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Notable Facts & Statistics

When you're at the oldest institution of higher education in Boston, you build up a pretty impressive list of accomplishments.

Did You Know?

  • MCPHS University is one of the few private, free-standing universities in the United States specializing in the education of health professionals, and has prepared more students for professional careers in pharmacy than any other academic institution in the world.
  • In 2011, the University launched MCPHS Online, offering the quality of an MCPHS University education to healthcare professionals around the world.
  • MCPHS University has a vibrant international student community with more than 850 international students from 56 countries around the world. To see where our diverse students come from, click here.
  • In 2002, the University dedicated its third campus in Manchester, N.H., which now houses programs in pharmacy, nursing, and physician assistant studies.
  • In 2001, the University acquired Boston's prestigious Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene.
  • In the last decade, the University has expanded its $85 million campus in downtown Worcester, Mass., to include programs in pharmacy, physician assistant studies, nursing, and physical therapy.
  • From 1996 to the present, the Boston campus has seen $100 million in construction and revitalization encompassing 350,000 new square feet of research, classroom, student residence, and administrative space.
  • The University’s endowment assets amount to approximately $578 million.

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Here we are by the numbers...

STUDENT POPULATION
  • All Campuses 7,074
  • Boston 4,675
  • Worcester 1,507
  • Manchester, N.H. 444
  • Online 448

DIVERSITY
  • Countries Represented 56
  • States/Territories Represented 50
  • From Mass. 55%

TUITION AND FEES
  • BS/PharmD (0-69 credits) $29,600
  • Accelerated BS $43,780
  • PharmD (70+ credits) $34,900
  • Worcester/Manchester PharmD $47,450
  • Boston Physician Assistant (PA) $34,900
  • Worcester/Manchester Physician Assistant (PA) $43,900
  • Optometry(OD) $39,100
  • Physical Therapy(DPT) $43,900
  • Room and board (avg.) $15,174
  • Books, supplies, transportation & other expenses $3,892
FRESHMAN CLASS PROFILE
2015-2016
  • New Freshman 781
  • Average SAT 1,599(combined)
  • Math 555
  • Critical Reading 516
  • Writing 528
  • Average ACT 24
  • GPA 3.48

STUDENT LIFE
  • Clubs & Organizations 100+

ALUMNI
  • Worldwide 25,414

ENDOWMENT
  • $578 Million

HOUSING
  • Students housed on Boston and Worcester campuses 1,254
    (Freshmen 47%)
EMPLOYEES
  • All Campuses 1,058
  • Faculty 686
  • Staff 372
FACULTY
  • Full time 297
  • Male 37.8%
  • Female 62.2%
  • Terminal Degree 91% (Full Time Faculty Only)

LIBRARY HOLDINGS
  • Print, Electronic Books, Media (Videos) 260,000
  • Electronic Journals 50,510
  • Databases 184
  • Accessible via FLO More than 1.2 million

FINANCIAL AID DISTRIBUTION
  • 90% of all students