Exercise Physiology Major Application Process

First-time Student Application Process

We are excited that you are interested in attending University of the Sciences!

Apply online. Applications are free.

Then:

  1. Submit your official high school transcripts from all high schools you have attended. A list of senior year coursework must be present.
  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

  1. Be sure to complete one of the Common Application essay prompts.
  2. Submit a letter of recommendation. Up to two additional letters may be submitted. You can use our recommendation form.

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

Deadlines

USciences is rolling admission - we accept qualified applicants throughout the year, and until the class is filled. The sooner you apply, the better your chances will be of gaining Admission. Only complete applications can be reviewed.

Transfer Student Application Process

Before you get started, here are some things you should know:

  • We require a 2.5 GPA for general admission, and a 2.7 GPA for those students applying to Biological Sciences.
  • You may transfer into either Spring or Fall semester
    • Deadline to receive materials for Spring term is November 1
    • Deadline to receive materials for Fall term is July 1

To Apply:

Apply online. Applications are free.

Then

  1. Submit official transcripts from all colleges and / or universities attended
  2. Submit official high school transcripts or an official copy of a General Equivalency Diploma (GED). This is waived if you have an Associate’s degree or 30+ college credits prior to your enrollment at USciences.
  3. Submit official SAT or ACT scores (if you have 24 or more credits you do not have to submit these scores)

Here are the courses we recommend taking before transferring into USciences’ Exercise Physiology Program. Click here for an incomplete list of courses from other institutions that transfer into USciences.

You are eligible for SECOND-YEAR CONSIDERATION if you have completed, at the collegiate level, the following first-year courses:

  • General Biology I & II with labs (8 credits)
  • General Chemistry I & II (for science majors) with labs (8 credits)
  • Precalculus & Calculus I (6 credits)
  • Writing Intensive English (2 semesters, 6 credits)
  • General Education Requirement (3 credits)

You are eligible for THIRD-YEAR CONSIDERATION if you have completed, at the collegiate level, the above first-year courses and the following second-year coursework:

  • Human Structure and Function I&II (8 credits)
  • Introduction to Communication (8 credits)
  • Introduction to Sociology (8 credits)
  • Introduction to Psychology (8 credits)
  • Humanities Requirement (6 credits)
  • Humanities Requirement (6 credits)
  • Social Science Elective (3 credits)

*The course sequence is provided as a general guideline for what a complete academic year within the program looks like. If you have not completed all of the required courses listed within an academic year, we encourage you to still apply. We will evaluate your coursework, and, if you are accepted, develop a customized curriculum that will allow you to complete your degree at USciences.