Tuition & Fees

$25,000

$25,000

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
46%
500-599
44%
400-499
4%
700-800
16%
600-699
41%
500-599
42%
400-499
1%
700-800
6%
600-699
31%
500-599
47%
400-499
16%
30-36
27%
24-29
37%
18-23
36%
30-36
12%
24-29
56%
18-23
32%
30-36
23%
24-29
47%
18-23
30%
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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

1

teacher

7

students

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Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,511
Declined + 1,701
Total Received 4,212
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Private (nonprofit)

1,231

undergraduate students

1,000

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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

SAT 2663
ACT 3671

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,231
Established in 1821
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  ACS American Chemical Society
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  ARC-PA Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant
•  CAPTE (Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)

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Philadelphia, PA

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.

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
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
46%
500-599
44%
400-499
4%
700-800
16%
600-699
41%
500-599
42%
400-499
1%
700-800
6%
600-699
31%
500-599
47%
400-499
16%
30-36
27%
24-29
37%
18-23
36%
30-36
12%
24-29
56%
18-23
32%
30-36
23%
24-29
47%
18-23
30%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $45
(no fee if filed online)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 15 (priority deadline)
August 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,511
Declined + 1,701
Total Received 4,212

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Considered

Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Augustine DiStefano, Jr.
Executive Director of Admission
P: 888 996-8747
F: 215 596-8821
admit@usciences.edu

Financial Aid

50%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$29,638

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $23,300
Room $9,954
Board $6,544
Additional fees $1,700
Books & supplies $1,050
Total $42,548
Average Financial Aid - $29,638
Total with Avg. Aid $12,910

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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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Pamela Ramanathan
Director of Financial Aid
p.ramanathan@usciences.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
softball
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
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 Directors

Marc Caserio (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Cynthia Rabideau (women's)
Compliance Officer And Swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II), Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference
Mascot
Drake the Devil
School colors
crimson and gray

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics
Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Biomedical Writing
Business
Cancer Biology
Cell Biology/Biotechnology
Cell/Molecular Biology
Chemistry
Data Science
Environmental Science
Exercise Physiology
Health Policy
Health Psychology
Health Sciences
Medical Humanities
Medical Laboratory Science
Microbiology
Neuroscience
Occupational Therapy
Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Pharmaceutical Science
Pharmaceutical/Healthcare Business
Pharmaceutics
Pharmacognosy
Pharmacology/Toxicology
Pharmacy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant Studies
Physics
Psychology
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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

2,231

total students

50%

in-state

50%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

55%

1,231
students

Female
64%
788

Male
36%
443

45%

1,000
students

Female
66%
657

Male
34%
343

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,216
students

Female
64%
776

Male
36%
440

2%

15
students

Female
80%
12

Male
20%
3

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
34%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
44%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

21%

Transfer applicants accepted

43%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

100

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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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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

International Student Contact

Bill Keyes
International Student Specialist
215 895-3135
w.keyes@usciences.edu

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