University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$27,500

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
560
75th
670
25th
550
75th
28
25th
21
75th
28
25th
21
75th
29
25th
22
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

7

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,234
Declined 895
Total Received 3,129
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Private

1,503

undergraduate students

1,077

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, founded in 1821, is a private, coeducational, specialized institution. Its campus is located in Philadelphia. Founded as Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and first college of pharmacy in North America, USciences now offers more than 30 degree-granting programs from bachelor's through doctoral degrees in the health sciences, bench sciences, and healthcare business and policy fields.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,580
Established in 1821
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

35-acre, urban campus in Philadelphia (population: 1,580,863). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to residence halls and local off-campus housing. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA
19104-4495

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
29%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
79%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
560
75th
670
25th
550
75th
28
25th
21
75th
28
25th
21
75th
29
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Other application fee (no fee if filed online)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) December 15
Application deadline (final deadline) August 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,234
Declined 895
Total Received 3,129

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
Admission test scores
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

97%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$16,819

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $25,800
Room $10,821
Board $6,773
Additional fees $1,700
Books & supplies $1,050
Total $46,144
Average Financial Aid - $16,819
Total with Avg. Aid $29,325

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,865,821
State $1,012,980
Institutional $19,383,375
Other external $445,853
Total $22,708,029

Non-need-based

Federal
State $24,560
Institutional $3,598,084
Other external $127,189
Total $3,749,833
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 215 596-8894
F: 215 596-8554
finaid@usciences.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Softball
Tennis
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

basketball

Club Sports - Women's

field hockey

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dance company, dance team, floor hockey, soccer, South Asian dance team, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II), Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biochemistry.
Bioinformatics.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other.
Environmental Science.
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Health Services Administration.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry.
Microbiology, General.
Natural Products Chemistry and Pharmacognosy.
Neuroscience.
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Oncology and Cancer Biology.
Pharmaceutical Marketing and Management.
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design.
Pharmacology and Toxicology.
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs.
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Physics, General.
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing.
Psychology, General.
Public Health, General.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Pharmaceutical/healthcare Business
  3. Pharmaceutical Science/pharmacology/toxicology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Health Professions
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,580

total students

60%

in-state

40%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

58%

1,503
students

Female
63%
951

Male
37%
552

42%

1,077
students

Female
67%
721

Male
33%
356

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

1,319
students

Female
64%
839

Male
36%
480

12%

184
students

Female
61%
112

Male
39%
72

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
31%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
40%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

11%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

100

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 14
Countries most often represented Canada
India
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
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