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UNIFORMED SERVICES UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES - [USU], BETHESDA, MARYLAND

Bethesda, MarylandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1972Established Year
  681Enrollment

Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

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Uniformed Services University was founded in the year 1972, under the US legislation. It is a health science university run by the US federal government. It has a network of 1200 postgraduates and 1087 academic staff consisting of experts which include civilians as well as from the military. The institute also has over 4000 professionals who are a part of its off-campus military staff. It holds a national rank of #179 and a global rank of #898 which puts the university in the top 2.4% percent of the universities of the world.

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Highlights

University TypeFederal
EligibilityShould be a US citizen
Campus SettingSemi-urban
Establishment Year1972
No. of Campuses1
Residence HallsNone
Cost Of AttendanceTuition Free
Courses OfferedPostgraduate & Doctoral
Application AcceptedOnline
Intake TypeSemester wise
Mode of ProgramFull time

Uniformed Services University of the Health SciencesPrograms, Campus and Residence

  • There are 9 departments in the university that offer a wide variety of programs both at the postgraduate as well as the doctorate level. The programs offered include biomedical science, nursing, medicine, education, and others.
  • Students studying in the university have the access to state of the art research facilities that are either available within the department or associated with The Centre of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine, The National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health (NCDMPH) and The Murtha Cancer Center (MCC).
  • International Students aren’t provided with accommodation or housing facilities on the campus. However, they are provided with a basic allowance for housing. This is paid every month and the amount is sufficient for the students to rent decent accommodation in the campus neighborhood.

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Application Process

  • Application: Applications are to be made via the university website. For applying to School of Medicine, the applications are to be made through American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS).
  • Application deadlines:
  • Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology – 1st January
  • Graduate Program in Emerging Infectious Diseases – 15th December
  • Graduate Program in Molecular and Cell Biology – 15th December
  • Graduate Program in Neuroscience – 15th December
  • Program in Environmental Health Services – 1st January
  • Program in Healthcare Administration and Policy – 15th December
  • Program in Medical Zoology – 1st January
  • Program in Public Health – 1st January
  • Program in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene – 1st January
  • Eligibility Criteria: US citizenship
  • General Requirements: Official academic transcripts, Official programme completion certificate, Mark sheets and GRE scores.
  • Entry Requirements:
ExamDetails
Master’s DegreeGRE General Test
Doctoral DegreeGRE General Test
Doctoral Degree RequirementsMinimum GPA of 3.0

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Cost of Attendance

Tuition Fee – Nil for every program

Accommodation Cost – Covered by the university in the form of Basic Allowance for Housing or BAH as no on-campus accommodation is provided by the university.

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Financial Aids

Medical students are treated as commissioned officers in any one of the four uniformed services that are: Army, Navy, Air Force or Public Health Service. Students with no military background are also eligible for admission. No fees is required to be paid. Students also receive a salary and the benefits of uniformed officer throughout their time at the university, in exchange, they promise to serve for 7 years actively.

Other benefits include:

  • Free Medical Care for students as well as their eligible family members.
  • Housing Allowance
  • 30 day paid leave once a year
  • Books and laboratory equipment provided at no cost

Alumni

The university has produced a large number of successful professionals who have been serving the US in various spheres like Francisco Rubio, a world renowned astronaut, who works with NASA, and likes of Lorenzo Cohen, Robert Kadlec, etc., who have been serving the US military for the past few decades.

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$ 44,9001st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

Jan 15

Application Deadline

COLLEGE STUDENT REVIEWS

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$ 44,9001st YEAR
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2 YEARS

Course Duration

Jan 15

Application Deadline

COLLEGE STUDENT REVIEWS

7.0/10

$ 44,9001st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

Jan 15

Application Deadline


$ 44,9001st YEAR
FEES

4 YEARS

Course Duration

Jan 15

Application Deadline


$ 44,9001st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

Jan 15

Application Deadline

COLLEGE STUDENT REVIEWS

7.0/10

$ 44,9001st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

Jan 15

Application Deadline

COLLEGE STUDENT REVIEWS

7.0/10

$ 44,9001st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

Jan 15

Application Deadline

COLLEGE STUDENT REVIEWS

7.0/10

$ 44,9001st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

Jan 15

Application Deadline

COLLEGE STUDENT REVIEWS

7.0/10

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Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population681
Average Cost of Attendance$44,900 / Year

Attendance Cost

$44,900

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Post Graduate Program$44,900 / Year
RANKING
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  • Academy Ranking of World Universities logo

