If you are thinking about applying to University of the Sciences, the regular decision application deadline is August 15 and the fee for the application is $45.
Application fees can add up, but some colleges offer free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
The following is an overiew of some of University of the Sciences's admissions stats.
|University of the Sciences 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.7|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||94%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||25%|
Continue reading for more information on University of the Sciences's admissions stats.
These are the early application deadlines for University of the Sciences.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||No||––||––|
University of the Sciences does not offer early decision or early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
University of the Sciences is a moderately difficult school to get into. University of the Sciences evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, University of the Sciences accepted 58% of students, around 2,168 of the 3,738 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like University of the Sciences, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT. Admissions to physical therapy, pharmacy is program very difficult.
It is very difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you stand out.
Wondering what factors are considered by University of the Sciences during the admissions process? Listed below are factors commonly taken into consideration during admissions decisions.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
Make sure to check with University of the Sciences for more information on admission factors.
To apply, all applicants to University of the Sciences must submit the following items. Double check with University of the Sciences's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||3.0|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. 4.0. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Students admitted to University of the Sciences have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
University of the Sciences considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
University of the Sciences does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2019, 94% of University of the Sciences's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 25% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
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To be most competitive at University of the Sciences, you should strive to earn between 22 and 28 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of the Sciences's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.
A 22 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for University of the Sciences students. Only one out of every four students scored below 22.
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For transfer students, it is very difficult to get admitted to University of the Sciences.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 15.
Transfer students can enroll in University of the Sciences during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to University of the Sciences?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to University of the Sciences.
Does University of the Sciences accept transfer credits?
✅ University of the Sciences accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of the Sciences accepts:
Does University of the Sciences accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ University of the Sciences accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to University of the Sciences?
✅ University of the Sciences is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is University of the Sciences's acceptance rate?
✅ University of the Sciences's acceptance rate is 58%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at University of the Sciences?
❌ University of the Sciences does not offer early decision.
What is the early action acceptance rate at University of the Sciences?
❌ University of the Sciences does not offer eary action.
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