University of the Sciences

600 South 43rd Street, Philadelphia, PA

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Questions and Answers about University of the Sciences

Donovan G.
2 months ago
Will the curriculum remain the same with the merger or will additional non-science courses be required and will there be be a theology requirement?
Diana B.
4 months ago
What is the average cost of attendance for University of the Sciences?
Andrea L.
5 months ago
How can incoming freshmen access portals to see their acceptance letter online and financial aid package if they applied through common app?
Andrea L.
5 months ago
What are the requirements to meet the president’s scholarship?
Andrea L.
5 months ago
When do the financial aid packages show up for incoming freshman?
yarelis R.
7 months ago
What kind of merit scholarships does University of the Sciences offer?

Majors offered at University of the Sciences

Biggest majors
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Biology, General

Academics at University of the Sciences

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
7 to 1
Less Selective (63% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Non-profit Private 4-year institution

University of the Sciences demographics

46% White
28% Asian
7% Black
4% Hispanic
3% Multiracial
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Common careers for University of the Sciences students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Pharmacy Manager134k
Clinical Pharmacist125k
Medical Writer79k
Occupational Therapist (OT)75k
Physical Therapist (PT)68k
Financial Controller65k
Based on 938 student responses
59.1kAvg. Early Career Pay
120.3kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
74%in High-Meaning careers
12%in STEM careers

Net price of attending University of the Sciences

University of the Sciences financial aid

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Student reviews of University of the Sciences

by students







Recommended by

67% of students

Known for

Close-knit community
Close to activities in a city
Safe campus
LGBTQ+ friendly
Comfortable dorms



I liked that all first-year students had to option of living in a building that had private bathrooms, it was very nice and made it so that living in a dorm is less intimidating.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

I did not like the communication between the institution and the students. We were left in the dark about a lot of things and it really feels like they do not care about us in any way, shape, or form, just that they want our money and don't actually care if we are receiving a quality education.

Suhani Bhagat
Foreign Languages



I like the small size and health care focus

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

It’s small but there’s a lot to get involved in!

Momita Paul
Drawing And Illustration
Painting and Studio Art
Music + 3 others



This University is perfect for those who enjoy a tight-knit community. It is not too big nor too small. Additionally, the location is excellent for those looking for a suburban area. As for the academics, it is just as good. Most of the courses are well organized. I only completed one-year taking predominantly gen ed courses, but I am hopeful my future courses will be just as good.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

Unfortunately, I applied thinking I was going to attend the University of the Sciences all four years, but I was wrong. I would not say the university has lied to us, but rather hid the truth. As you may or may not know, the University of the Sciences no longer exists and is now St. Joseph's University. Having a science school merge with a religious school does not make any sense to me. It is obvious that the higher-ups only care about making money rather than what their students want. Had I known this merger was going to take place, I may not have even considered attending. A merger this big was not a spontaneous decision and was clearly been in the works for years. I would have no problem with the merger if they were open and honest about the decision from the start because I would reconsider attending this University.

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