#60 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

University of the Sciences

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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University of the Sciences overview
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Online usciences.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
University of the Sciences overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a private institution with a focus on science and healthcare education. Established in 1821, it holds the distinction of being America's first pharmacy school. The campus offers a blend of urban and suburban settings, located in the University City neighborhood, just minutes away from downtown Philadelphia. This location provides students with access to a vibrant cultural and professional scene. The college is known for its programs in pharmacy, physical therapy, and other health science disciplines. University of the Sciences maintains a selective admissions process, seeking students with strong backgrounds in science and mathematics. On-campus living is available, with residence halls that accommodate a significant portion of the student body. The university does not highlight athletics as a core part of its identity; instead, it emphasizes its academic programs and contributions to the healthcare industry.

  2,119 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 301 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $25,800 plus fees of $1,700. USciences is ranked 1037 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for University of the Sciences
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,050
Other Fees$1,700
Room and Board $17,594
Budget for Other Expenses$3,300
Total One Year Cost$49,444

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$91,100 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

65% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of the Sciences students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 54%
Biology 32%
Physical Sciences 6%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 5%
Psychology 3%

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