This school is located in the heart of the historic center city Philadelphia.
Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson School of Nursing
Nurse Anesthesia Program
130 S. 9th St., Suite 1200
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Julia Feliciano, CRNA, MSN, Program Director
ph: (215) 503-9427
fax: (215) 923-1468
CRNA Degree offered
Master of Science in Nursing
74 credit hours
June 15th is the initial deadline and September 1st is the final deadline, if space is available.
Entire Program Cost of CRNA School at Thomas Jefferson School.
Tuition is calculated at the 2012-2013 rate. Tuition at most schools increases each academic year. Over the duration of the program, expect to pay a tuition that is 5% to 15% higher than what is shown here.
Cost of Tuition: $40,322
*Fees and expenses: $5,560
Grand Total: $45,882
*This includes the cost of health insurance, books, supplies, test fees and miscellaneous school expenses.
Number of Applicants
CRNA Program Summary
Are you concerned that Thomas Jefferson School of Nursing’s
CRNA Program won’t give you the specific experiences or training you
need to be a successful CRNA? Learn what standards CRNA Programs must meet in order to be accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia (COA).
This CRNA program (as well as all others that are
accredited by the COA) prepares you to take the CCNA certification exam
at the conclusion of the program, allowing you to become a CRNA.
The CRNA Program at Jefferson School of Nursing is integrated,
meaning that it incorporates clinical experience into the academic load.
The academic load is based on three cores: a nursing core that includes
a research component, an anesthesia core and a clinical core.
Out of the 74 credits that are a part of the program, 9 can be
taken by non-matriculated students (you can take them before you begin
the program to lighten your course load while in the program).
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Some CRNA schools require much more out of their
applicants than others. See how the requirements at Thomas Jefferson
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CRNA Program Requirements
Required Bachelor Degree
Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing or other related field
Current licensure as a registered nurse
A minimum of one year experience in a critical care setting (2 or more years preferred).
Thomas Jefferson School of Nursing's CRNA program is most interested in a varied experience portfolio.
Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0. Applicants who have earned an undergraduate GPA of 3.2 or better are not required to present GRE or MAT test results.
Minimum GRE scores:
Applicants whose undergraduate GPA is 3.1 or below must present evidence of one of the following:
All international students and U.S. permanent residents must demonstrate English language proficiency as one of the conditions for admission to Jefferson. Jefferson School of Nursing will accept any one of the following items to satisfy the proficiency requirement:
CRNA School Performance
CRNA School Rankings - U.S. News & World Report (2011)
2.6 out of 5.0. Ranked 55 out of 107 CRNA programs.
*Please note: CRNA rankings are bias and subjective. Read disclaimer about how CRNA rankings are created.*
Accredited CRNA Programs are reviewed regularly.
Thomas Jefferson School of Nursing Nurse Anesthetist Program was last reviewed 10/2009. It was given the maximum of 10 years accreditation and will be reviewed again 10/2019. This shows that the program is in full compliance with the COA’s accreditation standards.
An average nurse anesthetist salary in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania CRNA salaries are slightly lower than the national average and range from $130k-150k.
An average annual nurse anesthetist salary in the US is $163,467 (according to a 2008 study)
All information given on this site about Thomas Jefferson
School’s Nurse Anesthetist Program was taken directly from their
*This page was updated November 16th, 2012.*