MCPHS University

Boston, MA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 3,664
Graduate Enrollment: 3,636
Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, medium, primarily residential // full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 97.71%

Male/Female: 23% / 77% (2017)

First generation college students: 30.5% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 4.5% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.6% (2016)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,245
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1090 - 1390

2022 Median Admit ACT: 27
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 23 - 31

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 69.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 57.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 47.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 38.6% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 34.5%
Black: 11.2%
Hispanic: 10.9%
Asian: 19.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
2+ races: 1.3%
Non-resident alien: 14.1%
Unknown race: 8.6%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $54,367
In-State tuition: $35,800
Out-of-State tuition: $35,800

Estimated books and supplies: $1,334 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $18,950 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $3,636 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $18,950 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $3,636 (2022)

Average Family Income: $86,252 (2017)
Median Family Income: $50,594 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 25.4%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 65.4%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $25,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $265 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $33,765
$30k-48k $35,102
$48k-75k $37,912
$75k-110k $40,278
$110k+ $39,907

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 51%
6-year graduation rate: 67%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 96.7% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $25,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,750 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $25,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $27,000 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 84.3% (2015)
@3 year 90.1% (2017)
@5 year 93.8% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 72.5% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 77.5% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $68,814 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $76,630 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Master's Degree Pharmacology and Toxicology. 3
Bachelor's Degree Health/Medical Preparatory Programs. 122 $27,000 $286 $28,672 ($2,389) $73,755 ($6,146)
First Professional Degree Optometry. 68 $2,565 $72,463 ($6,039) $102,546 ($8,546)
Bachelor's Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 354 $27,000 $286 $40,864 ($3,405) $63,385 ($5,282)
Master's Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 57
Doctoral Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 9
First Professional Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 612 $1,189 $98,409 ($8,201) $132,849 ($11,071)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 23
Bachelor's Degree Public Health. 13 $27,000 $286
Master's Degree Public Health. 51 $544 $60,666 ($5,056)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Public Health. 5
Master's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 19 $1,069
First Professional Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 37 $1,846 $71,368 ($5,947) $78,368 ($6,531)
Master's Degree Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems. 49 $1,048 $26,058 ($2,172)
First Professional Degree Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems. 5
Graduate/Professional Certificate Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems. 1
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 324 $34,000 $265 $72,097 ($6,008) $78,544 ($6,545)
Doctoral Degree Pharmacology and Toxicology. 3
Bachelor's Degree Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology. 2
Bachelor's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 13 $27,000 $286
Bachelor's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 24 $30,750 $286 $30,425 ($2,535) $39,114 ($3,260)
Master's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 5
Doctoral Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 15
Graduate/Professional Certificate Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 1
Bachelor's Degree Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 50 $31,000 $265 $64,468 ($5,372) $62,277 ($5,190)
Master's Degree Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 20 $466 $72,465 ($6,039)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 2
Master's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 35 $466 $68,103 ($5,675) $120,004 ($10,000)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Health and Medical Administrative Services. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 10
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 103 $30,750 $286 $72,944 ($6,079) $75,333 ($6,278)
Master's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 203 $1,412 $108,650 ($9,054) $126,351 ($10,529)
First Professional Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 10
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 61 $466 $110,139 ($9,178) $120,085 ($10,007)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 4
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 32 $27,000 $286 $41,263 ($3,439)
Bachelor's Degree Pharmacology and Toxicology. 5


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $97,497
Full time faculty: 33%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 12.0

School's endowment start of year: $1,214,213,118 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $1,660,129,792 (2022)