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    Privacy Policy


    Your privacy when viewing the University of the Sciences website is very important to us. Simply stated, our policy is not to collect personal information about you when you visit our website unless you affirmatively choose to make such information available to us. When you visit our website, our web server automatically recognizes only the Internet domain and IP address from which you accessed our website. This information does not result in the identification of your personal e-mail address or other personal information. In addition, we gather information regarding the volume and timing of access to our website by collecting information on the date, time and website pages accessed by visitors to the website. We do this so we can improve the content of our website and this information is not shared with other organizations. Again, only aggregate information is collected and individual visitors' personal information is not identified. If you choose to share personal information with us - by sending us a message, or filling out an electronic form with personal information - we will use the information only for the purposes you authorized or in support of university sponsored programs. Some of the information may be saved for a designated period of time to comply with the state’s archiving policies, but we will not disclose the information to other third parties or government agencies, unless required to do so by state or federal law or in support of university sponsored programs. If we are required to disclose information about you by law, we will make every effort to notify you of the disclosure in advance.

    University of the Sciences regularly uses cookies. Cookies allow us to collect your web browsing activity. We only track your behavior on sites that are operated by the University of the Sciences. We also do not store your personal information within one of our cookies. You may opt-out by setting your browser to disable cookies.

    University of the Sciences uses Google’s advertising tools to place our advertising at websites across the internet. Google collects anonymous information about your visit to our website. You may opt-out of this service by visiting  Google advertising opt-out page or Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

    Text Message (SMS) Communication for Admission Purposes

    This service gives you the option to receive text messages on your mobile device. After you opt in to text messaging, the USciences Admission Office will send you periodic texts regarding your application status, financial aid deadlines, and event details. We will only text you about matters that we deem helpful and important.

    All mobile information you share with University of the Sciences will remain confidential and will only be used by University of the Sciences representatives to assist you in a more efficient manner. We will never share your phone number with external sources.

    All costs associated with receiving a text message are the responsibility of the individual receiving the message. Receiving mobile text messages from University of the Sciences is completely free of charge. However, standard text messaging rates from your wireless carrier still apply. Check with your mobile operator for details on receiving text messages (SMS).

    You can opt out of the texting service at any time using one of the following options:

    • Call the Admission Office at 888-996-8747 and ask to opt out of text messaging
    • Send an email with the subject line “opt out of text messaging” to


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