B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    A+
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    NG
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    A
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    B+
  12. Safety
    A
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
Athletic Conference
Address
179 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115
Website

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Will You Get In?

Test Scores and GPA for Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

Cost

Net Price
$36,043/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $30,265/ year
  • $30-48k
    $31,861/ year
  • $49-75k
    $35,830/ year
  • $76-110k
    $37,318/ year
  • $110k+
    $38,273/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
71%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.49 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.55 responses
33%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.55 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,717Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
39%
Varsity Athletes
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 37 responses
Report
  • Health majored
    51%
  • All students are health majored and serious!
    41%
  • Serious student!
    8%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
77%
Poll
40%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.68 responses
Poll
78%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports.77 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 45 responses
Report
  • It is health centered but still stressful!
    44%
  • Health-centered.
    22%
  • Stress-filled.
    18%
  • All school, no play
    13%
  • Inhumane
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$116,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
72%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
97%
National
83%
93%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.43 responses
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Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences Reviews

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I love my college, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. I knew from the moment I walked inside for Accepted Students Day that MCPHS was the place for me! It's in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts and is surrounded by many amazing opportunities and hospitals. This college is very focused on medical professions and really set up their students for success by having great professors and opportunities to find nearby internships/volunteer opportunities. I am very happy with my choice to attend MCPHS because the courses I am taking are interesting and important for my future. The location of the school is ideal for me, as I plan on volunteering at Boston Children's Hospital which is right across the street. MCPHS also has excellent graduate programs including the Master of Physician Assistant program that I plan on applying for in a few years. MCPHS is a small, safe, diverse college worth looking into if you're interested in the medical field.
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Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is a really great fit for students who are driven. In this school you are surrounded by people of similar interests regardless of what major you are in, you are surround by people who want to go into one heath related profession or another and who's ultimate goal is to help others. The campus is incredibly diverse and accepting of others differences and is built on a platform of respect. MCPHS has a lot of beneficial aspects such as its various types of academic assistance that it provides for all of its students, but if I were to change something I would try and build more of a community. There are students from all over the world, and from many different backgrounds, it would be nice to become more familiar with those around us.
I thought MCPHS was okay. I went for my B.S. in Radiologic Sciences (Radiography). The school is on the pricey side. When I first went there they did not have enough housing for all their freshman, so a lot of students stayed in the Wentworth Institute of Technology dorms, myself included. The lecture hall classes I had were very crowded, but the classes for my major were very small. A big benefit of this school for me was the intern affiliations. I was able to intern at Boston Children's Hospital, Beth Israel, and Brigham & Womens.