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Information for Transfer Students

We welcome transfer students with generous financial aid, scholarships and support services. And we're here to make your transition seamless, whether you're an undergraduate, graduate, graduate professional, or international transfer student. Learn more about transferring your credits, the academic programs that we offer, and the resources available to help you every step of the way.

University of the Sciences and Saint Joseph’s University fully expect to join together on June 1, 2022, combining the excellence and traditions of two renowned schools as one—Saint Joseph’s.

Finalization of this merger is pending routine regulatory and accreditation requirements including approval by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Learn more at

You can still apply to USciences’ programs directly for Fall 2022. Our admission counselors are available and ready to help throughout your admission process.

In addition to USciences’ programs, you'll benefit from Saint Joseph’s strengths in business, education, and liberal arts core with additional breadth and depth of programs.

Transfer tips, make the most of your transfer experience, learn more

Transfer Students: Undergraduate Bachelor's Degree Programs

If you have one semester or more of college experience after graduation from high school, please use the following resources for undergraduate transfer students:

Here is everything you'll need to do to complete your enrollment at USciences:

  • Check your acceptance letter for your individual enrollment deadline and code.
  • Enroll online now (check your acceptance letter for instructions) OR submit the forms in your accepted student package. You can download an enrollment reservation form.
  • Send any AP scores, IB scores, and official transcripts to the Admission Office for credit evaluation as soon as these items become available. This will allow us to update your Transfer Credit Evaluation and schedule your classes most accurately.
  • You will be contacted via email if the math and/or writing placement exercises are necessary.
  • Attend this year's Orientation sessions.

Transfer Students: Professional Programs

Each of our professional degree programs has its own application process, tuition & financial aid information, and specialized instructions. To get started, select the program into which you want to transfer:

International Transfer Students

If you are an international applicant with one semester or more of college experience after graduation from high school, you are considered an international transfer student. Please refer to the following additional resources:

  • Visit our international students page to see all the resources that USciences has to offer you.
  • International Student Services offers a vast array of important information for F-1 students, as well as a comprehensive list of all on-campus services for international students.


The Residence Life staff is here to help you find the best place to live and guide you through the registration process. Here are some of the more popular resources for transfer students:

On-Campus Living

Off-Campus Living

Commuter Services

On-Campus Transportation

The University of the Science has contracted with the University of Pennsylvania to provide bus and shuttle services to and from various locations on and off campus. Penn Shuttles provide door-to-door service, while the Penn Bus will pick you up at any stop sign or traffic signal along its route.

Off-Campus Transportation

There are many reliable and affordable ways to get around the city of Philadelphia and surrounding areas.

  • Public Transit Services - Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority offers a vast array of transit services, including buses, trolleys, subways, and regional rail.
  • Bicycle Service - there are over 600 self-service bikes and 60 stations provided by Philadelphia's newest mode of public transportation, ride Indego!

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