University of the Sciences: Review & Facts

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University of the Sciences is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,665 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1821 and is one of the 44 schools and colleges located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

University of the Sciences is listed among Top LGBT Institutions in the country.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
35
Fair
At University of the Sciences you can earn your several-month certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

University of the Sciences deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 35 majors. The most popular concentrations are Pharmacy, Medical, Medical Assistant, Nursing, and Physical Therapy. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.

Student Retention
90%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at University of the Sciences is very high at 90% (well above Pennsylvania average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at University of the Sciences is good: 72%. Approximately 27% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at University of the Sciences is good: 10:1. Find out more regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$37,600
High
Average tuition cost is extremely high - around $35,700 per year. The additional fees at University of the Sciences (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $1,900; which comes to $37,600 per year.

Read the details about University of the Sciences additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
58%
Doable
According to government data, 3,738 applications were submitted and 2,168 were accepted, so it is not very hard to get admitted at this school.

This school might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants' SAT and ACT test scores at University of the Sciences in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$8,900
High
University of the Sciences provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of the Sciences, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B+
Dicey
University of the Sciences offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 700 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is a bit high: nearly $8,900 per academic year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at University of the Sciences. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, University of the Sciences appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of the Sciences Location and Maps



Post Address: University of the Sciences, 600 South 43rd Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-4495, USA
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