Graduate Admission

You are about to embark on an exciting new path to advance your personal, career, and research goals. We are here to help you prepare to apply for admission to the graduate program of your choice.

You may apply online (free) or download a PDF. Paper application must be submitted with a $50 check (non-refundable) made payable to University of the Sciences.

Not ready to apply?  You may take a course.  Explore more about taking a course before applying.

Research Day

Please join us on Thursday, April 10, 2014, for our 12th Annual Research Day for a special event designed specifically for prospective graduate students.  

  • Get your questions answered by the graduate admission staff and program directors
  • See some of the exciting research being performed by students and faculty members
  • Spend some time networking with alumni in the industry

Our Research Day graduate event will include:

  • Meet and greet with graduate admission representatives
  • Annual Krantz Lecture by alumnus Dr. Michael S. Wolfe, a professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School: "Molecular Mechanisms of Alzheimer's Disease and the Road to Therapeutics"
  • Reception to follow
  • Lunch
  • Student and faculty research poster presentation

Register here.  Questions? Contact our admission office at 888.996.8747 or graduate [at] usciences [dot] edu (subject: Graduate%20Research%20Day%20Event) (email).

Planning a Visit?

Appointments are available during the fall and spring semesters, Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. through 3:00 p.m. Summer appointments are available Monday through Thursday. We cannot accommodate walk-in appointments, so please make appointments at least 2 weeks in advance by calling 215.596.8810 or 888.996.8747 or graduate [at] usciences [dot] edu (emailing us).

Evening appointments are available for transfer students from 5-7 PM on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday and the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month. Transfer evening hours are available September-June.  Graduate admission counselors are available for evening appointments year round. Please make an appointment in advance by calling 215.596.8810 or 888.996.8747 or by graduate [at] usciences [dot] edu (emailing us).

Commitment to Diversity

University of the Sciences in Philadelphia embraces diversity. A diverse campus community that offers opportunity and respect enriches intellectual exchanges and cultural understanding. The University does not discriminate in admission, employment or administration of programs on the basis of gender, age, disability, race, religion, creed, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity, or in violation of federal, state and local laws or executive orders.


Please feel free to contact the director of the program in which you are interested or the appropriate admission staff as follows:

  • For graduate studies: graduate [at] usciences [dot] edu or 215.596.8556
  • For undergraduate studies: admit [at] usciences [dot] edu or 215.596.8810.