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2013 Enrolled Student Profile

883 Students

GPA: 3.2 – 3.84
SAT: 1470 – 1790
ACT: 21 – 26

*Statistics represent the median 50% of enrolled students

How to Apply


You Can't Put a Price on a Great Education.

That's why we don't charge an application fee for first-year freshman students or transfer students. First-year freshman students apply to Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) through the Common Application, or the MCPHS Freshman Application

International students, please click here for a link to your application.

Transfer students, please click here for a link to your application.

Priority Application Filing Dates


MCPHS is currently accepting applications for Fall 2015. Only completed applications with the required materials listed below will be reviewed. 

  • Early Action I – November 1st
  • Early Action II – December 1st
  • Regular Decision – February 1st

The preferred method of applying to MCPHS is through the Common Application.   

To apply to MCPHS, using the Common Application, you must follow these steps:


1. Create a Common Application account and select Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences* as one of the schools to which you are applying. If you already have a Common Application account, please log on.

*You can also find MCPHS by searching for our former name or one of the following variations of it:

  • MCPHS
  • Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
  • Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Mass College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
  • Massachusetts College of Pharmacy
  • Mass College of Pharmacy

2. Submit all of your required materials including: 

  • Completed Common Application and Writing Supplement
  • Official high school transcript - including the first quarter grades of your senior year and midterm grades, when available. 
  • Official SAT or ACT
    • CEEB Code = 3512
  • TOEFL, IELTS, or ACT Compass results if English is not a first language.
  • One letter of recommendation from a guidance counselor is required.  
    • One letter of recommendation from a math or science teacher is strongly recommended.

3. Once your application is received, we will be communicating with you through email.  

Note: Please see our statement on technical standards.

To apply using the MCPHS Application, you must follow these steps:


1. Complete the MCPHS Freshman Application by clicking here.

Please note: You must complete the application in one sitting. The application does not save until you click submit.

2. Submit all of your required materials including: 

  • Personal Essay 
    • Topic - The reasons for choosing the specific healthcare career you wish to pursue at MCPHS.
  • Official high school transcript- including the first quarter grades of your senior year and midterm grades, when available.
  • Official SAT or ACT
    • CEEB Code = 3512
  • TOEFL, IELTS, or ACT Compass results if English is not a first language.
  • One letter of recommendation from a guidance counselor is required.
  • One letter of recommendation from a math or science teacher is strongly recommended.

These items may be submitted via email at admissions@mcphs.edu or by mail to:

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 
Admission Office 
179 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115

3. Once your application is received, we will be communicating with you through email.

To apply to MCPHS as an International student, you must follow these steps:


1. Complete the Freshman International Application by clicking here.

2. Submit all of your required materials for international applicants include (but are not limited to):

  • Completed Freshman International Application 
  • Official high school transcript
  • Official score report from one of the following: SAT, ACT, TOEFL, IELT or ACT Compass
  • One letters of recommendation

These items may be submitted via email at admissions@mcphs.edu or by mail to:

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 
Admission Office 
179 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115

3. Once your application is received, we will be communicating with you through email.

Note: Please see our statement on technical standards.

Contact us at 617.879.5964 or admissions@mcphs.edu if you have any questions. We look forward to receiving your application.