Thomas Jefferson University requires a minimum of 126 credits to complete a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Thomas Jefferson University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Thomas Jefferson University does not offer classes during the summer.
NOTE: Around 71% of students who start college at Thomas Jefferson University graduate within six years.
Thomas Jefferson University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Thomas Jefferson University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Thomas Jefferson University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Thomas Jefferson University.
Reminder: Check with Thomas Jefferson University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Thomas Jefferson University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Thomas Jefferson University.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Thomas Jefferson University does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at Thomas Jefferson University
Thomas Jefferson University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.
✅ Thomas Jefferson University does offer services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ Thomas Jefferson University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Thomas Jefferson University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Thomas Jefferson University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
❌ Thomas Jefferson University does not require an internship for any students.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Thomas Jefferson University does not require internships for students of any major, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.
The main library on campus is the Scott Memorial Library and there is one other library on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Thomas Jefferson University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Thomas Jefferson University have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Thomas Jefferson University has an Army ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Thomas Jefferson University include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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