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University of the Sciences
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  • 4 Year
  • PHILADELPHIA, PA

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade A

About

600 SOUTH 43RD STREET
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19104
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference
From University of the Sciences

Uniquely focused on the sciences and healthcare, University of the Sciences has educated proven leaders, professionals, and practitioners for 200 years. We offer over 30 programs, bachelor's through doctoral degrees, on campus and online, in health sciences, bench sciences, and healthcare business and policy fields.

Our students benefit from hands-on education and real-world experiences in a close-knit community, with large university resources. Our graduates are proven everywhere, with rewarding, well-paying careers in in-demand science and healthcare fields:

Top 10 in U.S. for Return on Investment, 40 years after enrollment among private four-year institutions (A First Try at ROI: Ranking 4,500 Colleges, Georgetown University, 2019)

Fixed tuition equals proven value. Our students know the full price to earn their degree from start to finish—no hidden fees/annual tuition increases—unlike other schools. Generous scholarships are available.

Be the spark. Make your mark. At USciences.

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University of the Sciences Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
71%
SAT Range
1120-1310
ACT Range
23-28
Application Fee
$45
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$34,888 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,946 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
69%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 29 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 33 responses
12%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 33 responses

Majors

Professional Programs

Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program prepares students for today’s pharmacy with a competency-driven curriculum. Occupational Therapy (MOT, DrOT) program provides a strong foundation in core/social sciences, and hands-on experience. Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program is a hands-on clinical program taught by doctoral-trained, clinically-certified specialists.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    12%
  • On Campus
    88%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,353 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
19
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
31%
Varsity Athletes
14%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 23 responses
  • Intelligent
    39%
  • Stressed yet motivated
    35%
  • Book-smart, but socially inept
    13%
  • Try-hards
    9%
  • Snob
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
86%
Poll
63%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 41 responses
Poll
72%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 50 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Strong academic aspect
    52%
  • Nerdy
    32%
  • Subpar
    8%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • Strict
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$91,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
78%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
96%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 23 responses

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