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University of the Sciences Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

2,868 students

64% admitted

  • 2,604 full time
  • 264 part time
  • 1,019 men full time
  • 1,585 women full time
  • 4,494 applied
  • 2,892 admitted
  • 467 enrolled

1,459 Undergraduates

$31,774 tuition/year

  • 1,400 Graduates
  • 9 Non-Degree
  • $31,774 out of state
  • $1,632 fees
  • $13,054 room & board
  • $1,050 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Mid East Large City
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Mary from Philadelphia, PA
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  • For a university in the city, there's enough grass to roll around on, and if not, Drexel, which has more greenery, is pretty close by! USP, UPenn, and Drexel are…

  • Jan-06-2013 Read More
  • Tiamia from Philadelphia, PA
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  • My school prepares you very wel for your future whether that be grad school or a career in the health field. My school is for diligent hard workers. USP is…

  • Jul-11-2012 Read More
  • Anwar from Lansdowne, PA
  • 0
  • Usciences is an evil school where kids are forced to come by their parents so that they are forced to pursue careers with large starting salaries against the students' will.…

  • Jul-26-2012 Read More
  • 2cor4
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  • USP is a small science school, appropriate for students who are set on their goals and future. Most well known major would be pharmacy. It is easy to get in…

  • Sep-09-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

At University of the Sciences, we are building on a life sciences legacy started almost two centuries ago as Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, which remains one of our five colleges today. From treating, researching, and studying diseases and cures on a molecular level to the medicines that improve the lives of people worldwide, USciences is about moving life forward.

We have been, and continue to be, an incubator for a thriving alumni network who share a passion for exploration and discovery in pharmacy, science, and healthcare as well as for governmental, business, and administrative professions. The results are rewarding, well-paying careers and discoveries across the pharmaceutical, medical, healthcare, and biotech spectrums worldwide.

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 4
  • Amanda
  • Dec-27-2011 I am a current student here

    This school is very academically based. Most students here are very serious about their education and are determined to achieve goals in their desired majors.

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  • 3
  • Tiffany from Philadelphia, PA
  • Jan-24-2011 I am a current student here

    It is a very small school, though mostly everyone knows everyone, there is not as many campus activities as a bigger campus school. There are ups and downs to USci!

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  • 5
  • Dhruv from Bethlehem, PA
  • Dec-29-2010 I am a current student here

    USP is a great social school. All the students get to know each other since its such a small school. USP is only 15 minutes away from center city, so there are many activities to engage yourself in to keep yourself busy. You never get bored at USP.

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  • Meghan from Bel Air, MD
  • Dec-27-2010 I am a current student here

    For as small as the school is, there is a lot of diversity. We are right in the middle of University City. In Philadelphia, there is so much to do and on the campuses of other schools, there are so many people to meet. It can be hard to find something to do on campus besides studying. Everyone is always in the books. The campus was not set up for fun, but for hard work. If you willing to look, you can have a lot of fun here. I have enjoyed meeting so many new people.

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