Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS)

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Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences can be found in Boston, MA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has an enrollment of approximately four thousand students.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores within the range of 1470 (25th percentile) to 1790 (75th percentile) on the SAT and between 21 (25th percentile) to 26 (75th percentile) on the ACT is usually submitted among applicants that get into MCPHS. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the MCPHS average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.13 - 3.45. MCPHS has an acceptance rate of about 89% with 19% of applicants choosing to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at mcphs.edu.

Overall MCPHS Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

89.2%

The overall acceptance rate for Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences was reported as 89.2% in Fall 2013 with over 5,270 applications submitted to Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • MCPHS SAT Scores: 1470 - 1790
  • MCPHS ACT Scores: 21 - 26
  • MCPHS Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 77.0%
  • 2010-2011: 83.4%
  • 2011-2012: 79.6%
  • 2012-2013: 90.0%
  • 2013-2014: 89.2%
  • Projected MCPHS Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 86.2%

How Does MCPHS Compare?

89.2%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is sixty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Massachusetts College of Art and Design69.8%
Simmons College49.0%
Emmanuel College60.5%
Wentworth Institute of Technology57.6%
Wheelock College73.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants5,26528.0%72.0%
Admitted4,69728.0%72.0%
Enrolled88333.0%67.0%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to MCPHS (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading480 - 570
Math510 - 630
Writing480 - 590
Total Score1470 - 1790
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 26
Math23 - 27
Composite Score21 - 26
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