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University of the Sciences Academics

University of the Sciences requires at least 120 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. University of the Sciences accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, University of the Sciences has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 72% of students who start college at University of the Sciences finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

University of the Sciences offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: University of the Sciences may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Are Required At University of the Sciences?

University of the Sciences has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students do not need to fulfull a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for University of the Sciences.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with University of the Sciences directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at University of the Sciences

When choosing a major, University of the Sciences students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at University of the Sciences.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

University of the Sciences does not require students to complete a senior project.

Double Majoring at University of the Sciences

University of the Sciences offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.


Frequently Asked Questions About University of the Sciences


Does University of the Sciences Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ University of the Sciences offers services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does University of the Sciences Have An Online Program?

✅ University of the Sciences has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does University of the Sciences Give Credit for AP Classes?

✅ University of the Sciences offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does University of the Sciences Have An Honors Program?

✅ University of the Sciences offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does University of the Sciences Require Internships?

✅ University of the Sciences does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.


Additional Information About University of the Sciences


University of the Sciences Library

The main library on campus is the Joseph W. England Library.

Dual Degree Programs at University of the Sciences

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

University of the Sciences does not have any dual degree programs available for students.

ROTC

What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does University of the Sciences have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

University of the Sciences has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at University of the Sciences include:

  • an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
  • an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,664

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

58%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$25,000

Out-of-State

$25,000

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 15
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