MCPHS University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Boston, MA

$34,650

Avg tuition

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About MCPHS University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

MCPHS University is a medium-sized private university located on an urban campus in Boston, Massachusetts. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,501, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 91%. The university offers 30 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 70%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for students are $34,650.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

91% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

82% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

70% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Recommended

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 20-27

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 970-1208

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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8k

Students enrolled

44%

Online student enrollment

13:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

40%

Asian

19%

Non-U.S. Citizen

13%

Black

9%

Unknown

8%

Hispanic

7%

Two or more races

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

73%

Socio-economic diversity

38% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

14

Total Online Enrollment

3,284

Student Location Breakout

44% 56%

Percent of Programs Online

75% On-campus

25% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Check Bold 100% online

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's X Bold Not offered

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 91% online

Master's Check Bold 19% online

Doctorate Check Bold 29% online

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

38%

State Grant Aid

28%

Institution Grant Aid

99%

Pell Grant

38%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,950
State Grant Aid $1,481
Institution Grant Aid $13,347
Pell Grant Aid $5,315

Financial Outlook

$26k

Average student debt after graduation

$82k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.