24.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $698M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $65.8M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Thomas Jefferson University received $65.8M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$948M

Salary Expenditure

$2.13B

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Thomas Jefferson University had a total expenditure of $2.13B. Of that $2.13B, they spent $948M on salaries and $2.13B on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$948M

2015 Salaries

130%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Thomas Jefferson University paid a median of $948M in salaries, which represents 44.6% of their overall expenditure ($2.13B) and a 130% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.55% growth from 2013 and a 1.63% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$11.9M

Instructional Salaries

118

Number of Employees

In 2015, Thomas Jefferson University paid a total of $11.9M to 118 employees working as instructors, which represents 1.25% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

55 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

335 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Thomas Jefferson University were Assistant professor with 55 employees; Associate professor with 31 employees; and Associate professor with 26 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Thomas Jefferson University were Management with 335 employees; Computer, Engineering, and Science with 325 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 325 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Thomas Jefferson University was Female Assistant professor with 42 employees, Female Instructor with 22 employees, and Female Associate professor with 21 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Thomas Jefferson University.

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