University of the Sciences: Ranking & Review

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Philadelphia
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United States
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World
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1314405052
Top 30%

University of the Sciences Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate61%62%60%
Applicants3,6011,1092,492
Admissions2,1886871,501
Enrolled undergraduates350136214
Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,3598861,473

353 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

28 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores307
Percent of students submitting SAT scores87%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
600
Math
612

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores100
Percent of students submitting ACT scores28%
ACT Composite
26
ACT English
26
ACT Math
26

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for both undergraduates and graduates.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended

University of the Sciences Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$60,082$60,082
Off-campus$60,082$60,082
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $15,938 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of the Sciences provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 581 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$38,294$38,294
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,700$1,700
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,596$1,596
Tuition for Full-time graduates$30,168$30,168
Fees for full-time graduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$1,676$1,676

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs258111282651
Biological and Biomedical Sciences6210981
Physical Sciences132116
Psychology268
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies55
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities44
English Language and Literature & Letters33
Natural Resources and Conservation
Grand Total344132292768

A total of 344 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of the Sciences.

At the master's and doctor's level 424 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate73%73%73%
  • Full-time retention rate - 85%

General info

Alternative namesUSP
USciences
Founded1821
MottoNosse haec omnia salus est
To know all this is health
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorscrimson, gray
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff511
Instructional FTE203
Research FTE29
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.usciences.edu
Address600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104-4495
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population1,581,000
Phone2155968800
Fax+1 (215) 596 8821

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