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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.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 3,843
   Women 2,742 (71.4%)
   Men 1,101 (28.6%)
Graduate Students 3,252
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  
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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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
Boston Population 625,087
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing  
Athletic Conferences  
Mascot Cardinal
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