Requirements for International Undergraduate Students

First year international students should take the following steps to apply:

Apply onlineApplications are free.


  1. Submit your official high school transcripts from all high schools you have attended. A list of senior year coursework must be present. Transcripts not written in English must be evaluated through the Education Credential Evaluators (ECE) or through the World Education Service (WES)
  2. Send us your SAT or ACT scores. Or both. We superscore, so we will use the exam you perform best on. 
    • USciences test codes:  ACT: 3671   SAT: 2663
  3. TOEFL scores are required, unless you have been studying at an English-speaking institution for at least four years.
    • USciences test code:  TOEFL: 2663
  4. Be sure to complete one of the Common Application essay prompts.
  5. Submit a letter of recommendation. Up to two additional letters may be submitted. You can use our recommendation form.
  6. 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 and Scholar Services with any questions

All materials can be uploaded via 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