Articulation Agreement with Community College of Philadelphia

The partnership between USciences and Community College of Philadelphia (CCP) leverages the strengths of each institution—opening up a broad range of educational and career opportunities.

Our agreement with CCP features 17 transfer advising guides, providing you with seamless paths from six associate degrees at CCP into fourteen USciences bachelor degree programs.

You’ll benefit from

  • Guaranteed admission with junior status—reducing your time to bachelor’s degree
  • Special tuition pricing
  • Advising and application assistance throughout the transfer process
  • Campus visit opportunities
  • Merit scholarships (with a 3.0 GPA or higher)
  • Phi Theta Kappa scholarships (with a 3.5 GPA or higher)
  • Application fee waiver

Requirements

  • You must complete the courses in your associate’s degree from CCP within three years immediately preceding matriculation to USciences; students taking more than three years can still transfer under this agreement pending USciences departmental approval.
  • You can transfer a maximum of 90 credits to USciences.
  • You must achieve the minimum cumulative GPA required for admission into a specific USciences BS program.
  • You must earn a minimum grade of C to transfer a course to USciences; a minimum grade of B for specific core courses may be required for admission into specific USciences BS programs.
  • Complete an Admission Interest Form and email to transfer@usciences.edu.

For more information, contact the Transfer Admission Office at transfer@usciences.edu or 888-996-8747.

Degree programs included in this agreement

Seventeen program-to-program transfer advising guides, providing clear paths from six different associate degrees at CCP into fourteen different BS degree programs at USciences.

The exhibits provide the curriculum pathway for CCP students who complete a specific associate degree to enter a specific major at the junior level, and lessen the time to degree.

A.S. Biology

Intended USciences Major GPA Req. Add'l Req. ("B" grade or better) Transfer Guide
Biology 2.7 BIOL, MATH, ENGL101 & 102 Exhibit 2
Biomedical Sciences 2.7 BIOL, MATH, ENGL101 & 102 Exhibit 2
Microbiology 2.7 BIOL, MATH, ENGL101 & 102 Exhibit 2
Environmental Science 2.7 BIOL, MATH, ENGL101 & 102 Exhibit 3
Neuroscience 2.7 MATH171, PHYS111 & 112, BIOL123 & 124, PSYC101 Exhibit 4
Biochemistry 2.7 BIOL, CHEM, PHYS, MATH Exhibit 5
Medical Humanities 2.5 ENGL101 & 102 Exhibit 6
Pharmaceutical Sciences 2.7 BIOL, CHEM, PHYS, MATH Exhibit 7
Pharmacology & Toxicology 2.7 BIOL, CHEM, PHYS, MATH Exhibit 8

A.S. Chemistry

Intended USciences Major GPA Req. Add'l Req. ("B" grade or better) Transfer Guide
Biochemistry 2.7 BIOL, CHEM, PHYS, MATH Exhibit 9
Chemistry 2.7 BIOL, CHEM, PHYS, MATH Exhibit 9
Pharmaceutical Chemistry 2.7 BIOL, CHEM, PHYS, MATH Exhibit 9
Pharmaceutical Sciences 2.7 BIOL, CHEM, PHYS, MATH Exhibit 10
Pharmacology and Toxicology 2.7 BIOL, CHEM, PHYS, MATH Exhibit 11
Physics* 2.7 BIOL, CHEM, PHYS, MATH Exhibit 12

A.S. Mathematics

Intended USciences Major GPA Req. Add'l Req. ("B" grade or better) Transfer Guide
Physics** 2.7 CHEM, PHYS, MATH Exhibit 13

A.S. Engineering Science

Intended USciences Major GPA Req. Add'l Req. ("B" grade or better) Transfer Guide
Physics** 2.7 CHEM, PHYS, MATH Exhibit 14
Physics* 2.7 BIOL, CHEM, PHYS, MATH Exhibit 15
Chemistry 2.7 BIOL, CHEM, PHYS, MATH Exhibit 16
Pharmaceutical Chemistry 2.7 BIOL, CHEM, PHYS, MATH Exhibit 16

A.A. Psychology

Intended USciences Major GPA Req. Add'l Req. ("B" grade or better) Transfer Guide
Psychology 2.5 NONE SPECIFIED Exhibit 17

A.A. Business-General

Intended USciences Major GPA Req. Add'l Req. ("B" grade or better) Transfer Guide
Pharmaceutical Healthcare Business 2.5 NONE SPECIFIED Exhibit 18

*Includes: Biophysics, Medical Phys, Pre-Med
**Includes: General, Material SC, Astrophysics

 

Contact:

Admission Office

Address:

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

Phone:

888-996-8747

Email:

transfer@usciences.edu