University of the Sciences: Statistics

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#1682 of 14,134 In the World
#490 of 2,597 In North America
#443 of 2,496 In the United States
#24 of 155 In Pennsylvania
#7 of 19 In Philadelphia
#343 of 1,316 For Computer Networking
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
71%
Average SAT
1215
Average ACT
26
Avg. cost to attend
$31,497 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,461
Graduates
914
Male:Female Ratio
33:67
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

University of the Sciences Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 71% 71% 72%
Applicants 3,129 900 2,229
Admissions 2,234 638 1,596
Freshmen enrolled full time 324 99 225
Freshmen enrolled part time 1 1

1,874 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

487 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
320 or 98%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1110
or below

75% of them
had 1320
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in the University of the Sciences are 1110-1320 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
61 or 19%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 22
or below

75% of them
had 29
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in the University of the Sciences are 22-29 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1121 (47%)
Asian 635 (27%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 204 (9%)
Black or African American 176 (7%)
Two or more races 92 (4%)
Hispanic 78 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 64 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 3 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$31,497/year
Average aid awarded
$12,002
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $23,593
$30-48K $27,539
$48-75K $29,384
$75-110K $33,577
$110K+ $35,166

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $26,983$30,168
Tuition in-state $26,983$30,168
Tuition out-of-state $26,983$30,168
Fee in-district $1,700
Fee in-state $1,700
Fee out-of-state $1,700

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 688
Combined charge for room and board $17,594
Room charge $10,821
Meal charge $6,773

University of the Sciences Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Pharmacy 139
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other 78
Physical Therapy & Therapist 76
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General 59
Biomedical Sciences, General 58
Occupational Therapy & Therapist 40 13
Pharmaceutical Marketing and Management 16 19
Pharmacology and Toxicology 7 2 4
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 12
Biochemistry 8 1 2
Chemistry, General 8 1
Microbiology, General 8
Health Services Administration 8
Psychology, General 7
Cell & Cellular and Molecular Biology 1 6
Physics, General 6
Neuroscience 6
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist 4
Health & Medical Psychology 4
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design 1 3
Bioinformatics 4
Pharmaceutical Sciences 3
Environmental Science 3
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 3
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 3
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry 2
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology 1
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs 1
Oncology and Cancer Biology 1
Grand Total 289 76 253
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 81% 79% 82%
  • Full-time retention rate - 90%

Publications & Citations

Publications
14,795
Citations
224,471

Publication / Citation count by topic

Engineering
4,954 / 61,158
Chemistry
3,470 / 58,229
Physics
3,177 / 51,317
Medicine
2,692 / 61,822
Biology
2,422 / 52,765
Computer Science
2,318 / 23,620
Materials Science
2,315 / 34,419
Environmental Science
1,097 / 18,302
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
851 / 8,321
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
821 / 9,897
Mathematics
647 / 5,943
Chemical Engineering
544 / 7,866
Business
534 / 5,390
Automation and Control engineering
479 / 2,836
Computer Networking
383 / 3,776
Psychology
383 / 9,843
Demography
370 / 6,358
Pharmacology
325 / 9,452
Health Science
309 / 8,214
Computer Vision
300 / 2,463
Oncology and Cancer research
282 / 5,371
Blockchain and Cryptography
277 / 2,631
Economics
270 / 3,186
Electronic Engineering
252 / 1,681
Biochemistry
246 / 5,488
Optical Engineering
241 / 2,296
Immunology
229 / 6,345
Nanotechnology
214 / 4,692
Radiochemistry
214 / 3,427
Cyber Security
207 / 3,295
Geology
204 / 3,321
Environmental Management
202 / 2,933
Virology
193 / 6,078
Public Health
191 / 3,988
Geography and Cartography
189 / 1,875
Quantum and Particle physics
188 / 6,207
Renewable Energy Engineering
184 / 3,309
Theoretical Physics
180 / 3,564
Art & Design
180 / 1,215
Machine Learning
179 / 1,695

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 50 281
1992 54 331
1993 56 340
1994 80 433
1995 72 462
1996 81 491
1997 77 570
1998 89 664
1999 81 762
2000 103 894
2001 114 979
2002 105 1243
2003 118 1477
2004 167 1720
2005 229 2128
2006 258 2539
2007 270 3114
2008 306 3888
2009 389 4618
2010 468 5562
2011 610 7413
2012 694 9043
2013 677 11389
2014 935 12911
2015 1143 15178
2016 1277 16953
2017 1345 20648
2018 1502 21548
2019 1793 27974
2020 2153 38940
2021 2255 51514

Notable alumni

  1. Teodoro Moscoso

    Teodoro Moscoso
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1910-1992 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    José Teodoro Moscoso Mora, was a Puerto Rican businessman and politician known as "the architect of Operation Bootstrap".

  2. Robert L. McNeil, Jr

    Robert L. McNeil, Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1915-2010 (aged 95)
    Occupations
    chemistpharmacistpharmacologist
    Biography

    Robert Lincoln McNeil Jr. was an American chemist and pharmaceutical industry executive. He was responsible for, among other things, the commercial development, naming, and introduction of the pain reliever Tylenol.

  3. William Procter, Jr

    William Procter, Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1817-1874 (aged 57)
    Occupations
    pharmacist
    Biography

    William Procter Jr. was an American pharmacist. He graduated from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy in 1837. He is known for his role in establishing the American Pharmacists Association and his work on the United States Pharmacopeia. He was the author/editor of the first pharmacy textbook published in America. He is generally regarded as the Father of American Pharmacy.

  4. Harkishan Singh

    Harkishan Singh
    Years
    1928-2020 (aged 92)
    Occupations
    chemist
    Biography

    Harkishan Singh was Professor Emeritus at the Panjab University (Chandigarh, India). He was a well recognized pharmaceutical academic, medicinal chemistry researcher and science historian. He had more than half a century experience in his respective fields to his credit. He worked at the Banaras Hindu University, University of Saugar, and the Panjab University in India, and abroad at the University of Maryland, University of Mississippi and the University of London.

  5. Robert Battey

    Robert Battey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1828-1895 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    surgeon
    Biography

    Robert Battey was an American physician who is known for pioneering a surgical procedure then called Battey's Operation and now termed radical oophorectomy (or removal of a woman's ovaries).

  6. Edward Parrish

    Edward Parrish
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1822-1872 (aged 50)
    Occupations
    pharmacist
    Biography

    Edward Parrish was an American pharmacist. He was the first president of Swarthmore College.

  7. Susan Hayhurst

    Susan Hayhurst
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1820-1909 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    pharmacistphysicianeducatorteacher
    Biography

    Susan Hayhurst was an American physician, pharmacist, and educator, and the first woman to receive a pharmacy degree in the United States.

General info

Alternative names USP
USciences
Founded 1821
Motto Nosse haec omnia salus est
To know all this is health
Colors crimson, gray
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 476
Carnegie Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools

Location and Contacts

Address 600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104-4495
United States
City population 1,581,000
Phone 2155968800
Fax +1 (215) 596 8821

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