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University of the Sciences Scholarships

600 South 43rd Street Tuition In/Out-State: $25,000 / $25,000 Total Fall Enrollment: 2,868
Philadelphia , PA 19104-4495 Books and Supplies: $1,050 Applicants Admitted: 64%
(215) 596-8894 On-campus Room and Board: $15,738 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 100% Undergraduate Application Fee: $45 Receiving Institutional Aid: 100% , $5,200 on average
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  • University of the Sciences General Information

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    Address 600 South 43rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495
    Phone Number (215) 596-8894
    Web Address
    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.

    Type of School Four or more years, Private not-for-profit
    Religious affiliation None
    Highest degree offered Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
    Calendar Semester
    Setting Large City
    Distance learning opportunities Yes

    University of the Sciences Size

    Total enrollment 2,868
    Enrolled full time 2,604
    Enrolled part time 264

    University of the Sciences Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 1,019
    Women enrolled full time 1,585
    American Indian/Alaskan Native -
    Asian/Pacific Islander -
    Black/Non-Hispanic -
    Hispanic -
    White/Non-Hispanic -
    Non-Resident Alien 3%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 14%
  • University of the Sciences Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number -
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $45
    Applied 4,494
    Admitted 2,892
    Enrolled 467
    Admitted % 64%

    University of the Sciences Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Required
    Secondary school rank Required
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Recommended
    Completion of college preparatory program Required
    Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
    Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended

    University of the Sciences Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 96%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score 530
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score 610
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score 580
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score 670
    Students submitting ACT 22%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 23
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 27
  • University of the Sciences Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $25,000
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $25,000
    Books and Supplies $1,050
    On-campus room and board $15,738
    Off-campus room and board $15,188

    University of the Sciences Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 100%
    Receiving Federal Grants 27% , $5,299 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 100% , $5,200 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 69% , $11,265 on average
  • University of the Sciences Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2016/2017 academic year.

    Biochemistry 9 2 2
    Bioinformatics 0 3 0
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 17 0 0
    Biomedical Sciences, General 9 0 0
    Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology 0 2 1
    Microbiology, General 5 0 0
    Oncology and Cancer Biology 0 0 0
    Pharmacology and Toxicology 15 2 0
    Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 0 7 0
    Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 4 0 0
    Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other 0 0 0
    Health Services Administration 0 4 0
    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 101 0 0
    Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry 2 0 0
    Natural Products Chemistry and Pharmacognosy 0 2 0
    Occupational Therapy/Therapist 0 43 15
    Pharmaceutical Marketing and Management 25 18 0
    Pharmaceutical Sciences 18 0 0
    Pharmaceutics and Drug Design 0 3 4
    Pharmacy 0 0 186
    Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs 0 6 0
    Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other 200 0 0
    Physical Therapy/Therapist 0 0 66
    Physician Assistant 0 20 0
    Public Health, General 0 18 0
    Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 4 0 0
    Environmental Science 2 0 0
    Kinesiology and Exercise Science 11 0 0
    PHYSICAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Chemistry, General 3 2 2
    Physics, General 1 0 0
    PSYCHOLOGY Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Health/Medical Psychology 0 2 0
    Psychology, General 8 0 0
  • University of the Sciences Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline -
    Priority application deadline -
    Fall application deadline April 15
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due March 1
    SAT Subject score report due -
    College will notify student by October 1
    Student must reply to acceptance by May 1
    Deadline for housing deposit May 1

    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline -
    Financial aid deadline March 15
    College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about -
    Student must reply to financial aid decision by May 1

    Early Decision/Action

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    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline January 1
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline -
    Transfer application closing date April 15
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms -
    College will notify student of transfer decision by -
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USciences Academic Awards

Scholarship Description
This award is based on your academic achievements to date. The Admissions Office awards these grants to incoming students. You do not have to apply separately for a USP Merit Grant, but recipients must maintain Full-time enrollment to retain this award. You will be reviewed automatically and notified by mail regarding your eligibility. Please direct inquiries regarding the USP Merit Grant to the Admissions office. This is a non-need based program.
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