University of the Sciences

University of the Sciences

Philadelphia, PA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
61%
39%
student ratio
2,339
total students
$34,336 | $34,336
in-state | out-of-state tuition
Not Reported
fall application deadline
57%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
Not
Reported
sat math
Not
Reported
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
Not
Reported
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Microbiology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pharmacology and Toxicology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Occupational Therapy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pharmacy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Therapy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physician Assistant
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Humanities
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

57% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied4,281
    • Accepted2,478
    • Acceptance Rate57%
    • Enrolled2,339
    • Female Applicants2,941
    • Females Accepted1,682
    • Female Acceptance Rate57%
    • Male Applicants1,340
    • Males Accepted796
    • Male Acceptance Rate59%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.77
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 520 610
    • SAT Math 560 650
    • SAT Writing 520 620
    • ACT Composite 24 27
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$34,336
    • Out-of-state tuition *$34,336
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,760.00
    • Room and board *$14,108.00
    • Room only *$8,620.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students2,339
    • Male Student Percentage39%
    • Female Student Percentage61%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino4.06%
    • Black or African American6.28%
    • White or Caucasian39.69%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.06%
    • Asian38.46%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.31%
    • Two or more races2.58%
    • Unknown7.38%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students56% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing Not Reported
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Student Government Association, Hillel: Jewish Student Association, Pre-Medical Society, Society of Physics Students, American Chemical Society
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division II and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Archery Yes No No
    • Baseball No Division 2 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 2 No
    • Golf No Division 2 No
    • Rifle Yes Division 2 No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis No Division 2 No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Archery Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 2 No
    • Golf No Division 2 No
    • Rifle Yes Division 2 No
    • Softball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis No Division 2 No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 2 Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty365
    • Full-time Percentage55%
    • Part-time Percentage45%
    • Female Percentage59%
    • Male Percentage41%
    • Student:Faculty RatioNot Reported

Location & Contact

600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495
USA

Ms.Dianna Collins

Executive Director of Admission and Enrollment Services

Phone: 888-996-8747
Fax: 215-596-8821
Email: admit@usciences.edu


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