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About USciences

University of the Sciences has prepared students to be leaders and practitioners in the healthcare and science fields for nearly 200 years. Key to its distinctive education is a tradition of hands-on research and experiential learning that is evident in every graduate who has walked its campus. Since its founding in 1821 as Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, the first college of pharmacy in North America, USciences has grown to more than 30 degree-granting programs from bachelor’s through doctoral degrees in the health sciences, bench sciences, and healthcare business and policy fields. USciences students are proven everywhere they go.

Events

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  • May 21

    Accelerated Transfer Day

    9:30am - 2:00pm

    Join USciences’ Transfer Team, faculty, staff, and students for an Accelerated Transfer Day. This event is for...

  • May 22

    Commencement

    1:00pm - 4:00pm

    2019 Graduation and Commencement Ceremony. To learn more about our 2019 Commencement event you can visit our webpage...

  • Jun 5

    Accepted Transfer Student Day

    4:30pm - 6:30pm

    Join us for an event designed exclusively for accepted transfer students! Explore our campus, hear from current transfer...

  • Jun 18

    Accelerated Transfer Day

    9:30am - 2:00pm

    Join USciences’ Transfer Team, faculty, staff, and students for an Accelerated Transfer Day. This event is for...

  • Jun 18

    Graduate Summer Open House

    5:30pm - 8:30pm

    Discover how the graduate programs at USciences can give you the edge you’re looking for at our Graduate...

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At a Glance

Founded: 1821
President: Paul Katz, MD
Students: 2,231 (1,231 undergraduate, 1,000 graduate)
On-campus residents: 451

Colleges: 3
BS programs: 19
Masters programs: 15 (includes MBA, MOT, MS)
Doctoral programs: 11 (includes PhD, PharmD, DPT, DrOT)
Certificate programs: 8

Full-time faculty: 202
Student/faculty ratio: 9:1
Laboratories: more than 100
Campus organizations: 60
Computer labs: 25
Sororities and fraternities: 11
Athletics Name: Devils
School mascot: Drake the Devil
Division II varsity teams: 12

 

Address:

University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495


Points of Pride

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    Founded in 1821 as the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, USciences was the first college of pharmacy in North America.

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    Our impressive alumni include giants of the pharmaceutical industry like Dr. Eli Lilly. Gerald F. Rorer and John Wyeth.

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    USciences’ 36-acre, state-of-the-art campus in Philadelphia is close to 100 hospitals and 150 research laboratories.

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    Both undergraduate and graduate USciences students engage in significant original research alongside world-class faculty.