University of the Sciences Rankings

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In the World#3585 of 14178
In North America#1035 of 2629
In the United States#962 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#65 of 155
In Philadelphia#10 of 19

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
71%
Average SAT
1215
Average ACT
26
Avg. cost to attend
$34,888 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,372
Graduates
913
Male:Female Ratio
35:65
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

University of the Sciences Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate71%72%71%
Applicants3,6391,0862,553
Admissions2,5827771,805
Freshmen enrolled full time428147281

394 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

50 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
408 or 95%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1120
or below

75% of them
had 1310
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in University of the Sciences are 1120-1310 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
78 or 18%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 23
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in University of the Sciences are 23-28 (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

White1065 (47%)
Asian689 (30%)
Black or African American148 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown143 (6%)
Hispanic85 (4%)
Two or more races79 (3%)
Nonresident Alien70 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander4 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$34,888/year
Average aid awarded
$8,946
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$29,312
$30-48K$29,118
$48-75K$34,806
$75-110K$35,766
$110K+$36,054

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 capacity601
Combined charge for room and board$17,166
Room charge$10,608
Meal charge$6,558

University of the Sciences Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Pharmacy142
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other114
Physical Therapy & Therapist69
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General63
Occupational Therapy & Therapist4517
Physician Assistant41
Pharmaceutical Marketing and Management930
Biomedical Sciences, General32
Biology & Biological Sciences, General16
Pharmaceutical Sciences14
Pharmacology and Toxicology113
Chemistry, General101
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing10
Cell & Cellular and Molecular Biology27
Biochemistry71
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist8
Health Services Administration15
Health & Medical Psychology6
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs4
Microbiology, General3
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design3
Physics, General2
Bioinformatics2
Psychology, General1
Kinesiology and Exercise Science1
Oncology and Cancer Biology1
Grand Total291145245
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate78%74%80%
  • Full-time retention rate - 85%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

Publications & Citations

Publications
8,219
Citations
133,147

Publication count by topic

Medicine
1,738
Chemistry
1,433
Materials science
882
Computer science
786
Biology
772
Mathematics
476
Physics
388
Engineering
354
Psychology
253
Environmental science
190
Geology
184
Business
117
Geography
104
Sociology
55
Economics
54
Political science
50
History
23
Art
22
Philosophy
19

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Medicine88634,411
Geology9372,922
Environmental science9904,384
Chemistry109624,843
Physics11745,630
Materials science122711,634
Biology124319,234
Engineering12673,311
Geography1440871
Psychology14485,266
Economics15201,235
Mathematics15673,322
Computer science15944,365
Business15971,168
Sociology1616621
Political science1797230
Art22677
Philosophy24655
History28344

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199035228
199146269
199252366
199356313
199477398
199566440
199677449
199765531
199878633
199966697
200088860
2001108884
2002951088
20031081271
20041401485
20052001847
20061872204
20072002704
20082203266
20092613774
20102764354
20113295630
20123696441
20133697558
20144178092
20155179175
20165359622
201751610767
20185539942
201960711768
202064313593

General info

Alternative namesUSP
USciences
Founded1821
WikipediaUniversity of the Sciences
MottoNosse haec omnia salus est
To know all this is health
Colorscrimson, gray
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff482
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools

Location and Contacts

Address600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104-4495
United States
City population1,581,000
Phone2155968800
Fax+1 (215) 596 8821

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