Tuition & Fees

$26,700

$26,700

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
30%
500-599
54%
400-499
11%
700-800
10%
600-699
41%
500-599
43%
400-499
6%
700-800
6%
600-699
31%
500-599
47%
400-499
16%
30-36
22%
24-29
38%
18-23
40%
30-36
12%
24-29
56%
18-23
32%
30-36
16%
24-29
50%
18-23
34%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,192
Declined + 1,492
Total Received 3,684
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Private (nonprofit)

2,080

undergraduate 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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,080
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)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)

Philadelphia, PA

35-acre, urban campus in Philadelphia (population: 1,567,872). 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

Greek Life

 
2 fraternities 6% of male students
 
2 sororities 6% of female students
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
30%
500-599
54%
400-499
11%
700-800
10%
600-699
41%
500-599
43%
400-499
6%
700-800
6%
600-699
31%
500-599
47%
400-499
16%
30-36
22%
24-29
38%
18-23
40%
30-36
12%
24-29
56%
18-23
32%
30-36
16%
24-29
50%
18-23
34%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 15 (priority deadline)
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 Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,192
Declined + 1,492
Total Received 3,684

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Recommendations
Work Experience

Not Considered

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
admit@usciences.edu

Financial Aid

30%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$29,235

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $25,000
Room $7,700
Board $6,122
Additional fees $1,700
Books & supplies $1,050
Total $41,572
Average Financial Aid - $29,235
Total with Avg. Aid $12,337
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

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 S.w.a.
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
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
Pharmacy Administration
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

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

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Health Professions
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

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

2,080

total students

45%

in-state

55%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,080
students

Female
62%
1,284

Male
38%
796

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

%

2,080
students

Female
62%
1,284

Male
38%
796

Not reported

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
29%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
37%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

13%

Transfer applicants accepted

41%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
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 Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Spring: December 15

Transfer Credits

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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