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About University of the Sciences

Founded in 1821 as Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences has launched the careers of many innovative and pioneering individuals in the field of healthcare, including the founders of six of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies. A private, coeducational institution dedicated to education, research, and service, the University enrolls approximately 2,800 students in 19 majors that span science and healthcare fields.

Since its inception, USciences has evolved and expanded its curriculum to prepare students for new waves of scientific breakthroughs. Students are educated to become leaders and innovators in the sciences, the health professions, and emerging related disciplines as evidenced by a thriving alumni network that shares a passion for exploration, discovery, and innovation.

The University is becoming distinguished through:

  • Integrative teaching and faculty/student research and/or interprofessional
    practice opportunities that provide greater depth and application of hypothesis and critical thinking
  • Significant research cores that are unique to USciences and generate major
    outcomes of benefit to industry, new knowledge, and clinical practice
  • A solid liberal arts core within a general education program that assures its
    graduates possess the essential skills and abilities necessary to excel in
    careers and further study
  • Service learning and service to the community that will be recognized on a
    national level

This University with its distinct mission is uniquely positioned to address the looming needs of the country for health practitioners, scientists, and faculty researchers far into the future.

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