MCPHS University

country rank  987
world rank  2601

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University Overview

Founded in 1823, MCPHS University is a non-profit private specialized higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Boston (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Massachusetts. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Worcester, Manchester. Officially accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, MCPHS University (MCPHS) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. MCPHS University (MCPHS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 196 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. MCPHS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym MCPHS
Founded 1823
Colours Cardinal red and white

University Location

Address 179 Longwood Avenue
Boston
02115-5896 Massachusetts
United States
Tel +1 (617) 732 2800
Fax +1 (617) 732 2801
Other locations Worcester, Manchester

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is recommended
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office 179 Longwood Avenue
Boston 02115
(617) 732 2850
800 225 5506

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools
2000 Classification Other separate health profession schools
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions focus, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to MCPHS University's Library
MCPHS University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 16,391 physical volumes, 1,850 physical media, 5,600 digital/electronic medium and 188 licensed digital/electronic databases. MCPHS University's library has 2 branches.
Housing Yes
MCPHS University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,244 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

New England Commission of Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1974


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
  • Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Colleges of Worcester Consortium

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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