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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 600 international students from 44 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 $400 million.

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Here we are by the numbers...

STUDENT POPULATION
  • All Campuses 6,548
  • Boston 4,506
  • Worcester 1,302
  • Manchester, N.H. 405
  • Online 335

DIVERSITY
  • Countries Represented 44
  • States/Territories Represented 50
  • From Mass. 56%

TUITION AND FEES
  • BS/PharmD (0-69 credits) $27,600
  • PharmD (70+ credits) $32,550
  • Worcester/Manchester PharmD $44,280
  • Worcester/Manchester Physician Assistant (PA) $40,950
  • Room and board (avg.) $13,950
  • Books, supplies, transportation & other expenses $3,404
FRESHMAN CLASS PROFILE
2012-2013
  • New Freshman 912
  • Average SAT 1,635(combined)
  • Math 573
  • Critical Reading 525
  • Writing 537
  • Average ACT 24
  • GPA 3.52

STUDENT LIFE
  • Clubs & Organizations 97+

ALUMNI
  • Worldwide 21,131

ENDOWMENT
  • $400 million

HOUSING
  • Students housed on Boston and Worcester campuses 1,056
    (Freshmen 59%)
EMPLOYEES
  • All Campuses 947
  • Faculty 637
  • Staff 310
FACULTY
  • Full time 279
  • Male 36.1%
  • Female 63.9%
  • Terminal Degree 86% (Full Time Faculty Only)

LIBRARY HOLDINGS
  • Print, Electronic Books, Media (Videos) 101,925
  • Electronic Journals 47,328
  • Databases 145
  • Accessible via FLO More than 1.2 million

FINANCIAL AID DISTRIBUTION
  • 90% of all students