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Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences was awarded 15 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health professions.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, MCPHS University is ranked #424 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Out of the 68 colleges in Massachusetts, MCPHS University is ranked at #31.

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Is It Hard to Get Into MCPHS University?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is 84%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that MCPHS University is a good fit for you.

Average Test Scores

About 76% of students accepted to MCPHS University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 520 and 620. Math scores were between 520 and 650.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences  ( 520 to 620 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences  ( 520 to 650 )
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MCPHS University received ACT scores from 23% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 22 and 28.

ACT Composite Scores for Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences  ( 22 to 28 )
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Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is about average at 15 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is 37%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  37 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Freshmen Retention Rate

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has a freshmen retention rate of 83%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  83 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At MCPHS University the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 47%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  47 out of 100
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Good Overall Diversity at MCPHS University

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 4,034 undergraduates at MCPHS University with 3,843 being full-time and 191 being part-time.

MCPHS University Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for MCPHS University is 77.20 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  77.20 out of 100
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How Much Does Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Cost?

The overall average net price of MCPHS University is $38,127. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for MCPHS University

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$34,124 $35,835 $38,452 $40,069 $40,923

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of MCPHS University, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At MCPHS University, approximately 67% of students took out student loans averaging $13,918 a year. That adds up to $55,672 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at MCPHS University is 1.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do MCPHS University Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from MCPHS University make around $116,000 per year during the early years of their employment. This is good news for future MCPHS University graduates since it is 191% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.

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Location of Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Boston, Massachusetts. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Location of Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Contact details for MCPHS University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 179 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115-5896
Phone: 617-732-2800
Website: www.mcphs.edu

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 17 majors graduated from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Of these students, 863 received undergraduate degrees and 1,184 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 317 $63,100
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 309 $38,800
Allied Health Professions 84 $61,900
Health/Medical Prep Programs 71 $29,000
Dental Support Services 43 $61,400
Health Sciences & Services 15 $36,100
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 9 NA
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 6 NA
Public Health 4 NA
Pharmacology & Toxicology 4 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at MCPHS University

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 1,963 students took at least one online class at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. This is an increase from the 1,724 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,963 660
2016-2017 1,724 544
2015-2016 1,562 461
2014-2015 1,459 448
2013-2014 1,209 355

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

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