Jefferson College of Health Sciences Fast Facts

Fast Facts

Jefferson College of Health Sciences is one of only a few private professional health sciences colleges in the southeast. 

 

We offer excellent clinical and field work opportunities, extensive distance learning offerings and volunteer opportunities near campus and abroad.

Academic Programs:

 

Masters Bachelors Associate Certificate Minors

·   Nursing

·   Occupational 
 Therapy

·   Physician 
 Assistant

·   Biomedical 
 Sciences  ·   Emergency 
 Services ·   Health & 
 Exercise 
 Science ·   Health 
 Sciences ·   Healthcare 
 Management ·   Health 
 Psychology ·   Nursing ·   Respiratory 
 Therapy
·  Occupational 
 Therapy 
 Assistant ·  Physical 
 Therapist 
 Assistant ·  Respiratory 
 Therapy ·  Science
·   Medical 
 Laboratory 
 Science
·  Biology ·  Exercise 
 Science ·  Healthcare 
 Organization 
 Management ·  Health 
 Promotion ·  Health 
 Sciences ·  Psychology

 

 

 

Profile (Fall 2012)
  Undergraduate Graduate
Total Enrollment 863 186
Student Avg. Age 25.9 (60% under 25) 28.8 (63% over 24)
Gender 81% Female 81% Female
Applicants/Accepted 1761/679 (38.6%) 956/107 (11.2%)
Avg. HS GPA/SAT or GRE 3.53/1421 combined 987 combined verbal/math
Race/Ethnicity White: 84%; African-American: 8%; Asian: 2%; Other: 6%

 

Financial Aid
99% of undergraduates received Federal, State, local or institutional aid (grants, scholarships). The average package was $18,537 in 2010-11.

 

Graduate Employment
96% respondents employed within 6 months of graduation (89% within
3 months)

 

Licensure/Certification 1st Time Pass Rate
92%

 

Annual Tuition Comparison
$19,750 (2011-12) 5th lowest tuition among Virginia’s 4-yr, private colleges, 
$21,370 (2012-13)

 

Class Size
- Undergraduate Avg: 16: 1 (82% had 25 or less students)
- Graduate Avg: 16.8 (84% had 15 or fewer)
- Student to Faculty Ratio: 10 to 1

 

150% Graduation Time Rate
67.9% undergraduate degree seeking students

 

Degrees Conferred (SU 2011, FA 2011, SP 2012) 
- Undergraduate:
206
- Graduate: 70        

Sources: IPEDS-HR, Fall 2011; FA12 Schedule; 2011 – 12 JCHS Fact Book; IPEDS-EF, Fall 2011 data; Alumni Survey for 2010 – 2011; IR database; JCHS, Office of Institutional Research using data from Council of Independent Colleges of Virginia; IPEDS-SFA 2011 – 12 data