University of the Sciences: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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University of the Sciences is a private not-for-profit school with 2,750 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1821 and is one of the 42 schools and colleges located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
30
At University of the Sciences you can earn your bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

University of the Sciences deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 30 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 prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.
It is important 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 anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
84%
The rate of student retention at University of the Sciences is high at 84% (well above Pennsylvania average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at University of the Sciences is average - 61%. About 27% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at University of the Sciences is good -- 11:1. Find out more details regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$33,500
Average tuition price is extremely high - around $31,800 a year. The additional fees at University of the Sciences not covered by tuition are nearly $1,700; this totals $33,500 per academic year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
63%
According to recent data, 3,723 applications were submitted and 2,358 were accepted; so it is not very hard to be accepted at this school.

This school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at University of the Sciences in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$8,000
University of the Sciences offers 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 to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C+
University of the Sciences provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 800 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is a bit high -- nearly $8,000 per 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 obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, University of the Sciences seems to be a relatively 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 S 43rd Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-4495, USA
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