    Academy Ranking of World Universities

    RANKED  #151 - #200

    Education (International)

    RANKED  #401 - #500

    Psychology (International)


    Center for World University Rankings logo

    Center for World University Rankings

    RANKED  #839

    Overall (International)

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    College rating

    based on 1 student ratings

    7/10

    8/10academic
    7/10infrastructure
    8/10placements
    8/10faculty
    6/10extracurricular
    5/10accommodation

    Reviews

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    Leela sid pathak, INDIA Master of science [m.sc] nursing
    Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences
    Alumna/alumnus , Batch : 2019
    7
    STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

    MY TIME AT UNIFORMED SERVICES UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES

    This university is mainly maintained and run by the USA government. Their university takes an application for admission every six months or during the semesters. I liked the reviews about the university and also the course structure of the university. The mode of application is online and there is no fee for the application form.


    Course Curriculum - 

    The course focuses more on the practical experience and understanding of things than theoretical. Though all the concepts of the theories are covered in the course. The course covers the field of medicine, healthcare, and pharmaceutics. They also give an understanding of the population health population economics, and organizational and systems leadership.

    8 /10
    academic
    8 /10
    faculty
    7 /10
    infrastructure
    5 /10
    accomodation/food
    8 /10
    placement
    6 /10
    extracurricular
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    4301 Jones Bridge Rd\, Bethesda\, MD 20814\, USA
    ADDRESS

    NEARBY THIS CAMPUS


    Restaurant

    Panda Express0.12 Km
    Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery1.65 Km
    Woodmont Grill1.67 Km
    Ruth's Chris Steak House2.17 Km
    Jaleo2.3 Km
    Mon Ami Gabi2.32 Km
    Bowlero Bethesda4.58 Km
    The Cheesecake Factory4.62 Km
    Maggiano's Little Italy4.7 Km
    Mica5.02 Km
    Panera Bread5.3 Km
    Comet Ping Pong5.35 Km
    The Fire Station 1 Restaurant & Bar5.51 Km
    McDonald's5.54 Km
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    Book Store

    USUHS Student Bookstore0.2 Km
    Big Planet Comics1.52 Km
    Audubon Naturalist Shop1.83 Km
    Be with Me Playseum Bethesda2.54 Km
    Russia Online, Inc.3.04 Km
    Bonjour Books DC3.12 Km
    Jahan Book Co4.26 Km
    Barbarian Comics5.27 Km
    MC Books & More6 Km
    Friends of the Library6.02 Km
    Second Story Books6.41 Km
    Barnes & Noble6.57 Km
    UDC Bookstore6.76 Km
    Follett Higher Education Group6.96 Km
    American University Campus Store7.15 Km
    Child's Play7.42 Km
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    Bus Station

    Jones Bridge Rd & Hawkins Ln0.23 Km
    Jones Bridge Rd & University Rd0.28 Km
    Jones Bridge Rd & Lancaster Dr0.45 Km
    Jones Bridge Rd & Lynbrook Dr0.65 Km
    Jones Bridge Rd & Hawkins Ln0.74 Km
    ROCKVILLE PIKE & SOUTH WOOD RD fs nb0.75 Km
    Rockville Pike & South Wood Rd86.35 Km
    Jones Bridge Rd & Lynbrook Dr199.2 Km
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    Airport

    Walter Reed Emergency Helipad0.67 Km
    Hospital Helipad1.92 Km
    Suburban Heliport1.92 Km
    Walter Reed Forest Glen Heliport2.8 Km
    MPD 2nd Heliport7.55 Km

    Shopping Mall

    The Shoppes of Bethesda2.3 Km
    Corner Market Pharmacy - Rock Creek Shopping Center3.58 Km
    The Shops at Wisconsin Place4.54 Km
    Chevy Chase Pavilion4.6 Km
    Friendship Center4.69 Km
    Chevy Chase Metro Center4.8 Km
    White Flint Plaza4.94 Km
    Westfield Wheaton4.96 Km
    Downtown Silver Spring5.43 Km
    Ellsworth Place5.45 Km
    Westfield Montgomery5.55 Km
    Stoneymill Square6.16 Km
    The Shops at Sumner Place6.35 Km
    Montrose Crossing Shopping Center6.55 Km
    Federal Plaza6.96 Km
    Glenmont Shopping Center7.32 Km
    Cabin John Village7.48 Km
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