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University of the Sciences (USciences)

600 South 43rd Street, Philadelphia, PA

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University of the Sciences is a nonprofit private institution located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and provides a large number of program options for students. Approximately 2,900 students are enrolled annually at University of the Sciences.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Recreation And Fitness Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology

Students applying for admission are generally required to submit an application, school records, standardized test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by admissions officials. Students may submit either the SAT or ACT exam scores to be considered for admissions to USP. A score in a range of 1640 - 1910 on the SAT, or 23 - 27 for the ACT is common among accepted students. 64% of those students that apply are admitted to this school, of which 16% choose to enroll. More information from the admissions office can be found at usciences.edu.

Undergraduate tuition is approximately $35,000 annually, though it may change based on any number of circumstances. Students should visit the school's net price calculator to find what your personalized cost of attendance would be. The price of on-campus housing is approximately $8,400 annually. University of the Sciences may offer financial aid for students that are eligible by way of grants and loans.

USP has a variety of athletic programs overseen by the NCAA. Sports available may include but not limited to:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Golf (NCAA Division II)

Students who would like to see more about University of the Sciences may check out their website at http://www.usciences.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may provide a better idea of the students University of the Sciences accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at University of the Sciences is around 2,700 students, where graduate students make up roughly 12% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $36,000-$43,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $1,500 to $1,800 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$21,692
Receiving Student Loans73%$11,206
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, University of the Sciences may provide services like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Graduation Rates

With a graduation rate of around 72%, University of the Sciences is among the most successful schools in the area.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years67%
Graduating in 5 Years5%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Occupational Therapy (OT) Program
    • * Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 1999)
  • Pharmacy (Pharm. D.) Program
    • * Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (since 1939)

Intercollegiate Athletics

University of the Sciences is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Central Atlantic Collegiate Conf)
  • Basketball (Central Atlantic Collegiate Conf)
  • Golf
  • Rifle
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by University of the Sciences by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Natural Resources and Conservation

    Physical Sciences

    Psychology

    Recreation and Fitness Studies

    Data Disclaimer

    Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact University of the Sciences for official up-to-date information.

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    58.00%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    100%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    10:1

    DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
    6

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $17,364