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Class of 2018 Snapshot

By Jenna Pizzi

Published on June 5, 2018

2018 Commencement Ceremony

Celebrating the Graduates of the Class of 2018

More than 520 graduates were honored on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at University of the Sciences’ 197th Commencement Ceremony held at the Liacouras Center.  Among those receiving their degrees was Dr. William E. Evans, endowed chair and former CEO of the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, who received an honorary doctor of science degree.

2018 Bachelors Degree Conferment Ceremony

The seventh annual bachelor’s degree conferment ceremony was held on Friday, May 18, 2018, in the University’s Athletic/Recreation Center. Some 160 USciences students in the doctor of occupational therapy, doctor of physical therapy, and doctor of pharmacy programs were granted bachelor of science degrees. They will continue their matriculation toward their professional degrees.  

Total graduates: 760
Degrees granted: 762

Undergraduate degrees: 650
Graduate degrees: 112

Undergraduate level grads: 649
Graduate level grads: 112
Dual-degree graduates: 2

Men: 294
Women: 466

Age of youngest graduate: 20

Age of oldest graduate: 58

Number of states represented by graduates: 20

Number of countries represented by graduates (other than USA): 16

Number of graduates with a 3.40 GPA or higher:

Undergraduate: 328
Graduate: 109

Breakdown of Degrees

• BS: 236
• BSHS: 91
• MBA: 7

• MOT: 38
• MPH: 7
• MS: 33

• MSPAS: 36
• DPT: 71
• DrOT: 19

• PharmD: 195
• PhD: 29

Graduates by College

Mayes College: 48

Misher College: 111

PCP: 347

Samson College:  255

Degrees by College

Mayes College: 48

Misher College 112

PCP: 347

Samson College: 255

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