University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

country rank  1040
world rank  3489

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University Overview

Founded in 1821, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Philadelphia (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (USP) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (USP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 198 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym USP
Founded 1821
Motto Nosse haec omnia salus est
To know all this is health
Colours Crimson and gray

University Location

Address 600 S 43rd Street
Philadelphia (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
19104-4495 Pennsylvania
United States
T +1 (215) 596 8810
F +1 (215) 596 8821

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia 19104-4495
+1 (215) 596 8810
888 996 8747

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of the Sciences in Philadelphia's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
  • AACP

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019