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Colleges / Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Boston, MA 4-Year Private

About Mcphs University

MCPHS University is a private, nonprofit school that was founded in 1823. The institution enrolls around 7,064 students a year, including 3,882 undergrads.

Mcphs University offers early action and does not offer early decision.

Mcphs University Acceptance Rate

Around 84% of applicants get into Mcphs University each year. Last year, 5,526 students applied to Mcphs University and 4,634 were admitted.

Mcphs University Application Deadlines

All regular decision applicants will receive an admissions decision by February 15.

Early Admissions at Mcphs University

MCPHS University does not offer early decision. Mcphs University offers early action.

Mark Your Calendar! The EA deadline is on November 1, 2021, which is coming up soon!

2021 Admissions Facts
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 84%
Average GPA 3.4
Mean ACT score 24
Tuition $31,600

Visit the Admissions tab above to for more on how to apply to Mcphs University.

Financial Aid at Mcphs University

Mcphs University meets 21% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Mcphs University full-time are awarded $9,948 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Dorms at Mcphs University

Most Mcphs University students live off campus.

Fall Harvest Ball, Culture Fest, and and Activities Fair are the best-attended events on campus.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Mcphs University.

What GPA Do I Need For MCPHS University?

Mcphs University is considered to get into, but how hard a school is to get into depends on a lot, including your GPA, test scores, activities, recommendations and essays. The average high school GPA for a student at Mcphs University is 3.4 on a 4.0 scale. The mean ACT scores is 24.

Does Mcphs University Require Test Scores?

Mcphs University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 84% submitted the SAT. 23% submitted the ACT.

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Mcphs University Waitlist

Mcphs University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

Is Mcphs University a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Mcphs University

About 82% of students who start at Mcphs University return the next year. Out of the 743 students who started at Mcphs University as first-time freshman, 502 graduate within four years.

Around 78% of students who started at Mcphs University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $58,012 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Mcphs University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Mcphs University a good school for you?

How Big is the Endowment for Mcphs University?

As of 2019, the total market value of the school endowment was $847,844,732.

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Where is Mcphs University?

Mcphs University is located in the urban setting of Boston, Massachusetts.

If you want to see Mcphs University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 90 to Boston, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Logan International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Mcphs University and Boston are like without leaving home.

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College Info

179 Longwood Avenue Boston, MA 02115-5896

Campus Setting: Urban

Mcphs University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

Feb 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Mcphs University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Mcphs University is Feb 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs


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Mcphs University ACT Scores


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Mcphs University is 24. Students with an ACT score of 27 and above have a good chance of getting into Mcphs University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 27 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

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Mcphs University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Mcphs University is like? There are approximately 7,064 students enrolled at Mcphs University, including 3,882 undergraduate students and 3,182 graduate students. 93% percent of students attend school full-time, 60% percent are from MA and 40% percent of students are from other states.


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