About This CampusThe East Falls Campus of Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) is a small campus and private university that provides its students with the best of both worlds: minutes away from the excitement of center city, but located in the park-like East Falls section of Philadelphia.
Living in Philadelphia affords students the opportunity to explore the city's cultural and historical attractions(Philadelphia Museum of Art, Liberty Bell, etc.) attend sporting events (Eagles, Flyers, Phillies, 76ers) and enjoy the exciting social life of the city.
Although just minutes from the center of Philadelphia, the East Falls Campus also has a bustling social scene all its own. Students have the opportunity to join more than 300 clubs and intramural sports teams or attend sporting events for 16 NCAA Division II teams.
Academically, students also have access to more than 20 laboratories and studios for hands-on collaborative experiences, the hallmark of our education
Location Information100-acre, park-like campus in the East Falls section of Philadelphia. The Campus is located about 15 minutes from Center City, which is easily accessible by city buses & trains. The University is 2.5 hours from Washington D.C. and less than 2 hours from New York City.
Helpful InformationThe East Falls campus of Jefferson offers more than 60 areas of study, taught with a unique interdisciplinary approach called Nexus Learning. Jefferson specializes in professional majors and grants Bachelors of Science. Most courses in humanities and social sciences are limited to general education program, Hallmarks.
Jefferson is committed to student guidance and success, with 18 students in an average class and student faculty ratio of 13:1.