Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Boston, MA

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Boston, MA

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Tuition & Fees

$32,705

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

29%

male

71%

female

1

teacher

-

students

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,634
Declined 892
Total Received 5,526
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Private

3,882

undergraduate students

3,182

graduate students

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School Facts

The Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, founded in 1823, is a private college. Its 2.5-acre campus is located in the Fenway area of Boston and has two additional campuses, in Worcester, MA and Manchester, NH.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 7,064
Established in 1823
Coeducational Coeducational

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9-acre campus in Boston (population: 685,094); branch campuses in Worcester and Manchester, NH. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Logan International

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
179 Longwood Avenue
Boston
02115-5896

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Residence Hall Council
  • Vietnamese Student Association
  • Student Government Association
  • Campus Activities Board
  • Student Indian Organization

Top Events

  • Fall Harvest Ball
  • Culture Fest
  • Activities Fair
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • electronically operated academic area entrances, security guards at entrance

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.41

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,634
Declined 892
Total Received 5,526

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 52
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $31,600
Room & board $16,400
Additional fees $1,105
Books & supplies $1,172
Other fees $2,016
Total $52,293
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Bowling, Cross-country running, Field hockey, Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Bowling, Cross-country running, Field hockey, Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Chemistry, General
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health/Medical Psychology
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Pharmacology and Toxicology, Other
Pharmacy
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

7,064

total students

60.4%

in-state

39.6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

55%

3,882
students

Female
71%
2,763

Male
29%
1,119

45%

3,182
students

Female
0%
0

Male
0%
0

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

3,624
students

Female
71%
2,559

Male
29%
1,065

7%

258
students

Female
80%
204

Male
20%
54

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 82%
Student 4 year graduation rate 68%
Student 5 year graduation rate 4%
Student 6 year graduation rate 6%

Student Break-down

15%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
21%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
39%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

270

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: February 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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