College Deliberately: University of the Sciences

University of the Sciences is a small, private not-for-profit, four-year University that emphasizes research, career and culture located in the city of Philadelphia, PA. It is known for Pharmacy, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration and Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences.

University of the Sciences

place 600 South 43rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495
phone Phone: (215) 596-8800
web Web: http://www.usciences.edu/
  • University of the Sciences is also known as:
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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
University of the Sciences Middle States Commission on Higher Education Accredited 1962-01-01 2022-01-01
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Student Centeredness

4.7 of 10
The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

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Students with disabilities:
Less than 3% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
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Bachelor’s degree
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University of the Sciences is in NCAA Division II without football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Baseball Men’s 32
Softball Women’s 23
Basketball Men’s 17

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Tuition for University of the Sciences is in the 75.9 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as expensive.
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