2,246
Students
Financial aid thermometer
27,824
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
57
57%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of the Sciences is a University institution located in Philadelphia, PA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104-4495
United States
Contact Executive Director of Admission and Enrollment Services
Email: admit@usciences.edu
Phone: 888-996-8747
Fax: 215-596-8821

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Microbiology Checkmark
Pharmacology And Toxicology Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences Checkmark
Medicinal And Pharmaceutical Chemistry Checkmark
Occupational Therapy Checkmark
Pharmacy Checkmark
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, And Administration Related Checkmark
Physical Therapy Checkmark
Physician Assistant Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,738
Applied
2,168
Accepted
2,246
Enrolled
58%
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Female Admissions

2,539
Females Applied
1,460
Females Accepted
58%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,199
Males Applied
708
Males Accepted
59%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

45
Application Fee
3.7
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 3
One recommendation
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 15th Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 27 22 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

25,000
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

27,824
Avg. Financial Aid Package
36,266
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
5,127
Avg. Loan Aid
17,551
Avg. Grant Aid
11,041
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
56%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
54%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,246
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
56%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.61%
Black or African American 5.83%
White or Caucasian 43.46%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.49%
Asian 34.55%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.13%
Two or more races 1.69%
Other 9.04%

Gender

Male (38.56%)
Female (61.44%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Greek Week, Student Appreciation Day and Parent's Weekend

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Hillel: Jewish Student Association, Pre-Medical Society, Society of Physics Students and American Chemical Society

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 No
Golf No Division 2 No
Riflery Checkmark Division 2 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 2 No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 No
Golf No Division 2 No
Riflery Checkmark Division 2 No
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 2 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

419
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 189
Part-time - 230
Male - 178
Female - 241