Key to its distinctive education is a tradition of hands-on research and experiential learning that is evident in every graduate who has walked its campus. Since its founding in 1821 as Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, the first college of pharmacy in North America, USciences has grown to more than 30 degree-granting programs from bachelor’s through doctoral degrees in the health sciences, bench sciences, and healthcare business and policy fields. USciences students are proven everywhere they go.
University of the Sciences has prepared students to be leaders and practitioners in the healthcare and science fields for nearly 200 years. Key to its distinctive education is a tradition of hands-on research and experiential learning that is evident in every graduate who has walked its campus.
Sustained Growth of USciences
- We champion innovation in inter-professional education, teaching, and research.
- We embrace scholarship, developing technology, and life-long learning.
- We foster entrepreneurship, professionalism, and collaboration, building upon our proud legacy as the first pharmacy school in the country.
- We cultivate respect, diversity, citizenship, civility, and inclusiveness.
- We pursue quality, integrity, and sustainability in all aspects of university life.
- We support our community and contribute to its economic vitality.
Research at USciences
The faculty and students of USciences engage in pioneering research spanning basic sciences such as biology, chemistry, nanotechnology, pharmaceutical sciences and physics to socio-behavioral, applied and clinical research.
Our research efforts are an extension of the unique academic focus of USciences, to deliver life-saving insights into the causes and cures of chronic illnesses, and continuously improve our health care system.
USciences students work side-by-side with stellar faculty as early as their first year. Our 100 state-of-the-art labs are dedicated to hands-on student learning and meaningful scientific discovery. Award-winning USciences faculty share their expertise and research methods with students in critical fields like cancer biology, health psychology, pharmaceutical chemistry, medical technology, and more.
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For nearly 200 years, USciences students have received a rigorous, hands-on education that’s forged in the lab, shaped in clinics, and sharpened in the real world. The power of USciences is proven in the soaring success rates of our graduates.
9:1 faculty-student ratio, hands-on labs and internships, and state-of-the art facilities in the heart of dynamic Philadelphia. Find your major, talk to an admissions counselor, or apply now.
Earn a PharmD, DPT, MBA, and more from an institution that’s focused on pharmacy, science, and healthcare. Find your graduate program, talk to an admissions counselor, or apply now.
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