Overview

Applicants
5,265
Acceptance Rate
89%
Average HS GPA
3.52

GPA Breakdown

33%
Over 3.75
20%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
2%
2.00 - 2.49

Test Scores

SAT Reading
480 - 570
SAT Math
510 - 630
ACT Composite
21 - 26

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
25:1
Total Faculty
with Terminal Degree


Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
86%
Graduate in 5 years
94%
Graduate in 6 years
100%


Degrees

Bachelor's
Certificate
Doctoral/Professional
Doctoral/Research
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Experiential

Prominent Alumni


Henrietta DeBenedictis
Pioneering woman pharmacist; founder, MSHP

Eddie Duchin
Bandleader

Esther Wilkins
Forsyth, Textbook Author

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Feb 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$11,276

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$9,669

Average Need-Based Loan
$5,815

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$14,618

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
72%

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$28,470
Required Fees
$938
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$922

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
Yes
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants
Need College Aid Gift
Need Federal Pell Grant
Need Private Sch Grant
Need SEOG
Need State Sch Grant

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
3,897
Out of State
62%

International
12%
Foreign Countries Represented
32

Demographics

28.90%
Asian
5.17%
African-American
2.79%
Hispanic
42.94%
Caucasian
19.07%
Unknown
12.12%
International

67% female
33% male
62% are out of state
96% are full time
4% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
19%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus
59%

Campus Environment
Large Urban
Fire safety rating
98

Housing Options

Dorms Coed
Wellness Housing

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
66
Number of Honor Societies
5

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
2

Sports

Athletic Division
None


Student Services


Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
8

Average Number of PC's per Lab
47

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
No

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
Yes

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
No

Admissions Office Contact

Contact
Sandra Hernandez
Visit Concierge

Address
179 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Phone
617-879-5964

Email
admissions@mcphs.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
New Building , residence hall, labs
Pharmacy Laboratory
Dental Hygiene Clinic
Cafeteria (located in Mass. College of Art)
Student Lounge
In addition to the Boston campus, there are campuses in Worcester and Manchester NH with expanding program offerings.

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Fenway Park
Longwood Medical/Academic Area
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Harbor
Shopping (Newbury Street, Copley Place), Prudential Building and plaza.

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
M-F 9am and 2pm

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
N/A

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Varies

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
MBTA - Subway and Transit System for Greater Boston Amtrak and major bus carriers available at South Station International and domestic flights available at Logan Airport

Driving Instructions to Campus
From Logan Airport Take Mystic River Bridge, Routes 93 and 95. Follow Storrow Drive to the Park Drive/Kenmore Square exit (left exit). At exit ramp, take left fork, Boylston Street/Park Drive. Follow sign for Boylston Street/Outbound, staying in the right lane, and bear right onto Boylston. Continue on Boylston to Brookline Avenue, following sign to Brookline/Worcester. Continue on Brookline and take the first left after Beth Israel Hospital onto Longwood Avenue. Travel three blocks on Longwood to the College. From Massachusetts Turnpike Take Exit 22, Prudential Center/Copley Square. Bear left in tunnel to Prudential exit, which leads directly to Huntington Avenue (Route 9). Continue on Huntington Avenue for approximately two miles. Turn right onto Longwood Avenue and the College will be on your right. From Cape Cod and Points South Follow the Southeast Expressway to Massachusetts Avenue/Roxbury Exit. At the end of ramp, proceed straight onto Melnea Cass Boulevard. Follow Melnea Cass Boulevard to end, taking a left onto Tremont Street, then a right onto Ruggles Street. Follow Ruggles Street to end and turn left onto Huntington Avenue (crossing trolley tracks). Go approximately three blocks, turn right onto Longwood Avenue and the College will be on your right. From Route 9 and Points West Take Route 9 East into Brookline Village. Take a left onto Brookline Avenue. Continue on Brookline Avenue and take right onto Longwood Avenue. Travel three blocks to the College.

Local Accommodations
Best Western Boston - The Inn at Longwood AAA Rating 1-617-7314700 342 Longwood Ave Boston, MA Map 0.3 Howard Johnson Fenway Park 617 267-8300 1271 Boylston St Boston, MA Map 0.6 Beacon Townhouse Inn 617-232-2422 1023 Beacon St Brookline, MA Map 0.7 Beacon Inn 617-566-0088 1087 Beacon St Brookline, MA Map 0.7 Boston Hotel Buckminster 617-236-70500 645 Beacon St Boston, MA Map 0.8 Holiday Inn Brookline Travelocity Rating Rate: From $133.77 | 617-277-1200 1200 Beacon St Brookline, MA Map 0.9 Hotel Commonwealth 617-262-9554 500 Commonwealth Ave Boston, MA Map 0.9 Midtown Hotel AAA Rating 617-262-1000 220 Huntington Ave Boston, MA Map 1.0 Gryphon House (617) 375-9003 Web Site More Info 9 Bay State Rd Boston, MA Map 1.0 Hilton Boston Back Bay 617 236-1100 40 Dalton St Boston, MA Map 1.0 The Eliot Suite Hotel AAA Rating 617 267 1607 370 Commonwealth Ave Boston, MA Map 1.0
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Key Stats

5,265
Applicants
3,897
Size
89%
Acceptance Rate
1100
SAT Scores

Rankings & Lists