MCPHS University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$36,060
3.92% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$38,776
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.939%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
88.3%
5,698 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
6,824
78.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
62%
308 Graduates

About

MCPHS University is a higher education institution located in Suffolk County, MA. In 2022, the most popular Professional Doctorate concentrations at MCPHS University were Pharmacy (488 degrees awarded), Optometry (55 degrees), and Physical Therapy (40 degrees).

In 2022, 2,386 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at MCPHS University. 74.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 25.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,051 degrees), 2.35 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (447 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at MCPHS University is $36,060, which is $21,119 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at MCPHS University is $36,060, which is $21,119 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $38,776.

In 2022, 95% of undergraduate students attending MCPHS University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 66% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$36,060
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at MCPHS University was $36,060. The cost of tuition at MCPHS University is $21,119 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$38,776
2022 Value
1.01%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 MCPHS University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $38,776. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of MCPHS University grew by 1.01%.

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Other Student Expenses

$18,950
Room and Board
$1,334
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at MCPHS University was of $18,950 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.72% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,334. The cost of books and supplies increased by 3.09% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

95%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
66%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

95% of undergraduate students at MCPHS University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.06% with respect to 2021, when 94% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0.939%
2019 Default Rate
18
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at MCPHS University was 0.939%, which represents 18 out of the 1916 total borrowers.

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Admissions

MCPHS University received 5,698 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 17.6% annual growth. Out of those 5,698 applicants, 5,029 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 88.3% acceptance rate.

There were 6,824 students enrolled at MCPHS University in 2022. 14% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

MCPHS University has an overall enrollment yield of 15.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

88.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
5,029
Accepted Out of 5,698

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of MCPHS University was 88.3% (5,029 admissions from 5,698 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 97.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 17.6%, while admissions grew by 6.21%..

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SAT Scores

14%
Submission Percentage (2022)
103
Scores Submitted (2022)

14% of enrolled first-time students at MCPHS University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

MCPHS University had a total enrollment of 6,824 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at MCPHS University is 5,381 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,443. This means that 78.9% of students enrolled at MCPHS University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at MCPHS University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 39.5% White, 18.1% Asian, 9.55% Black or African American, 9% Hispanic or Latino, 1.93% Two or More Races, 0.191% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0147% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at MCPHS University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (26.6%), followed by Asian Female (14.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.65%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (35.4%), followed by Asian Female (11.8%) and White Male (9.98%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

78.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at MCPHS University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,824 students. The full-time enrollment at MCPHS University is 5,381 and the part-time enrollment is 1,443. This means that 78.9% of students enrolled at MCPHS University are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at MCPHS University was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), MCPHS University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,693 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    1,237 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    652 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at MCPHS University is 39.5% White, 18.1% Asian, 9.55% Black or African American, 9% Hispanic or Latino, 1.93% Two or More Races, 0.191% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0147% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,174 more women than men received degrees from MCPHS University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at MCPHS University is white (1,051 degrees awarded). There were 2.35 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (447 degrees).

The most common Professional Doctorate concentration at MCPHS University is Pharmacy (488 degrees awarded), followed by Optometry (55 degrees) and Physical Therapy (40 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at MCPHS University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (2,344 degrees awarded), Biology (25 degrees), and Psychology (14 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at MCPHS University are Registered nurses (1,521,921 people), Physicians (594,211 people), Other managers (302,060 people), Postsecondary teachers (286,837 people), and Medical & health services managers (236,640 people).

The most specialized majors at MCPHS University in 2022 are Health (2,344 degrees awarded), Biology (25 degrees), Psychology (14 degrees), and Physical Sciences (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at MCPHS University are Surgeons, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Advertising sales agents

The most specialized majors at MCPHS University are Health (2,344 degrees awarded), Biology (25 degrees), Psychology (14 degrees), and Physical Sciences (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at MCPHS University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,137,537 people), Elementary & secondary schools (735,499 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (658,493 people), Outpatient care centers (475,640 people), and Offices of physicians (456,347 people).

The most specialized majors at MCPHS University are Health (2,344 degrees awarded), Biology (25 degrees), Psychology (14 degrees), and Physical Sciences (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by MCPHS University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 351 degrees awarded
  2. 181 degrees awarded
  3. 80 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at MCPHS University was Registered Nursing with 351 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

606
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,780
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 606 degrees were awarded to men at MCPHS University, which is 0.34 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,780).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 263 degrees were awarded to men at MCPHS University in Pharmacy, which is 0.648 times less than the 406 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 406 degrees were awarded to men at MCPHS University in Pharmacy, which is 1.54 times more than the 263 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

54%
100% Completion Time
66%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 54% of students graduating from MCPHS University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 66% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 68% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (74.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at MCPHS University is Female and Asian (74.6% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.55% of graduates (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,051 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    447 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    192 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at MCPHS University is white (1,051 degrees awarded). There were 2.35 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (447 degrees).

7.54% of degree recipients (180 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    821 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Female
    324 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    230 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at MCPHS University is white female (821 degrees awarded). There were 2.53 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (324 degrees).

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Operations

MCPHS University has an endowment valued at nearly $1.51B, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−13.4%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, MCPHS University had a total salary expenditure of 208M. MCPHS University employs 107 Assistant professors, 89 Associate professors and 64 Professors. Most academics at MCPHS University are Female Assistant professor (83), Female Associate professor (54), and Female Professor (41).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at MCPHS University are: Management, with 151 employees, Healthcare Practioners and Technical, with 123 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 84 employees.

Endowment

$1.51B
2022 Endowment
8.91%
decline from 2021

MCPHS University has an endowment valued at about $1.51B, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of MCPHS University declined 8.91% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.5B higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$97.2M
2022 Salaries
5.65%
growth from 2021

In 2022, MCPHS University paid a median of $97.2M in salaries, which represents 46.6% of their overall expenditure ($208M) and a 5.65% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$37.6M
Instructional Salaries
293
Number of Employees

In 2022, MCPHS University paid a total of $37.6M to 293 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
107 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
151 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at MCPHS University were Assistant professor with 107 employees, Associate professor with 89 employees, and Professor with 64 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at MCPHS University were Management with 151 employees, Healthcare Practioners and Technical with 123 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 84 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at MCPHS University was Female Assistant professor with 83 employees, Female Associate professor with 54 employees, and Female Professor with 41 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at MCPHS University.

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