University of the Sciences

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
4-year Private university


University of the Sciences is a private institution established in 1821 with urban setting located at Philadelphia. Its tuition and fees are $39,994 (2017-18). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,277. It practices semester-based academic calendar.

Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1821
Selectivity Low
Size Small
1,277 Undergraduates


Student-Faculty Ratio
Health Professions
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology


Cost of Attendance
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $25,000
Outstate Tuition Fee $25,000
Room and Board Fees $15,938
$91,800 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation


60% (Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Difficult
$45 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.7 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp

For International Students

75 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$36,266 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$8,849 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $45,348
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
55% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application --
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

USciences Merit Awards
Total Worth Varies
Eligibility All entering freshmen and transfer students
Minimum Criteria Based on academic excellence in high school and comparative scores on the SAT or the ACT
Requirement for maintenance Maintain satisfactory academic progress
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

USciences Opportunity Scholarship
Total Worth Full tution fee
Details Eligibility: First year undergraduates and a Federal Pell Grant eligible student.


1,277 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
90% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
73% Students graduate within 6 years