600 South 43rd Street Admissions Office Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495 215-596-8810
About University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
  • Year of Foundation 1821
  • Size of Campus 35 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,979
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 60% 40% 50%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 25,450
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition N/A
  • Application Fee $45
  • Enrollment No. 2,602
University of the Sciences (USciences), officially known as University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (USciences), located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in pharmacy and a variety of other health-related disciplines.Today, the University continues to build on that reputation and is now home to 27 undergraduate and 21 graduate programs in five colleges. Its 3,000 students have enrolled in premier programs in the health sciences, ranging across pharmacy with its direct entry doctoral program to pre-med to physical therapy to healthcare business and health policy. Students study almost the entire range of the health sciences in one of its five colleges:
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Student Association; Black Student Union; USP Bhangra Dance Team; International Student Association; Kapisanan ng Pilipino Instudiante (KAPIS); Korean Student Association; Latino Student Association; Maya Dance Team;
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 2
  • Other general policies honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses N/A
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Greek Week, Student Appreciation Day, Parent' Weekend, Alumni Weekend, Homecoming
  • Number of students in fraternities 2
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Alpha Lambda Delta, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Psi Chi National Honor Society, Rho Chi Pharmacy Honor Society, Sigma Xi
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 2
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Agape Christian Fellowship; Bahai Campus Association; Emmanuel Christian Fellowship; Harvest Christian Fellowship; Hillel; Hindu Student Council; Islamic Awareness Organization; Navodhya Christian Fellowship; Newman Club; S
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Philadelphia, PA (3), Allentown, PA (68)
  • Distance to nearest train Philadelphia, PA (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Philadelphia, PA (1)
Student Housing
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 67%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, apartment for single students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 3
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 27%
Campus Services
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Counseling Services career, academic, psychological
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Museums N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi No
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Books in Library N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 98%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Glaxosmithkline, Merck & Company, Bristol Myers Squibb, Walgreen's Pharmacy, Target Pharmacy, Rite Aid Pharmacy, Brooks Pharmacy, Acme Albertson's Pharmacy, Walmart Pharmacy, Long's Drugs, Christiana Care, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Templ
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis