Nursing, B.Sc. | Thomas Jefferson University | Philadelphia, United States
48 months
41900 USD/year
41900 USD/year
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The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program from Thomas Jefferson University offers an accredited prelicensure option that is a proven pathway to a successful nursing career. 


Nursing graduates at Thomas Jefferson University are recognized throughout the country as leaders in education, research, healthcare delivery, and community service. Request information to receive a link to your personal website via email.

Highlights of Recent Graduates

  • The pass rate for BSN graduates who took the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses is above the national average.
  • Jefferson BSN graduates are actively pursued by employers in the Philadelphia region and across the nation.
  • Starting salary range for BSN graduates is $50,000 to $65,000.

Programme Structure


The BSN Traditional Track Program is for students with a high school diploma and 55 prerequisite college credits.

In addition, for students who hold non-nursing bachelor’s degrees, Jefferson offers two accelerated pathways to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing:

  • Full-time Accelerated Coursework Track (FACT) - 1 Year
  • Full-time Accelerated Coursework Track (FACT) - 2 Year

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts: Applicants must submit official high school transcripts. Official transcripts may be submitted electronically, sent to by your school counselor or sent by postal mail.
  • Letter of Recommendation: Submit one letter of reference that provides insight into your academic competence. A reference from a teacher or counselor is encouraged. You will be prompted to provide recommender information when submitting your application for admission.
  • Personal Essay: Submit a writing sample to share more information about yourself. Some programs require applicants to address a specific topic so please review the instructions when submitting your application.
  • Portfolio (Optional): Students applying to a Jefferson design program are encouraged, but not required, to submit a portfolio of their creative works.

Tuition Fee

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    41900 USD/year
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  • National

    41900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 41900 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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