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Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Boston, MA
The Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, founded in 1823, is a private college. Its one-acre campus is located in the Fenway area of Boston.
Web Site www.mcphs.edu/
Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 3,843
   Women 2,742 (71.4%)
   Men 1,101 (28.6%)
Graduate Students 3,252
ADMISSION
Entrance Difficulty  
Overall Admission Rate 84% of 5,531 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline February 1
 
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.51
SAT Math 490-620 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 460-560 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 21-27 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities     X  
MONEY MATTERS
Cost of Attendance $48,571
  Tuition and Fees $31,560
  Room and Board $15,525
Average Percent of Need Met 26%
Average Freshman Award $10,459
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
Not reported
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ACADEMICS
Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 297
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 6% of classes
10-19 students: 18% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 20% of classes
40-49 students: 9% of classes
50-99 students: 9% of classes
Over 100 students: 11% of classes
CAMPUS LIFE
Boston Population 625,087
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing  
Athletic Conferences  
Mascot Cardinal
Sororities  
Fraternities  
STUDENTS
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
26.7% Asian
7.9% Black/African-American
7.4% Hispanic/Latino
1.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
46.9% White
9.0% Unknown
International Students 12.9% from 62 countries
First-Year Students Returning 85.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 67.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported