Office of Admissions 179 Longwood AvenueBoston, MA 02115 617-732-2850
About Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
  • Year of Foundation 1823
  • Size of Campus 3 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,886
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 68%, 32%, 43.1%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 23,800
  • Room and Board $11,900
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition N/A
  • Application Fee 70
  • Enrollment No. 2,883
MCPHS has a legacy built on the pursuit of excellence in health care education. We take great pride in our past, but we're motivated by a passion for what's ahead. We're driven by a commitment to training professionals for the future of the exciting, ever-expanding health care industry and helping them achieve their true vision of success. The students, alumni and faculty of MCPHS are agents of real, vital action. Their impact is felt in countless ways, in countless disciplines across the health care world and beyond.The mission of the MCPHS PA Program is to provide each student with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to provide quality medical care, function as an effective member of a health care team, and serve as an advocate for persons seeking health care.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Number of frats 0
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Armenian Student Association, Muslim Student Association, Real Life Christian Club; Vietnamese Student Association, Asian Student Association.
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Harvest Ball, Spring Semiformal, Culture Fest, Activities Fair, Late Nite Breakfast, Mission Hill Walk.
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 11%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of honor societies Pharmacy Fraternities: Alpha Zeta Omega, Kappa Epsilon, Kappa Psi, Lambda Kappa Sigma, Phi Delta Chi.
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Student Association, Black Student Union, Indian Student Organization, International Student Association, Vietnamese Student Association, Polish Student Association, Japanese Student Association
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Boston, Massachusetts (3), Worcester, Massachusetts (3)
  • Distance to nearest train Boston, Massachusetts (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Boston, Massachusetts (1)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 29%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (95%), other housing options (5%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 3
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
Campus Services
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library Facilities Worcester Campus Library; Manchester Campus Library
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 150
  • Museums Dental Hygiene Clinic; Pharmacy Practice Lab;
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 40
  • Number of e-books 125
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Computer Courses No
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 35
  • Number Of Microforms 0
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, health service
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,250
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic
  • Number Of Books in Library 15,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 175
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 525
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 10%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 900
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, other
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 95%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Boston Medical Center; CVS; Walgreen's; Cambridge Health Alliance; Medtronic; Rite Aid; Wal-Mart, K-Mart, Stop and Shop; UMass Medical Center; Price Chopper; many different hospitals around the country.
  • Employed Students after 2 years 100%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis