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Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) is a national comprehensive University with 7,800 students on its East Falls and Center City campuses, with more than 160 undergraduate and graduate professional programs in ten Colleges and three Schools.
Jefferson prepares students to be leaders at every level of their careers through our unique academic approach, Nexus Learning active and collaborative learning that is connected to real world and infused with the liberal arts.
The University includes nationally ranked programs in architecture, physician assistant studies, fashion design, graphic design, health sciences, interior design, midwifery, primary care, research and strategic leadership.
The new Jefferson, established at the July 1, 2017 merger of Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University, creates a unique model focused on interprofessional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning supported by design and systems thinking, innovation, entrepreneurship, empathy, and the modes of thought central to the liberal arts and scientific inquiry. It provides a vibrant platform for professional education and the ability to prepare students for both current and yet-to-be-imagined 21st-century professions.
For more information, go to www.eastfalls.jefferson.edu/.
Distance from Independence Visitor Center: 0.45 miles
Distance from Sister Cities Visitor Center: 0.84 miles
Distance from Pennsylvania Convention Center: 0.39 miles