826 reviews
  1. Boston, MA
  2. 4 Year
B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    A+
  3. Diversity
    A+
  4. Campus
    B-
  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
Data not available
Athletic Conference
Data not available
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

Acceptance Rate
84%
SAT Scores Range
970-1190
ACT Scores Range
20-25
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Application Website
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Test Scores and GPA for Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

Cost

Net Price
$32,275/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $28,681/ year
  • $30-48k
    $31,768/ year
  • $49-75k
    $34,449/ year
  • $76-110k
    $37,173/ year
  • $110k+
    $37,355/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
24:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
71%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.49 responses
56%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.54 responses
31%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.54 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,826Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
30%
Varsity Athletes
Data not available
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 36 responses
Report
  • Health majored
    53%
  • All students are health majored and serious!
    39%
  • Serious student!
    8%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
70%
Poll
40%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.67 responses
Poll
78%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports.76 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 44 responses
Report
  • It is health centered but still stressful!
    45%
  • Health-centered.
    23%
  • Stress-filled.
    16%
  • All school, no play
    14%
  • Inhumane
    2%

After Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$116,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
71%
National
47%
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

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.
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 am majoring in Doctor of Pharmacy so most of my subjects related to Science. I am now experiencing good education here and receiving good society. The teachers and many other professors are so nice that are always willing to help the students whenever they are stuck at anything. As a freshman, after the lectures, I have some confusion or stuck at the lesson, I will come to the help hour to seek for help . Honestly, sometimes I feel so stressful and depressed because I do not know how to manage time and balance studying and outside activities. In order to be more successful in these courses, during classes, I can both listening and learning by heart while they are teaching. There are a lot of clubs and organizations in MCPHS. I can broaden my relationship based on attending these clubs and also make more friends. Indeed, this is my second month I been in this school and I experiencing great time so far.