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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 750 international students from 42 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 $514 million.

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Here we are by the numbers...

STUDENT POPULATION
  • All Campuses 6,935
  • Boston 4,719
  • Worcester 1,447
  • Manchester, N.H. 414
  • Online 355

DIVERSITY
  • Countries Represented 42
  • States/Territories Represented 48
  • From Mass. 56%

TUITION AND FEES
  • BS/PharmD (0-69 credits) $28,600
  • PharmD (70+ credits) $33,700
  • Worcester/Manchester PharmD $45,850
  • Worcester/Manchester Physician Assistant (PA) $42,400
  • Room and board (avg.) $14,740
  • Books, supplies, transportation & other expenses $3,744
FRESHMAN CLASS PROFILE
2012-2013
  • New Freshman 875
  • Average SAT 1,611(combined)
  • Math 559
  • Critical Reading 519
  • Writing 532
  • Average ACT 23
  • GPA 3.50

STUDENT LIFE
  • Clubs & Organizations 90+

ALUMNI
  • Worldwide 23,828

ENDOWMENT
  • $514 million

HOUSING
  • Students housed on Boston and Worcester campuses 1,268
    (Freshmen 53%)
EMPLOYEES
  • All Campuses 936
  • Faculty 611
  • Staff 325
FACULTY
  • Full time 271
  • Male 32.7%
  • Female 67.3%
  • Terminal Degree 85% (Full Time Faculty Only)

LIBRARY HOLDINGS
  • Print, Electronic Books, Media (Videos) 220,000
  • Electronic Journals 50,510
  • Databases 146
  • Accessible via FLO More than 1.2 million

FINANCIAL AID DISTRIBUTION
  • 90% of all students