University of the SciencesSchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

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$25,000

Avg tuition

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About University of the Sciences

The University of the Sciences is a small private university located on an urban campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,285, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 71%. The university offers 18 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 78%, and a student-faculty ratio of 11:1. Tuition and fees for students are $25,000.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

71% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 71%

Retention Rate 85%

Graduation Rate 78%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1120-1310

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 23-28

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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65%

Female Student Population

11:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

2k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

47%

Asian

30%

Unknown

6%

Black

6%

Hispanic

4%

Two or more races

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

31% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

31%

State Grant Aid

22%

Institution Grant Aid

99%

Pell Grant

31%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,310
State Grant Aid $3,511
Institution Grant Aid $6,551
Pell Grant Aid $4,707
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.