University of the Sciences

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495
(215) 596-8810
(888) 996-8747
Fax: (215) 596-8821

Contact: Louis Hegyes
Director of Admission
Main Address
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495
(215) 596-8800

www.usp.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 2,076
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 534
Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,063
Graduate enrollment: 366

Setting
Urban setting
Very large city (over 500,000)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $45

Online application fee: $45
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 58%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 86%


College Majors

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Bioinformatics B
Biology B
Microbiology B
Pharmacology/Toxicology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Marketing Management B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Health Services – General B
Medicinal/Pharmaceutical Chemistry B
Physician Assistance B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities and science B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Sport/Fitness Administration B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Health/Medical Psychology B
Psychology – General B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of the Sciences Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(215) 596-8800
Website:www.usciences.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.usciences.edu/applying/
Address:600 South 43rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,541
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):72%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:9 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,384 (94% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$38,850
Out-of-state Tuition:$38,850
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$20,285

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of the Sciences Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of the Sciences.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1544
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Health Professions and Related Programs3783
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Physical Sciences211
Psychology11
Grand total618158

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at University of the Sciences.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Grand total21

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of the Sciences and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$38,850
Out-of-state$38,850
Books and supplies$1,050

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$29,124
Out-of-state$29,124

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid323100%
Grant or scholarship aid323100%$20,285
Student loan aid22269%$11,265

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,52599%$20,569
Federal student loans1,05368%$7,520

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of the Sciences. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of the Sciences students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants3,6611,1172,544
Percent admitted100%63%58%
Percent admitted who enrolled9%11%8%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of the Sciences Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,541
Undergraduate enrollment1,344
Graduate enrollment1,197

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of the Sciences Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs
    • Occupational Therapy (OTD) - Programs leading to a Doctoral Degree
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist

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