Statement of Accreditation Status
- Phase: Formerly Accredited
- Status: Merged/Consolidated/Aquired
- Accreditation Granted: January 1, 1955
- Accreditation Ceased: December 31, 2018
On March 2, 2017, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education included the acquisition of Philadelphia University by Thomas Jefferson University within the scope of accreditation effective July 1, 2017. The Commission approved the teach-out plan including the transfer of student records, programs, and services to Thomas Jefferson University. Students may obtain records and transcripts at Thomas Jefferson University, 1020 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Philadelphia University ceased operations as an independent educational entity and accreditation ceased on December 31, 2018 as a result of the acquisition. For more information, see the Commission's Teach-Out Plans and Agreements Policy and Procedures.