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Thomas Jefferson University
4201 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144
Thomas Jefferson University, founded in 1825 as a medical school, merged in 2017 with Philadelphia University to create a new institution providing professional education across a wide range of fields, including architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion, health, medicine, science and textiles. It has two main campuses in Philadelphia: East Falls, where Philadelphia University was located, and Center City, home of the pre-merger Thomas Jefferson University. The newly merged university includes the College of Architecture and the Built Environment; Kanbar College of Design Engineering and Commerce; College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts; Sidney Kimmel Medical College; College of Biomedical Sciences; College of Health Professions; College of Nursing; College of Pharmacy; and College of Population Health. Total enrollment is 7800. There are additional campuses in suburban Philadelphia.
Library access: The Gutman Library on the East Falls campus is not open to the public. The Scott Memorial Library on the Center City campus is open to the public, but you must purchase a $7 one-day guest pass to enter the library and use services. The guest pass includes access to licensed databases from computers in the library. Collections in the Scott library focus on health and medicine.