| Home  |  Admission  |  Cost and Financial Aid  

Cost and Financial Aid

The Value of Your USciences Education

This is a smart investment: a high-quality, high-value education in today’s most in-demand science and healthcare fields.

You’ll gain hands-on experience with world-renowned faculty, who’ll help you publish your research. And you’ll benefit from a 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio and 100 labs.

Our graduates step into careers with competitive salaries right away:

2016-17 Costs

The following are costs for the 2016–2017 academic year for students living on campus.

2016–17 Costs (for students living on campus)
Tuition $36,962 *
Fees $1,888
University-sponsored Student Health Insurance – Plan Premium $1,884 †
Room and Board $15,188 - based on double room occupancy
* A professional-year differential is assessed for students enrolled in the professional phase of the Doctor of Pharmacy, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Occupational Therapy or Master of Occupational Therapy programs.
† Enrollment required of all full-time students without equivalent health insurance coverage.
For a detailed tuition and fee schedule, please see the Controller's Office website.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

To make your education more affordable, undergraduate and professional students may receive:

  • University need-based and merit awards
  • State grants
  • Federal grants
  • Federal loans
  • Work study appointments
  • Part-time employment

USciences Merit Awards

First-time Freshman: Merit awards are provided to first-time freshman based on their academic achievement in high school and performance on standardized tests. Read more.

Transfer Students: Merit awards are also available to transfer students.  Read more.

Graduate students may have different financial aid options. Read more about cost and financial support for graduate students.

We review all applications and award assistance in the forms and amounts most appropriate to your needs (based on your financial situation and program of study).

Have questions about the process? It’s part of our mission to educate the future leaders in healthcare and science, so please ask our knowledgeable Financial Aid Office staff members.

Applying for Financial Aid

If you have applied for admission or are a continuing student, we encourage you to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which must be completed in order for you to be considered for financial assistance.

Complete the FAFSA at www.FAFSA.gov. The FAFSA is available October 1st of the year prior to the start of the academic year.

The priority filing date for the FAFSA is February 1st each year, for the upcoming academic year.

Read more about applying for financial aid.

Related Links

  • Federal Direct Loan | Federal Parent PLUS Loan | Federal Graduate PLUS Loan | MPN |: Click here (StudentLoans.gov).
  • PHEAA State Grants: Click here.
  • Federal Perkins Loan Entrance Counseling: Click here.
  • The National Consumer Law Center's "Student Loan Borrower Assistance Project": Click here.
  • Comprehensive information on all aspects of financial aid, including College Cost Projectors and Loan Calculators:  Click here.
  • Higher Education Tax Benefits, 2013 Tax Year - NASFAA Resources: Click here.
Net Price Calculator
Financial Aid Information for Graduate Students
Financial Literacy Information
© 2016 University of the Sciences in Philadelphia • 600 South 43rd Street • Philadelphia, PA 19104 • 215.596.8800
Web site Powered by ActiveCampus™ Software by Datatel, Inc.