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MCPHS Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
91%
Admission Difficulty for Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
How hard is it to get into MCPHS and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at MCPHS is 91%.  It ranks #66 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 4,381 out of 4,808 applicants were admitted.

The school has average admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 58 percent (SAT 970/1208 ACT 20/27). Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.41. 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The MCPHS application fee is $0 and applications are due by Feb 1.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.

MCPHS SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
970-1208
Applicants Submitting SAT
85%
SAT Scores for Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 970
SAT Scores for Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 618
SAT Composite 75th 1208
Average SAT Score 1090

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences?

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences typically prefers applicants to be in the top 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 850. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. MCPHS ranks #29 in Massachusetts for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 85 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1208 and Above Good >95%
1089 to 1208 Avg + 91%-95%
970 to 1089 Avg - 86%-91%
851 to 970 Reach 78%-86%
Less than 851 Low <78%
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MCPHS ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
15%
ACT Scores for Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 28
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into MCPHS?

Admission data indicates that MCPHS regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #30 in Massachusetts for highest average ACT composite score. 15 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >95%
23 to 27 Avg + 91%-95%
20 to 23 Avg - 87%-91%
17 to 20 Reach 80%-87%
Less than 17 Low <80%
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MCPHS GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.41
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into MCPHS. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences was 3.41 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #29 in Massachusetts for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.41 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as MCPHS accepts 91% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,818 990 4,808
Accepted 3,499 882 4,381
Acceptance Rate 92% 89% 91%
Enrolled 535 178 713
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 20% 16%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Feb 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=166656 IPEDS survey data for Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

FAQs

Does Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences prefer SAT or ACT?

85% of students submit their SAT scores to MCPHS. 15% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences?

91% of those who apply are granted admission to MCPHS. Admission competition is and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 970 and 1208. 85% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 27. 15% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.