MCPHS University
Boston, MA 02115-5896

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 7,095
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 15:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,383 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

84%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

MCPHS University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 5,527 applications and 4,669 students were granted admission. MCPHS University is at the #82 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 23% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 84% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT950 to 1180
ACT21 to 27
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, MCPHS University's tuition was $30,600 for all students regardless of residency (14.2% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$37,422
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$30,600
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$30,600
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 97% of MCPHS University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 33% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,615 (which is 4.9% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at MCPHS University in 2016-2017, was 545, which is 70% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,326 (which is 7.3% above the national average.)

$4,615
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$6,326
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
97%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, MCPHS University has enrolled a total of 7,095 students (6,357 students full-time and 738 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 7,095 students, 222 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 31% men and 69% women and 3,843 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 3,252 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 461 students for distance studies.

7,095
Total Enrollment
222
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 40%

Asian: 22%

Non-resident alien: 13%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 12%

Black/African American: 7%

Hispanic: 5%

Two or more races: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 4 largest majors offered at MCPHS University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 97% 6,331 2094
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 2% 106
Psychology 0% 20
Physical Sciences 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

78%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of MCPHS University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

1%
Still enrolled
13%
Dropout rate
8%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$86,700
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of MCPHS University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $86,700. Last year, out of the total 1,264 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,213 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,084 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,030 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $86,700 $112,700
Employment Rate 96% 95%
Total Graduates 1,264 1,084

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of MCPHS University.

Simmons College
0.2 mile away
Emmanuel College
0.3 mile away
Wheelock College
0.5 mile away
Northeastern University
0.7 mile away
Boston University
0.9 mile away