#12 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

University of the Sciences

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Student Population
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Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Online usciences.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
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Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, University of the Sciences is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 3,639 prospective students applied, and 2,582 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 428 enrolled in the school.  2,011 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 220 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $23,300 plus fees of $1,700. USciences is ranked 153 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



USciences is rated within the top 26% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1120/1310
ACT 23/28
GPA 3.61
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Apr 15, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $45

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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 $17,166
Budget for Other Expenses$3,300
Total One Year Cost$46,516

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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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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=215132 IPEDS survey data for University of the Sciences.

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