Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS University)
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS University) is a private university in Boston, Massachusetts that focuses on medical and health-related science degrees. It is located in the Longwood Medical and Academic Area. The university offers both standard and accelerated programmes of study in pharmacy and the health sciences. MCPHS provides undergrad and advanced programmes across the entire healthcare profession.

Cost of attendance

In 2019-2020, the average tuition and fees at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences were around $34,650 per year for undergraduate students. In-state students did not receive a discount.


Live in apartment-style suites high above our teaching areas and cutting-edge labs, or join the Treehouse's active community and share your living and dining spaces with art and engineering students from the Colleges of the Fenway. Whatever residential housing choice you choose, all undergraduate students have access to University-sponsored housing, which means your home away from home is already waiting for you. The average student spent $14,250 on accommodation and $3,688 on food.

Acceptance rate

There are now 7,095 students enrolled across three sites. MCPHS University has roughly 958 international students, accounting for 13.6 percent of all students. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has an acceptance rate of 83.9 percent.


Whether one is interested in science, pharmaceutical business, or something else, the courses and real-world experiences available at the Boston, Worcester, and Manchester campuses will equip students to become leaders in their respective fields and valuable members of the healthcare team. The Direct Entry Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D) programme, which is available on the Boston Campus, allows students to participate in clinical experiences in immersive laboratories.


It is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education.

Jobs and Placement

Because all MCPHS online programmes are part-time, students can work full-time while completing their degree or certificate. Internships, clinical placements, and research opportunities in the world's best healthcare companies are available to students. Students gain significant, real-world experience in institutions such as the No. 1 paediatric hospital in the country and New England's top-ranked cancer treatment centre, to name a few, from the leading hospitals in central Massachusetts and New Hampshire to Boston's excellent Longwood Medical and Academic Area. Graduates earn an average of $101,405.

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