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Colleges / Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Boston, MA 4-Year Private

Mcphs University Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Mcphs University, the fee for the application costs $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

Students who apply for Fall should hear back from Mcphs University by February 15.

Applying Early to Mcphs University?

MCPHS University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is November 1, which is coming up fast! Mcphs University will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 1.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult. Mcphs University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Mcphs University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Mcphs University

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Considered
First Generation Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Volunteer Work Considered

Mcphs University Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Mcphs University must submit the following items. Double check with Mcphs University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Interview
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Mcphs University?

Students admitted to Mcphs University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. Mcphs University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Mcphs University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2019, 84% of Mcphs University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 23% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Mcphs University?

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What's a Good ACT Score for Mcphs University?

To be most competitive at Mcphs University, you should strive to earn between 21 and 27 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Mcphs University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.

A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Mcphs University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.

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Transferring to MCPHS University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Mcphs University.

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is February 1. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Mcphs University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term

Mcphs University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Mcphs University?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Mcphs University.

Does Mcphs University accept transfer credits?

Mcphs University transfer credits from accredited institutions. Mcphs University accepts:

Does Mcphs University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Mcphs University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Mcphs University?

Mcphs University. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

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Mcphs University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

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Mcphs University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

Mcphs University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

21 - 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

27 and Above

Good

21 to 27

Avg

21 and Less

Low

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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.

Mcphs University SAT Scores

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Mcphs University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.41

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Mcphs University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.41. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

7,064

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

84%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$32,705

Out-of-State

$32,705

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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