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Add MCPHS to your list of schools you are applying to and don't forget to answer our university-specific questions in our Member Profile, which includes an additional short-answer essay.
If you do not plan to complete the Common Application, you may apply to MCPHS as a first-year applicant using our MCPHS Internal Application.
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Common Application: Add MCPHS to your list of schools you are applying to and don't forget to answer our university-specific questions in our Member Profile, which includes an additional short-answer essay.
MCPHS Internal Application: If you do not plan to complete the Common Application, you may apply to MCPHS as a first-year applicant using our MCPHS Internal Application.
MCPHS has three application deadlines:
November 1 — Early Action Round I
Admission Notification: Mid-December
December 1 — Early Action Round II
Admission Notification: Mid-January
February 1 — Regular Decision
Admission Notification: Mid-February
Official transcripts from all secondary schools attended should be submitted by your guidance counselor or a school official. First quarter grades from senior year should be included if available when you apply.
Applicant's transcripts should include the following:
- Math: Algebra 1 & 2 and Geometry are required, however it is recommended that applicants complete four years of math up to Precalculus or Calculus.
- Science: Biology and Chemistry are required however it is recommended that applicants complete four years of lab science. Additional recommended courses may include Anatomy and Physiology, Physics, AP Biology, or AP Chemistry.
- English: Four years of English.
- Social Sciences: One year of history is required. A well-rounded curriculum of additional social science courses is recommended.
Transcripts may be submitted by your guidance counselor via the Common Application with the accompanying school report form. If mailing the transcript, it should be sent in a sealed envelope to:
179 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
You may also email your transcript to email@example.com, or send it via fax to 617.732.2118.
When applying through the Common Application, please submit a personal essay based on one of the topic choices provided. Please note there is an additional short-answer essay included in our Member Profile questions that you also must submit.
One letter of recommendation from a guidance counselor or teacher (math or science preferred) is required. However, you may submit more than one recommendation if you would like. Recommendation letters should be written on official school letterhead and submitted through the Common Application along with their required forms, or may be mailed to MCPHS in a sealed envelope directly from the school.
If mailing the recommendation, it must be sent directly from the recommender in a sealed envelope (no form required) to:
MCPHS Admission Office
179 Longwood Avenue
Boston MA 02115
MCPHS is test-optional, as we believe you are much more than a number. Our holistic review approach looks at all the components that make you, you. It is your decision whether you wish to submit test scores for us to review.
Should you decide to send your scores, they must be sent directly from the College Board or ACT, or may be accepted from your high school if they are recorded on your official transcript.
SAT School Code: 3512
ACT School Code: 1860
AP scores of 4 or 5 are also accepted for potential university credit. An official AP score report should be sent directly from the college board or included on your official transcript.
If English is not your first language, proof of language proficiency is required. Language proficiency may be submitted with a score report from the TOEFL, IELTS, or iTEP. For more information on our minimum English language proficiency requirements, visit the "English Proficiency" tab on our International Applicants page.