Requirements for International Transfer Students

International transfer students should take the following steps to apply:

Follow the application procedure required by your degree path:


Submit your official high school transcripts from all high schools you have attended. A list of senior year coursework must be present. *Any transcript provided from a foreign institution must be evaluated through the Education Credential Evaluators (ECE) or through the World Education Service (WES)

Send us your SAT or ACT scores. Or both. We super-score, so we will use the exam you perform best on.

USciences test codes:

ACT: 3671
SAT: 2663

TOEFL scores are required, unless you have been studying at an English-speaking institution for at least four years.

USciences test code:

TOEFL: 2663

Submit an essay at least 250 words, on a topic of your choice, or a previously graded paper. If you’re using the Common Application, any of the prompts will satisfy the essay requirement.

Submit a letter of recommendation. Up to two additional letters may be submitted. You can use our recommendation form.

Certification of Finances are required. Admitted International Students seeking an F-1 Visa must submit a Certification of Finances form to complete your application. Contact International Student Services with any questions.

All materials can be uploaded via the USciences application or the Common Application.    

You may also mail materials:

Admission Office
University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd St
Philadelphia, PA 19104


Admission Office 
Whitecar Hall, Room 2707
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495