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University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Southwest Philly
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Cross Street: Chester Avenue
General Information
University of the Sciences, officially known as University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in pharmacy and a variety of other health-related disciplines.

The history of the University of the Sciences began when 68 Philadelphia apothecaries met in Carpenters' Hall in 1821 to establish improved scientific standards and to train more competent apprentices and students. They sought to University Of The Sciencesenhance their vocation, as well as protect public welfare. A year later, they organized and incorporated the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy (PCP), the first college of pharmacy in the nation. Thus, education in the profession of pharmacy in the U.S. was born. Today, the University continues to build on that reputation and is now home to 27 undergraduate and 21 graduate programs in five colleges. Its 3,000 students have enrolled in premier programs in the health sciences, ranging across pharmacy with its direct entry doctoral program to pre-med to physical therapy to healthcare business and health policy. Students study almost the entire range of the health sciences in one of its five colleges:

  • Orientation: Beginning with your summer orientation, and continuing through to commencement, you will be embraced by a community of individuals and engaged by an abundance of activities. From cultural and scientific events to intramural and intercollegiate athletics, from creative passions to cultural heritage, from Greek life to volunteering, you can't help but find yourself at home.
  • Honor Society Clubs:
  • Alpha Chi
  • Alpha Lambda Delta
  • Phi Lambda Upsilon
  • Psi Chi National Honor Society
  • Rho Chi
  • Sigma Xi
  • Partnerships:
  • Leadership development programs with an emphasis on increasing your employees' strategic abilities and knowledge of a complex healthcare arena.
  • Tailored educational programs for your business to meet its needs and to ensure maximum results.
  • Access to collaborative research opportunities with USciences Faculty to help your company meet your long and short term marketplace challenges.
  • Courses delivered on campus, on-site at your company; or online.
  • Opportunity to connect with USciences students to meet your hiring needs and internship recruitment plans in the development of future leaders for your company.
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