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Pharmacognosy, MS, PhD - Costs & Financial Aid

In the fall of 2020, the tuition and fees based on your program of study will be frozen and stay at that level for the remainder of your time at USciences.

Institutional Funding

Qualified Chemistry, Biochemistry and Pharmacognosy PhD graduate students in our programs may receive full support and tuition remission from teaching assistantships, endowed fellowships, and grant funding.  Qualified Chemistry, Biochemistry and Pharmacognosy MS students are also eligible for financial aid

Click here for more information about institutional funding that may be available. Our knowledgeable Financial Aid Office staff members are here to help you with the process and discuss your options.

Costs for Students Entering Fall 2020

Tuition and Fees †

$1,676/credit, billed each semester

University-sponsored Student Health Insurance – Plan Premium  ^


Room and Board *

$13,556 (estimated based on double room occupancy for fall and spring)

† Tuition and Fees for these students are frozen at this level for duration of their program

* Room and board costs are subject to change annually. Amounts shown are 2020-21 costs. Costs may vary depending upon meal-plan option selected and residence hall assignment. 

^ Health insurance costs are subject to change annually. Amount shown is 2020-2021 cost. Enrollment required of all full-time students without equivalent health insurance coverage.

The University Administration reserves the right to make changes in tuition, fees, and room and board charges.


John W. Tomsho, PhD
Program Director

Office Location:

Griffith Hall, Room 310A


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600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495